Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

Charity Heart

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.


Himalaya is our unique, family-friendly venue which is separate from the zoo and free to enter.

Soft Play

The multi-tiered soft play jungle provides a fun, safe and stimulating play so your little ones can can go wild!

The jungle-themed play area has lots of activities across four levels for endless entertainment, including; a designated baby area for children aged 0-2; a toddler area for children aged 2-5; and a junior section for children aged 5-12.

Prices: £5 for 1 year olds and over, £2 for Twycross Zoo Members


Costa At Vine Café

*Please note that our catering outlet opening times are subject to change*

This café serves Costa specialities alongside a range of paninis and soup made by our in-house baker.

Children can choose five items from a selection of sandwiches, snacks, fruit and treats for just £4.95.

The View Restaurant


*Please note that our catering outlet opening times are subject to change*

The View Restaurant, located inside the Himalaya visitor centre, has re-opened for eat-in dining every Saturday and Sunday from 11.30am for visitors who are ordering food.

In line with government guidance around Covid-19, tables in our restaurant are restricted and are available on a walk-up, first come, first served basis. Pre-booking is unavailable.

When visitors arrive at The View Restaurant they will be greeted by a hostess and asked to scan a QR code for track and trace. Hand sanitiser will be available to use on arrival too. If a table is available, visitors will be escorted to a social-distanced table and given a disposable menu.

The new restricted food menu is available to view here.

All food and drinks must be ordered and payments made at the table. Card payments are preferred but cash will be accepted too. A 10% discount on food and drinks is available for Twycross Zoo Members with a Membership I.D Card, as usual. Once meals are finished our friendly team will politely ask that you leave and enjoy the rest of your day at Twycross Zoo so they can promptly sanitise the table for our next diners.

Twycross Zoo Gift Shop

Treat your friends and family to a unique gift from the Twycross Zoo Gift Shop!

From cute, cuddly toys to one-of-a-kind sculptures for your home, all of our items are perfect gifts for birthdays, Christmas and other special occasions. There really is something for all ages to enjoy!

The money made through the Twycross Zoo Gift Shop contributes to looking after our own animals as well as protecting some of the most endangered animals across the world. Discover more about the animal conservation projects that we support.

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