Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

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.

£2 for under 1 year olds

£6 for 1+ year olds

£3 for Twycross Zoo Members


Costa At Vine Café

The Vine café serves Costa specialities including Fairtrade coffee, hot and cold drinks, cakes, sandwiches and snacks. Children’s Meal Deal: Choose five items from a selection of sandwiches, snacks, fruit and treats for £5.95.

The perfect spot beside our Himalaya soft play and overlooking our snow leopard enclosure. See if you can spot our beautiful new male snow leopard Khumbu, as you enjoy your visit to Costa at The Vine Café. 

Indoor seating available within the Himalaya centre, beside the soft play.

Open every day 9:30am – 5pm

The View Restaurant

Enjoy a delicious meal at The View licensed restaurant for a dining experience like no other. Our indoor licenced restaurant overlooks our snow leopard enclosure, so you can see if you can catch a glimpse of beautiful Khumbu and Irma as you enjoy your meal!

Simply choose what you’d like from the menu and order at the bar (yep, we have a licensed bar!).

What’s on the menu?

Seating: Indoor restaurant. A member of our team will seat you at your table – fancy! Tables are on a first come first served basis. Regretfully, we cannot take reservation bookings for The View restaurant. 

We kindly ask that only food and drink purchased from The View Restaurant is consumed whilst seated here.

Opening schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 11:30 – 3pm (Opening times are subject to change depending on how busy we are.)

The View Restaurant may also open on peak days, such as bank holidays and school holidays during Spring – Autumn, plus occasional special events throughout the year, at our discretion.

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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10% off Food & Drink and the gift shop for Twycross Zoo Members*
Got a Twycross Zoo membership card? Show your card for 10% off in our retail and catering outlets. 

*Excludes alcohol.

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