Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

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

October Half Term at Twycross Zoo

Bring the whole family to experience October Fiesta this half term!

Inspired by the Mexican celebration Dia de Los Muertos, from 22 – 30 October you can enjoy a host of activities, entertainment and discover more about animals from around the world – included with zoo admission!


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Coming up this October Half Term...

Twycross Ofrenda

Don't miss the beautiful ofrenda as you enter Twycross Zoo. It's a traditional altar colourfully adorned with candles and flowers, where visitors can give thanks to loved ones and animals passed.

Mariachi Loco

On selected dates and times throughout half term, listen to the sounds of our traditional mariachi band whom are performing with guitars, guitarron, vihuela, trumpet, violin and more!

The Journey of the Butterflies

Celebrate one of the most beautiful butterflies on the planet. Take a photo with our beautiful monarch butterfly performers and help us signify the monarch butterfly migration by taking part in creating our butterfly craft wall.

Arts and Crafts

Stop by our arts and crafts station and take part in mask and paper bunting making and also creating your very own marigold flower bouquet!

Traditional Games

Working in collaboration with Birmingham-based Mexican arts collective, Itzatna Arts, join in with a whole host of traditional central and southern american games.


Working again with Itzatna Arts, join father and son duo, Alfredo and Sebas whom will celebrate the importance of family and explore the subtle themes of life and death in a gentle and way in mexican culture.


Treat your little ones to face painting this half term! From sugar skulls and skeletons to pumpkins and more! Additional charges apply.

Discover the Animal Kingdom

Did you know our spider monkeys, tapir and penguins are all from central or southern america? Discover over one hundred species of animals this half term!


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