Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

Things To See & Do

We can’t wait to welcome you back for a safe day out from 12th April!

In line with government guidance, you may notice that some of the areas around our zoo are closed, so keep up to date with what’s open and discover what you can see and do on your next day out!

Enjoy an outdoor-only adventure from the 12th April...

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Explore acres upon acres of wildlife at Twycross Zoo - the perfect place to relax, enjoy a family day out and immerse yourself with nature and the outdoors.

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

Discover over 500 animals of 125 species, from big cats to monkey, apes and birds PLUS more - some of the rarest species on the planet!

THE FOUR GREAT APES

Did you know Twycross Zoo is the only place in the UK home to the four great apes - chimpanzee, orang utan, gorilla and bonobo - the closest living cousins to the human race!

ANIMAL EXPERIENCES AND TOURS

With Covid-19 safety measures in place, get up close and personal with some of your favourite animals in an animal encounter, experience or tour! It's also a great chance to meet our knowledgeable keepers and ask those need-to-know questions! Limited availability - get in touch with us today to book.

HAND-FEED THE LORIKEETS

Walkthrough our open-air aviary and see how many of these rainbow birds you can spot. For a small charge, you can even feed them! Remember to wear your face covering inside the walkthrough.

ROARSOME TIGERS

Explore our multi million pound tiger habitat and come face to face with these iconic big cats. Stand under the visitor tunnel and wait and see if a tiger walks over your head!

WALK WITH LEMURS

Meet some of our most-loved primates in their walkthrough woodland habitat. These curious creatures may pop their heads out to say hello! Remember to wear your face covering inside the walkthrough.

OUTDOOR PLAY

Our outdoor play area is open, with Covid-19 safety measures in place, and it's FREE to enjoy with your little monkeys. With so much space to spread out, your family can have so much fun playing around our zoo.

PUDDLE SPLASHING

The typical British weather means that you might visit on a wet and rainy day, but don't worry - with your wellies and waterproofs take advantage of splashing in as many puddles as you can! Challenge accepted?

NATURE RESERVE

FREE to explore with your zoo admission ticket. Speak to a member of staff to point you in the direction of our on-site nature reserve, which is full of native plants and wildlife.

FOOD AND DRINK

From a coffee from Costa to fish and chips from The Catch Fish Bar, enjoy a takeaway treat on-the-go so you don't miss any outdoor fun! A full list of places to buy food and drink will be signposted at the zoo. Remember to wear your face covering when collecting food and drinks.

SHOP

Don’t forget to visit our amazing gift shop where you can find plenty of unique, animal-themed items to buy! From animal adoptions, cuddly toys, books, games, clothing and more, you’re bound to be able to find a perfect gift or souvenir to remember your day. Covid-19 safety measures in place. Remember to wear your face covering when entering our gift shop. Did you know we have an online shop too?

In line with government guidance around Covid-19, we have had to temporarily close some areas of Twycross Zoo.
The areas that are currently closed are;