Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

Things To See & Do

Enjoy a safe day out – we’re OPEN!

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 a Twycross Zoo adventure...


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.


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! *From 17th May indoor animal viewing areas will reopen with Covid-19 safety guidance in place*


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! *From 17th May indoor animal viewing areas will reopen with Covid-19 safety guidance in place*

NEW Toddler Drop-in activity - Fridays* in June!

It's TIME to TALK to TODDLERS about the complex topics that face our planet... but brought to life with short, fun, drop-in activities! From 10am-2pm on Friday 11th, 18th and 25th June only!


Open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and school holiday! Online bookings essential.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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?


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.


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. *From 17th May indoor dining will be available with Covid-19 safety guidance in place*


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;