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.

Things To See & Do

We’re open from 10am – 6pm daily*!

*Twycross Zoo will be closed on Christmas Day.

The Gruffalo Discovery Land and the October Fiesta half term event is included with your Twycross Zoo ticket!

Come face to face with our amazing animals, play in our indoor soft play, and so much more!

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Enjoy a Twycross Zoo adventure...

THE GRUFFALO DISCOVERY LAND - BRAND NEW!

Follow Mouse's journey through the deep, dark wood and come face to face with the much-loved characters of Julia Donaldson's best-selling children's book - The Gruffalo. PLUS it's included within your Twycross Zoo admission!

OCTOBER FIESTA

Don't miss our October Fiesta! From 22 – 30 October you can enjoy a host of activities, entertainment and discover more about animals from around the world – all included in your zoo admission ticket!

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Explore acres upon acres of wildlife at Twycross Zoo - enjoy a family day out in nature and the outdoors.

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

Discover over 400 animals of 80 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, orangutan, gorilla and bonobo - the closest living cousins to the human race!

ANIMAL TALKS

Listen and learn about our amazing animals, from our expert discovery and learning rangers! A perfect opportunity to ask your animal questions and find out ways we can save endangered species! Look out for our rangers on their daily talks around the zoo.

SOFT PLAY

Open every day*! We're no longer taking online bookings. Walk-up bookings only on a first come, first serve basis. *Time slots apply.

ANIMAL EXPERIENCES AND TOURS

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.

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!

OUTDOOR PLAY

Our outdoor play areas are open and 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.

FOOD & DRINK

From a coffee from Oh Crumbs! Cafe 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.

GIFT SHOP

Don’t forget to visit our amazing gift shop where you can find plenty of unique, animal-themed items to buy! I 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. Did you know we have an online shop too?

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Take part in a photography workshop from award winning photographer Alex Wilkinson. Aimed at beginners the workshops are a fantastic way to get to grips with your camera kit among unique and endangered animals.