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

EXTEND THE SUMMER FUN

With over 500 animals, outdoor play, beach, and so much more, you can make amazing memories from amazing moments with a visit to the Zoo.

Please be advised that Lemur Walkthrough and our Bonobo habitat are currently closed. For more information about Lemur Walkthrough click here.

Enjoy a Twycross Zoo adventure...

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Explore acres upon acres of wildlife at Twycross Zoo - relax on our Beach, 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! We recommend wearing a face covering in our indoor enclosures.

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! We recommend wearing a face covering in our indoor enclosures. Please note: Our bonobo habitat is currently closed for visitors.

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, 'Discover more' for details.

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.

TWYCROSS ZOO BEACH

Don't miss our BRAND NEW 15m-long, sandpit, the perfect place to relax, make sand castles and grab a photo next to our giant deck chair! Available everyday, weather permitting.

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 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.

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. We recommend wearing a face covering when collecting food and drinks indoors.

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. We recommend wearing a face covering when entering our gift shop. Did you know we have an online shop too?