Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

Things To Do

Following the latest Government announcement of a national lockdown (04/01/2021) Twycross Zoo will be closed from midnight on 4th January 2021. We will try to share as much behind the scenes footage with you as possible to help lift your spirits during this difficult time. Please visit our social media pages to see more.


500 animals

Explore our 100 acre, open-air zoo and discover over 500 animals of 125 different species, in their habitats! PLEASE NOTE: Face coverings are required to enter all indoor animal enclosures

Tiger Habitat

Discover our most-recent ROARsome residents who have now been in their multi-million pound habitat for over a year!

Lorikeet Landing

Explore our walkthrough aviary and see how many of these rainbow birds you can spot. PLEASE NOTE: In line with government guidelines, you need to wear a face covering to enter this walkthrough. We have temporarily put on hold public lorikeet feeds until further notice.

Safari Cars

Let your little ones take the wheel of their own Safari Car as they take a trip around Explorer Zone! *Additional prices apply

Pet the goats

Meet some of our cheeky goats in their walkthrough Farmyard habitat - they love a tickle behind their ears!

Lemur Walkthrough

Meet some of our most loved primates in their walkthrough woodland habitat.

Outdoor Play Areas

Our multiple outdoor play areas are open and FREE to enjoy with your little monkeys. Remember to wash your hands before and after use!

Food & Drink

The Catch Fish Bar, Costa and a selection of refreshment kiosks around the zoo are open for grab-and-go takeaway options. Remember to pay by contactless card if you can! PLEASE NOTE: Face Coverings are required to enter our takeaway Restaurants including The Catch Fish & Chips and Costa Coffee

Animal Experiences

Get up close and personal with some of your favourite animals, plus a chance to pick the brains of our knowledgeable keepers. PLEASE NOTE: In line with Tier 4 government guidance around Covid-19, our animal experiences have been put on hold until further notice. If you have an animal experience booked with us, our team will be in touch as soon as possible to re-arrange your booking for a future date.

Nature Reserve

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


In line with government guidance around Covid-19, you may notice some changes to your day out.

Some areas of our 100-acre zoo are closed until further notice:

Last updated: 31/12/2020. We will update this regularly as government guidance changes.