Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

Charity Heart

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.

Things To See & Do

JOIN US FOR AN AMAZING MAY HALF TERM ADVENTURE!

The Gruffalo Discovery Land is OPEN!

PLUS don’t forget to discover over 400 animals, Wet ‘n’ Wild water play, indoor soft play, and so much more!

Enjoy a Twycross Zoo adventure...

THE GRUFFALO DISCOVERY LAND - BRAND NEW!

Open now, 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!

LOVE YOUR ZOO WEEKEND - Sat 28 - Sun 29th May 2022!

For one weekend ONLY, enjoy kangaroo stilt performers, creative cubes, our giant animatronic tortoise, storytimes and so much more - all included in your Twycross Zoo admission!

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!

Wet 'n' Wild Play Area

NOW OPEN for Spring and Summer and included in your zoo admission! Let your littles ones to run wild and splash like a penguin in our water play area

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 AND 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.