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

YOUR ROAR-SOME ADVENTURES AWAIT

With over 500 animals, the Himalaya Centre, indoor soft play jungle, and so much more, you can make amazing memories from amazing moments with a visit to the Zoo.

Please be advised that our Lemur Walkthrough is currently closed. For more information about Lemur Walkthrough click here.

Due to regional cases of Avian Influenza in native birds, we have made the decision to close our Lorikeet Landing walkthrough until further notice, to keep our birds safe.

Please note The Catch Fish Bar will be closed on 13.01.22 but pizza is available from The View Restaurant.

Following latest Government Guidance, from the 30th November 2021 face coverings must be worn to enter all indoor areas (unless exempt). Click here to read our full safety measures

Enjoy a Twycross Zoo adventure...

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Explore acres upon acres of wildlife at Twycross Zoo - 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!

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

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

Lorikeet Landing is currently closed. Due to regional cases of Avian Influenza in native birds, we have made the decision to close our Lorikeet Landing walkthrough until further notice to keep our birds safe

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.

FOOD AND DRINK

Please note The Catch Fish Bar will be closed on 13.01.22, but Pizza is available from The View Restaurant in our Himalaya Visitor Centre. 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.

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. Covid-19 safety measures in place. A face covering must be worn when entering our gift shop (unless exempt). Did you know we have an online shop too?