Visiting The Area

Twycross Zoo is a major visitor attraction at the heart of England and we are proud to work alongside a number of tourism partnerships to promote the benefits of visiting our region.

If you are thinking of visiting the zoo, why not consider making a weekend or short break of your trip? The following links will provide you with lots of information about the area around our zoo, places to stay and other attractions you might wish to visit once you been to see us.

The National Forest

national_forest_logoWonderful woodland walks, Forest experiences, historic houses, exciting visitor centres, sparkling lakes, cosy guesthouses, log cabins in sun-dappled glades, fantastic festivals - these are just waiting for you in The National Forest.

Visit The National Forest Website

Go Leicestershire

Go LeicestershireWhether you want to explore the past and the exciting discovery of Richard III, enjoy the great outdoors at The National Forest, experience one of the many festivals, there's plenty to do to fill your weekends in Leicester and Leicestershire!

Visit The Go Leicestershire Website

Hinckley & Bosworth Tourism Partnership

H&B partnership-logoSo many places are available for you to enjoy - including multi award-winning Twycross Zoo, old fashioned Steam Trains to ride on, tasty home-made goodies at Country Tearooms, the Midlands largest Antiques Centre, the UK’s leading Battlefield site with state-of-the-art Museum, canal tours and Marina Boat Hire, the recently refurbished Hinckley Concordia Theatre and a fascinating market in Hinckley Town centre (recently awarded UK Outdoor Market of the Year).

Visit The H & B Tourism Website

Northern Warwickshire

WebVisit Northern Warwickshire is a non profit making organisation which aims to raise the profile of  the region. Members include accommodation providers, tourist attractions, pubs, restaurants, heritage centres, stately homes and children’s farms.  They aim to provide visitors to the area with a complete tourism experience, increasing their enjoyment and desire to return and creating a vibrant rural economy.

Visit Northern Warwickshire's website


Stratford logoStratford-upon-Avon is situated in the heart of the English Midlands. A market town dating back to medieval times, Stratford is today most famous as the birthplace of the Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare. Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the town each year to visit the historic properties associated with Shakespeare, go to the theatre and enjoy the many attractions in the town and surrounding area.

Visit the website