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  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Stay Play Explore
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Zoo, next open Sun 1 Jan - Sun 31 Dec 2017

VAQAS Participants Stay Play Explore

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo


Ticket Office

0844 474 1777


Burton Road,


Twycross Zoo has been providing the exciting opportunity to get close to wildlife for over 50 years and has achieved well-respected status as one of Britain's major zoos, attracting half a million visitors each year.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sun 1 Jan - Sun 31 Dec 2017
Christmas Day closed
We are open every day except Christmas Day. We open at 10am, and we close at 6pm in summer and 5pm in winter. When we have special events, we sometimes stay open later, so check for detail of our events.


Adult – £19.45 With online discount £18.48

Child – (3-16yrs) – £14.45 With online discount £13.73

Infant – (under 3yrs) – FREE

Concession – senior citizens (aged 60 and over) – £17 with online discount £16.15
Concession – students with a NUS card – £17 with online discount £16.15

Special needs adult – £16.45 with online discount £15.63

Special needs child – £12.45 with online discount £11.83

Special needs carers are free of charge on a one to one ratio when purchasing a special needs adult or special needs child’s ticket. Carers are required to pay normal admission prices if a zero value ticket is purchased. Additional carers are required to pay normal admission prices.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 16 - Sun 17 Dec Christmas
Tue 19 - Sun 24 Dec Christmas


See location of Twycross Zoo on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 318061  Lat: 52.65171 Long: -1.53136

The Zoo is located on the A444, which can be accessed via the A5 and the M42 (junction 11).Twycross Zoo is well signposted on the brown attractions signs.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesGravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance