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image for Visitor Centre item typeHimalaya at Twycross Zoo

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

Visitor Centre, next open Fri 3 Nov - Sun 24 Dec 2017, free entry

VAQAS Participants Stay Play Explore

Softplay at Himalaya

Softplay at Himalaya

Located on the grounds of Twycross Zoo, the multi-tiered Softplay Jungle at Himalaya provides a fun, safe and stimulating play environment for babies, toddlers and juniors so little monkeys can go wild!

Contact

Guest Services

0844 474 1777

Address

Burton Road,
Atherstone,
Warwickshire,
CV9 3PX

Details

Located on the grounds of Twycross Zoo, Himalaya is FREE to enter and open 364 days a year.

The perfect, family-friendly venue, bring your little ones to run wild in the giant, indoor Softplay whilst you enjoy a Costa coffee; Treat the whole family to the ultimate date night overlooking the Snow leopards at The View Restaurant; explore the Twycross Zoo Gift Shop and pick out a unique souvenir to take home.

Opening times:
Saturday - Thursday from 8.30am-6pm
Friday from 8.30am-9pm

Everyday Offers
• Starting from just £8, Himalaya has the best pizza takeaway for miles around!
• From 3pm – 6pm, get a hot drink and a cake for just £4.95
Fun & Food Friday Offer
• Open until 9pm, get Softplay and a 2-course kids meal for just £9.95.
Himalaya is a licence premises, so you can enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple too!

Find out more at www.twcyrosszoo.org

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
Fri 3 Nov - Sun 24 Dec 2017 Mon - Thu 08:30 to 18:00 | Fri 08:30 to 21:00 | Sat - Sun 08:30 to 18:00
Opening times:
Saturday - Thursday from 8.30am-6pm
Friday from 8.30am-9pm

Prices

Free entry

There is a small charge to use Soft Play. Find out more at www.twycrosszoo.org/Himalaya

Events at this Venue

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

Directions

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

Facilities

  • 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

Parking

  • 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)

Dining

  • 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

Entrance

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