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Around 500 animals to see

Around 500 animals to see


Burton Road,


Open 364 days a year, Twycross Zoo is fun day out for all the family set amongst the beautiful countryside on the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.

Explore the animal kingdom any time of the year with indoor and outdoor enclosures, interactive experiences and fun, exciting encounters. With over 500 animals, from over 150 different species, including some of the most endangered on the planet, bring the whole family to meet the Amur and Snow leopards, Lemurs, Giraffes, Penguins, Meerkats, a variety of monkeys PLUS lots more.

Did you know that Twycross Zoo is the only place in the UK to see all four types of great ape – Gorilla, Orang utan, Bonobo and Chimpanzee?

Immerse yourself into the curious world of Chimpanzees as you’re transported to the Jungle in their brand-new habitat at Twycross Zoo. Explore the winding paths of their enclosure and watch all 18 chimps at touching distance thunder from your side and over your head! For more information visit >

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 welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Open 364 days a year (excluding Christmas Day) from 10am - 5pm in the Winter and from 10am - 6pm in the Summer. Times may change for special events - visit for more information.


Adult: £19.76
Child: £15.26
Infant: Free
Concession: £17.55
Special Needs Carer – FREE

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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
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed