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  • VistEngland VAQAS

Children's Activity Event, from 8 Nov 2018

VAQAS Participants Stay Play Explore


Helena Wimbush


Burton Road,


More than just the usual 2-minute Santa visit – on selected dates throughout November and December – we’ve got plenty of magical activities that all the family will enjoy, all FREE* with your zoo admission ticket!

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

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 15 - Fri 16 Nov 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Nov 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Thu 20 - Mon 24 Dec 2018 10:00 to 17:00

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Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 15 - Fri 16 Nov Christmas at Twycross Zoo
Sat 17 - Sun 18 Nov Christmas at Twycross Zoo
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Nov Christmas at Twycross Zoo
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec Christmas at Twycross Zoo
Thu 20 - Mon 24 Dec Christmas at Twycross Zoo


  • 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

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


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