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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo


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.

Visit Twycross Zoo’s Asian elephants before they leave in early 2018
The all-female elephant herd are packing up their trunks for a new home in early 2018, which will allow the herd to breed naturally with a bull elephant. Make sure you come and see them before they make their trip >

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?

NEW Chimpanzee Habitat coming in 2018
Immerse yourself into the curious world of Chimpanzees as you’re transported to the Jungle in their brand-new habitat at Twycross Zoo. Coming soon in 2018, 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 >

For more information about Twycross Zoo and for best ticket prices 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 welcomeDisabled accessDogs 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.


Online Prices;
Adult – £18.48
Child (3-16yrs) – £13.73
Infant (Under 3yrs) – FREE
Concession – £16.15
Special Needs Adult/Child (3-16 yrs) – £15.63/£11.83

For best prices, book online >


  • 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
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesNut free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


  • 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