Twycross Zoo

Attractions in Atherstone

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Twycross Zoo


Come and see over 500 animals, from over 100 different species - including some of the most endangered on our planet! Monkeys, giraffes, leopards, meerkats, kangaroos, snakes, flamingos and more…Watch 4 species of gibbon swing around in Gibbon Forest, and see all 4 great apes; gorilla, orangutan, chimpanzee and the UK’s only group of bonobos. Walk with lemurs, feed the lorikeets, walk through Butterfly Forest, watch the Penguin Parade, listen to animal talks, and leave with a memory of your day out from our zoo shop. There’s an indoor soft play area, and a huge Wet ‘n‘ Wild water play area - so don’t forget a towel! Enjoy a range of homemade, freshly prepared food in The View restaurant, and pick up a drink from Costa Coffee Café. Twycross Zoo is a centre for conservation, education, family fun, and open 364 days a year.


I first visited Twycross in 2016 after it being highly recommended to me by a Safari Park featured in my Top 100 Attractions in Northwest England book and it has to be said Twycross Zoo really isn't just your average run of the mill zoo. Yes it's true, they do have animals from all over the world, but what I realised after my visit was that Twycross don't just take, they give back and in a huge way. As I Made my way around the zoo it really did hit me why exactly Twycross is famous for its huge conservation programme and the animals don't just look super healthy, they look very comfortable within their surroundings, which is not something you see in a every zoo within the British Isles. I found the entrance fee to be adequately priced and the facilities were of the highest standards, giving huge value for money. All in all I really did enjoy myself here and to be honest, I really cannot wait to return.

- Top 100 Review
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Contact Us

East Midland Zoological Society , Burton Rd,
Atherstone, Warwickshire , CV9 3PX

0844 474 1777



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