Twycross Zoo is a popular destination for family fun, located near to Ettington Park Hotel make us your base if you are looking for things to do with the kids.

It offers the chance to see some of the most amazing animals on earth in 88 acres of beautiful countryside. There are several play areas, including a huge outdoor wet play area giving the children hours of fun.

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity and famous for its world renowned primate collection. It is the only place in the UK that you can see all four types of great ape - gorilla, chimpanzee, orangutan and bonobo. They are also home to the most critically endangered big cat on earth, the Amur leopard and the magnificent snow leopard, as well as over 500 other animals from almost 150 species. 

There are opportunities to be close up to Lemurs, Lorikeets and Butterflies with their enclosed walk through habitats, plus in Pets Corner, your little ones can meet a whole host of animals. 

On the perimeter of the zoo they have their very own Nature Reserve, which is an important native wetlands habitat. Its 9 ponds form part of their water filtration system and you can spend time there seeing local native wildlife with over 400 species recorded including critically endangered grey partridge and garden dark moth! 

Local attractions and things to do in the area may not be open all year round and may require pre-booking. Please check the attraction website before visiting to avoid disappointment.

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