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Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo


Twycross Zoo


Burton Road,


Welcome to the Wetlands at Twycross Zoo. Our trail will take you on a journey through an important native habitat.

An inland water ecosystem, the Wetlands are one of the most valuable natural resources on the planet. Immobilising carbon and nutrients they are extremely important for water purification and act as a natural storage facility for rain water - producing large amounts of plant biomass as a result.

An area developed to provide a natural habitat for rare and endangered species, the Wetlands will bring you closer to nature than ever before. This designated area will provide a safe and secure home for resident bats, birds, insects and small mammals to thrive and reintroduce new species as nature takes its course.

Whether it be a leisurely stroll on a warm summer's afternoon, or a morning spent huddled in a hide to catch a glimpse of visiting rare and interesting birds or pond dipping with children, the Wetlands will bring something for all ages! By developing a wetland area, Twycross Zoo will continue to save wildlife on its very doorstep and influence species to thrive in a natural wetland habitat.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Open all the time


The Wetlands opens from 11am and to enter you will need to show the wristband you were given when paying to enter the zoo or your Friends of Twycross Zoo membership card.




    Plan route to Twycross Zoo using Google mapsPlan route using 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. Twycross Zoo is signposted on the brown attractions signs.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • 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
    • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


    • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

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