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Check out a selection of events from our full calendar!
There's something for everyone, so why not grab a fantastic Zoo Pass and visit all year round!

26th Oct

Fright Nights

Stay after dark for this year’s Fright...

28th Oct

Fright Nights

Stay after dark for this year’s Fright...

30th Oct

Fright Nights

Stay after dark for this year’s Fright...

31st Oct

Fright Nights

Stay after dark for this year’s Fright...

2nd Nov

Fright Nights

Stay after dark for this year’s Fright...

26th Oct

Shriek Week

‘Shriek Week’ returns to Colchester Zoo this...

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Beautiful, Unusual & Rare Species Of The Animal Kingdom

We are proudly listed as the 11th best zoo around the world and in the top 2 zoos in the UK as part of the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Attractions.

During your visit to Colchester Zoo, you will see many species from around the world and can learn more about them at our fantastic daily encounters, giving you the chance to see our animals being fed, watch a training session or perhaps just quiz their keepers!

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Dino Day
Dino Day

Dino Day

Dino Day statement from the Zoo Directors Colchester Zoo’s...

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Exclusive Passholder offer!
Exclusive Passholder offer!

Exclusive Passholder offer!

Limited offer exclusively available to Colchester Zoo Passholders! Treat...

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Developments continue at Colchester Zoo
Developments continue at Colchester Zoo

Developments continue at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is continually reinvesting into the park with...

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Our Bush Dog pups have been named!
Our Bush Dog pups have been named!

Our Bush Dog pups have been named!

Meet the new additions to the family! On the...

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