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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!

8th Feb

Zoo Photography for Children workshop

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14th Feb

Big Cat Photography workshop

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22nd Feb

Character Weekend

22nd February – Peppa Pig & George...

15th Feb

February Half Term

Fabzoolous Friends this February Half Term! Visit...

23rd Feb

Character Weekend

23rd February – Chase & Skye from...

15th Mar

Colchester Zoo Character Breakfast

From 9.30am – 11.00am What better way...

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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!

The Latest Zoo News

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White rhino calf named!

White rhino calf named!

Animal Care Team announce name of White rhino calf...

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The Outpost Coffee Lounge

The Outpost Coffee Lounge

The Coffee Lounge The final phase of the new...

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Action for the Wild Fundraising

Action for the Wild Fundraising

Raising vital funds for the animals affected by the...

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Three little pigs come to Colchester Zoo!

Three little pigs come to Colchester Zoo!

Three little pigs come to Colchester Zoo! On the...

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