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There's something for everyone, so why not grab a fantastic Zoo Pass and visit all year round!

14th Dec

Christmas Starlight Night

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21st Dec

Christmas Starlight Night

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22nd Dec

Christmas Starlight Night

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14th Dec

Magic of Christmas

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28th Dec

Christmas Continues…

Join us on the 28th & 29th...

8th Feb

Zoo Photography for Children workshop

Here at Colchester Zoo we are offering...

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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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Christmas Sale!

Christmas Sale!

Fabzoolous Christmas savings! As our Black Friday deals come...

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Meet our new arrival!

Meet our new arrival!

Our rhino crash has welcomed a new member! As...

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Beat those January Blues!

Beat those January Blues!

Visit for just £10.00 in January! ‘Beat the January...

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Kids Eat Free

Kids Eat Free

KIDS EAT FREE this November at Penguini’s Restaurant!* Every...

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