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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!

20th Sep

Big Cat Photography workshop

FULLY BOOKED – To be added to...

21st Sep

Zoo Photography for Children workshop

FULLY BOOKED – To be added to...

22nd Sep

Colchester Zoo Character Breakfast

What better way to start your Sunday...

28th Sep

Starlight Safari Night

Join us for a late summer evening...

6th Oct

Colchester Zoo Stampede – Half Marathon!

On October 6th 2019 you will have...

12th Oct

SAVE THE DINO DATE!

Introducing Dino Day to Colchester Zoo! Take...

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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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Critically Endangered Leopard Cubs Born for the First Time at Colchester Zoo
Critically Endangered Leopard Cubs Born for the First Time at Colchester Zoo

Critically Endangered Leopard Cubs Born for the First Time at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo is excited to announce that on the...

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Meet Luna this Christmas…
Meet Luna this Christmas…

Meet Luna this Christmas…

Introducing this year’s Christmas mascot! Santa has been very...

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Sad farewell to Pippin the Chimpanzee
Sad farewell to Pippin the Chimpanzee

Sad farewell to Pippin the Chimpanzee

On Monday 9th September 2019 Colchester Zoo said a...

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New species coming to Colchester Zoo!
New species coming to Colchester Zoo!

New species coming to Colchester Zoo!

Colchester Zoo is excited to announce that we will...

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