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Temporary Zoo Closure as of Monday 23rd March

It is with great pain and sorrow we have had to take the decision to close Colchester Zoo down to visitors from the morning of Monday 23rd March.

For more information please read the letter written by the directors of Colchester Zoo under our news section.

4th Oct

Colchester Zoo Stampede – Half Marathon!

The Race On 4th October 2020 you...

29th Nov

Colchester Zoo Stampede – 10K

Due to COVID-19 the Colchester Stampede 10k...

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Temporary Zoo Closure Announcement

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Temporary Zoo Closure Announcement

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Bringing The Zoo To You

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Bringing The Zoo To You

COVID-19 FAQs

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COVID-19 FAQs

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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Our cheetah cubs have been named!

Our cheetah cubs have been named!

Thanks to your votes our cheetah cubs have been...

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Fight For Survival Continues

Fight For Survival Continues

Our fight for survival continues… Colchester Zoo has been...

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Our Bush dog family has grown again!

Our Bush dog family has grown again!

Our Bush dog family has grown again! On the...

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A glimmer of hope…

A glimmer of hope…

A letter to you, our friends, from the heart...

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