There's always a new story to tell at Colchester Zoo, from welcoming new arrivals, to exciting things to see and discover.

in Enclosures & Development
Back in September 2018 we started some exciting work on our main entrance and admissions building! Over the winter period we have been busy implementing a new website and system infrastructure that is ready to launch on the 20th March. Whilst...

in Enclosures & Development
Following the move of our Patas & Colobus monkeys to their new home in September 2018 at our recently developed ‘Out of Africa’ enclosure. We are excited to announce that as of Monday 11th March we will be starting work on...

in Enclosures & Development
Back in September 2018 our construction team began work on the zoo’s main entrance to create a brand new admissions building as part of phase one of our ticketing, admissions and shop redevelopment. We are excited to announce that as of...

in Enclosures & Development
NEW Remi Brown Play Area includes fantastic facilities! Colchester Zoo is excited to announce that work is complete on the redevelopment of our Remi Brown play area, located at ‘Edge of Africa’ which is now open! This new and exciting play...

in Enclosures & Development
At the start of 2018 our black and white colobus monkeys temporarily moved in with our Patas monkeys as their old enclosure was demolished as part of the Lion Rock development project. Since then work on their new home has been...


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