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ZOO NEWS

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

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Sadly on 23rd December 2015 the Lost Madagascar Express Road Train and it's station were destroyed in a fire. We are pleased to say that at no point were any animals or staff in danger. Since then the train has been closed...

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As part of the VisitEssex Tourism and Hospitality awards Colchester Zoo has proudly been announced as the best large attraction in Essex!  The awards aim to recognise the fantastic spirit and hard work of companies and businesses within the tourism sector...

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It was a normal day for the Pearcy family enjoying a day out at the zoo and Caroline, although heavily pregnant had no feeling that this was going to be the day she would be giving birth to her second child....

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Colchester Zoo has been listed in the top 2 best zoo's in the UK for the TripAdvisor Traveller’s choice attraction awards!  Colchester Zoo also rated sixth best zoo in Europe and eleventh in the world, according to millions of traveller reviews...

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Visit Colchester Zoo for a fantastic family day out with daily displays, fantastic food outlets and the chance to hand feed some of nature's giants!  SAVE ON THE COST OF ADMISSION! Don't forget to buy your E-tickets online, at least 24...

OPENING TIMES

5.00pm close or dusk if earlier
Last admission to zoo grounds at 4.00pm

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