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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It’s nearly a year since Winter the reindeer became Santa’s little helper and over the last few months, Santa, Winter and the elves have been very busy prepping for Christmas. Throughout the year, Santa receives hundreds upon hundreds of letters from children...

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We’ve offering your Zooper SAVINGS this October half term! Book our Zooper Combi ticket deal to visit this October and 2 adults + 2 children can enter the zoo for just £60.00!* That’s a saving of over £17.00 off our gate...

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Colchester Zoo Access on Sunday 9th September 2018 Road Closures On the 9th September roads surrounding Colchester Zoo will be closed for the Colchester Stampede Half marathon however please be assured that the zoo will still be accessible for visitors. Between 9.00am...

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Buy E-tickets online in advance to visit us from the 1st – 19th October 2018 and enjoy admission to Colchester Zoo with a fantastic 20% off! Enjoy a family day out for less this Autumn with our fantastic undercover areas, delicious...

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Colchester Zoo is committed to all of our food and Ice Cream products across Catering, Retail and Sweet Shop being either palm oil free or RSPO approved. Every product we sell has been verified and we hold certification on file. Big...


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

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