Twycross Zoo is a conference venue with a difference. A registered charity since 1972, it is currently home to over 1000 animals and is one of the Midlands' leading attractions, attracting around half a million visitors each year. Conference delegates and meeting attendees are welcome to enjoy the unique surroundings Twycross Zoo has to offer throughout the day. If booked in advance, private tours and animal encounters can also be arranged.
Ideally placed in close proximity to the main Midland cities of Leicester, Loughborough, Derby, Nottingham, Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Coventry, Twycross Zoo provides a great base to conduct conference meetings, team building events, exhibitions, private functions and business meetings. It also has excellent transport links, being located on the A444, 3 miles away from the M42 and between the M6 and M40.
Windows on the Wild is a beautiful function room overlooking a tidal wading birds aviary and boasting its own private entrance. Accommodating up to 120 people theatre-style, and up to 86 cabaret-style, it is a flexible space with state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities. From lectures to wedding receptions, Windows on the Wild is the perfect venue for any occasion.
For a prestigious meeting in an unusual setting, Twycross Zoo's Norton Grange is a must. Formerly the home of Molly Badham and Nathalie Evans, founders of Twycross Zoo, and comfortably accommodating up to 14 delegates, this peaceful location maintains many endearing traditional features and overlooks the scenic zoo and its fantastic gardens.
The Napier Centre at Twycross Zoo features a backdrop of an Elephant paddock to host a conference or large meeting for up to 70 delegates. The flexibility of this venue enables it to transform from a meeting room for seminars and teaching to an ideal syndicate room.
Open from September to March, Twycross Zoo's Gorilla Outpost is a further splendid location for both private functions and corporate events. Located in the heart of Twycross Zoo, the Gorilla Outpost is within touching distance of Twycross Zoo's notable Gorilla collection. This magnificent venue holds up to 120 delegates and provides a distinctive meeting room space.
If this is not enough, the dining experience at Twycross Zoo is of the highest standard, and you can find a menu to suit all budgets. From fine dining with waitress service to lighter working lunches, the Executive Chef will cater for all conference requirements.
Twycross Zoo is a remarkable Midlands venue for any conference and creates a truly unique experience for its clients.
9.1m x 15.2m
7.8m x 19.4m
12.5m x 15.4m
Himalaya Exhibition Space
7.5m x 15m
15m x 35m
4.5m x 5.4m
Molly Badham Boardroom
4.8m x 6m
7.6m x 11.1m
Windows on the Wild
9.4m x 16m