Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

About Edinburgh Zoo

134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh West EH12 6TS
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Edinburgh Zoo is owned by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). The Society was founded in March 1909, and the Zoo opened in July 1913.

Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, the Zoo is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city centre.

Apart from getting close to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, there are many different ways to enjoy your day out.

You can experience a busy programme of educational events and activities - ranging from keeper talks through to hands-on animal encounters - and a wide-range of eating experiences, several play areas and a fantastic gift shop.

Opening Hours:
9.00am to 6.00pm April - September
9.00am to 5.00pm October & March
9.00am to 4.30pm November - February

Upcoming Events at Edinburgh Zoo

Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

16th September 2019
Have an unforgettable day learning how to take better photographs of stunning animals and nature and understanding how to get the most out of your camera.
Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

17th September 2019
Have an unforgettable day learning how to take better photographs of stunning animals and nature and understanding how to get the most out of your camera.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

28th September 2019
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

15th November 2019 - 26th January 2020
With an extended route for 2019 and over 600 brand-new lanterns, there’s more to explore this year as Giant Lanterns return to Edinburgh Zoo from 15 November to 26 January 2020!

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