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

Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

21st July 2018
Meet our mascots as they come out to play every weekend throughout July at Edinburgh Zoo.
Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

22nd July 2018
Meet our mascots as they come out to play every weekend throughout July at Edinburgh Zoo.
Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

28th July 2018
Meet our mascots as they come out to play every weekend throughout July at Edinburgh Zoo.
Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

Meet the Edinburgh Zoo Mascots

29th July 2018
Meet our mascots as they come out to play every weekend throughout July at Edinburgh Zoo.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

15th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

16th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

29th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.
Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

Spiders: Fight Your Phobia

30th September 2018
Do you hate spiders? Then come along to this 'Fight Your Spider Phobia' workshop with RZSS.

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