ZSL London Zoo

 
 
ADDRESS
Regent's Park Outer Circle, Primrose Hill, London NW1 4RY 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily from 10am | Closing times vary from 4pm to 6pm depending on the season. Exceptions: Closed 25 December
 

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ZSL London ZooLondon Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the world's most famous zoos and home to over 12,000 animals. 'Meet the Animals' shows are held daily, giving visitors the opportunity to learn more about the animals from their keepers. Rare and beautiful creatures can be seen in the Aquarium, Gorilla Kingdom, the Clore Rainforest Lookout, Penguin Pool, Butterfly Paradise and in the Blackburn Pavilion - home to more than fifty species of birds. The 'Animal Adventure' children's zoo gives kids the chance to experience the sights and smells of the animal kingdom up close. There are tree top and roots zones taking children from the red pandas among the leaves to the underground animals down below. You can even feed and touch the goats and sheep and meet the donkeys, llamas and pigs. City zoos are perhaps a little dated: they've had to take out the elephants, because there wasn't enough space for them, and you'll see happier animals in the safari parks at Windsor and Longleat. Nonetheless, if you don't have the time to travel that far, this zoo is still among the best in the world and a visit is well worthwhile. Every child in London should go at least once.

 

ZSL London Zoo events

 
ZSL Writers' TalksZSL Writers' TalksLeading writers Louise Doughty, Sara Wheeler, Susie Orbach, David Harsent, Tom Holland and great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin, Randal Keynes come together to present the groundbreaking Writers' Talks on endangered species at ZSL London Zoo.23rd July 2014Wednesday 1st October 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
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ZSL Writers' Talks
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  23rd Jul, 20th Aug, 16th Sep and 1st Oct 2014 - 6.30pm-9pm
Leading writers Louise Doughty, Sara Wheeler, Susie Orbach, David Harsent, Tom Holland and great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin, Randal Keynes come together to present the groundbreaking Writers' Talks on endangered species at ZSL London Zoo.
Drawing & Monoprinting: Workshop (Ages 4-11)Drawing & Monoprinting: Workshop (Ages 4-11)Learn observational drawing skills.6th August 2014Wednesday 6th August 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
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Drawing & Monoprinting: Workshop (Ages 4-11)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Wednesday 6th August 2014 - 10am-3pm
Learn observational drawing skills.
Streak For TigersStreak For TigersStrip off and run around the zoo to highlight the plight of tigers.14th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
 
Streak For Tigers
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fundraising Event
DATES  Thursday 14th August 2014 - 7pm-9pm
Strip off and run around the zoo to highlight the plight of tigers.
Little Creatures Family FestivalLittle Creatures Family FestivalA weekend of family-oriented events and activities inspired by AA Milne's children's books.29th August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
 
Little Creatures Family Festival
event > Kids Events
DATES  29th, 30th and 31st August 2014 - 10am-6pm
A weekend of family-oriented events and activities inspired by AA Milne's children's books.
Tom Holland On Asian Lions: TalkTom Holland On Asian Lions: TalkThe historian and author discusses the animals.16th September 2014Tuesday 16th September 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
 
Tom Holland On Asian Lions: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 16th September 2014 - 7pm-9pm
The historian and author discusses the animals.
Fiction MasterclassFiction MasterclassExplore how to create an animal character in your writing.27th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
 
Fiction Masterclass
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014 - 10am-5pm
Explore how to create an animal character in your writing.
Randal Keynes On Darwin's Apes: TalkRandal Keynes On Darwin's Apes: TalkConservationist Randal Keynes, ZSL's David Field and poet Ruth Padel discuss links between humans and apes.1st October 2014Wednesday 1st October 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
 
Randal Keynes On Darwin's Apes: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Wednesday 1st October 2014 - 6.30pm-9pm
Conservationist Randal Keynes, ZSL's David Field and poet Ruth Padel discuss links between humans and apes.
History & Architect DayHistory & Architect DayAn introductory presentation followed by a guided tour.11th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
ZSL London Zoo,   Regent's Park Outer Circle      NW1 4RY
Category: event
 
History & Architect Day
event > Kids Events
DATES  Saturday 11th October 2014 - 11am-1.30pm
An introductory presentation followed by a guided tour.
 

ZSL London Zoo images

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
14 minutes walk
 
Park Road NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring ZSL London Zoo on LondonTown.com

 
May in London 2012

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London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near ZSL London Zoo

Near ZSL London Zoo
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  33% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 9 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  35% off
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 14 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
London Marriott Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  28% off
128 King Henry's Road, NW3 | 15 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
In the quiet suburbs of Swiss Cottage - the tube stop is five minutes walk away - the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park offers large rooms ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Madame Tussauds
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 17 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 27 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 34 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near ZSL London Zoo

The best museums, galleries, attractions near ZSL London Zoo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 5 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 10 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopens on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brings the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 10 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
It’s great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful 160-year history, the buliding was first built ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near ZSL London Zoo

Near ZSL London Zoo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hobson's Choice
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th June 2014 to 12th July 2015
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Cobbler Henry Horatio Hobson has three daughters, all of whom he takes for granted, forcing them to work in his shop unpaid. When the oldest and ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Desire and Pursuit
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th and 12th July 2014 at 7.30pm-9pm & 13th July 2014 at 6.30pm-9pm
Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Classic Motown: The Invasion Begins!
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 11th, 12th and 13th July 2014 - 11am-5pm
Proud Camden, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near ZSL London Zoo

Near ZSL London Zoo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 9 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 10 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near ZSL London Zoo

The best shops and markets near ZSL London Zoo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill Books
London > Shopping > Books
134 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
This literary gem stocks lots of really quirky publications as well as the normal run of books. Everything about Primrose Hill Books encourages you to browse. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
69 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids. Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas, have made a business out of supplying delicately decorated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Melrose and Morgan
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near ZSL London Zoo

What are the best dining options near ZSL London Zoo London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Collina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
17 Princess Road, Primrose Hill, NW1 | 5 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Absinthe
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
40 Chalcot Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Of Wales
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
22 Chalcot Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
150 years young, The Princess of Wales pub in leafy Primrose Hill has recently been lovingly renovated, re-establishing itself as a warm and welcoming local with ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near ZSL London Zoo

Near ZSL London Zoo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 13 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 23 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 24 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 9 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, Storeyard ( Inner Circle), Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Elegant park designed by John Nash. Another of London’s spectacular John Nash creations, Regent’s Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Regent's Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas (an Inner and Outer Circle). At one-time ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near ZSL London Zoo

The best pubs near London ZSL London Zoo.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
49 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Popular gastro pub with views over Primrose Hill. 2004 Michelin Rated - Eating Out in Pubs Guide; 1996 Daily Telegraph Pub of the Year. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 8 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 11 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
113 Bayham Street, Camden Town, NW1 | 13 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
In an industrial-style space on Camden Town's Bayham Street, BrewDog Camden is a combination of craft beers, gourmet burgers and pizzas from BBC Masterchef winner Tim ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
KOKO
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1A Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 14 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
KOKO offers a great mixture of live bands and club nights that have put it at the heart of the Camden nightlife. The huge stage, broad ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near ZSL London Zoo

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near ZSL London Zoo.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 10 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 23 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 24 minutes from ZSL London Zoo
... More
 
 
 

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Open Mic
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2014 

The Green Note Cafe 9 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

Share your talents and seize the mic or simply enjoy the other performers over a drink....More

Mark Harrison Band
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

The Green Note Cafe 9 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

The guitarist from London performs blues and folk with his accompanying musicians. With support from Laine Hines....More

Stamford Hill: The Square Mile Of Piety: Walk
Tours | On 13th July 2014 

Jewish Museum 10 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

Learn about the history of the area once home to the Rothschilds and Montefiores....More

House Your Sunday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st August 2014 

Proud Camden 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

House music courtesy of Freight Train, Lazune and J Kid....More

Comedy Hospital
Comedy | On 13th July 2014 

Proud Camden 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter....More

Source
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st August 2014 

Zen Sai 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

House, techno and nu-disco courtesy of resident DJs....More

Sean Price
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

Jazz Cafe 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

Hip-Hop MC's Sean Price, Smif-N-Wessun and Heltah Skeltah, the very definition of the underground hardcore Brooklyn sound, grace London's jazz ...More

The Colliers
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

The Barfly Camden 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

This five-piece group who are based in Yorkshire, performs their indie-rock originals....More

Tail Feather
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

The Lock Tavern 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

The psyche band performs, with support from Blonde Bunny, Dirty White Fever, Pink Lizards....More

Metalworks
Concerts | Until 31st August 2014 

The Monarch 11 minutes walk from Zsl London Zoo

The five-piece plays classic rock and metal covers....More

 
 
 
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