ZSL London Zoo is home to over 17,000 animals, insects, reptiles and fish. First opened in 1828, the Zoo can claim the world's first aquarium, insect and reptile house. Get closer to your favourite animals, learn about them at the keeper talks and enjoy a range of events throughout the year. Visit Gorilla Kingdom to observe a group of Western Lowland gorillas. Get closer than ever before to the zoo's amazing animals in walk-through enclosures 'In with the Lemurs' and 'In with the Spiders'. or explore the state-of-the-art, Indian themed Land of the Lions .
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Visit the world’s first aquarium, insect and reptile house
Facilities – at a glance
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchairs available
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, daily from 10 (closing time dependant on time of year). Closed 25 Dec
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The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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