Photo: Andy J Catlin

This is the biggest and best wildlife attraction in Scotland! Edinburgh Zoo not only ensures that your day at the zoo is unforgettable; they also maintain the highest standards in animal welfare, environmental awareness and conservation. Get acquainted with over 1,000 animals amongst the stunning parkland setting on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Meet great cats, exotic birds and slithering reptiles. Edinburgh also home to two new Giant Pandas, Tian Tian and Yang Guang!

The zoo runs daily events that you can be a part of, aiding your appreciation and understanding of certain species. Penguin Parade & Talk, Monkey House, Koalas and Brilliant Birds are popular daily events where you can get to know some of your favourite creatures!

Any visitor to Edinburgh Zoo can’t possibly leave without popping into Budongo Trail, a state-of-the-art chimpanzee facility. You can see the group swinging from tree to tree, as well as learning about their conservation and natural habitat.


134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS
Tel: 0131 334 9171
Times: April – September, daily, 9am – 6pm
October & March, daily, 9am – 5pm
November – February, daily, 9am – 4.30pm