Zoological Society of London

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Outer Circle Regents Park
Greater London

  • Phone: 0844 225 1826

Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. ZSL runs ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, carries out scientific research in the Institute of Zoology and is actively involved in field conservation in over 40 countries worldwide. A registered charity (No. 208728), ZSL is dedicated to achieving and promoting the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open from 10:00am daily. Closing time varies.


Admission prices are seasonal. Please check our website for more information.

Travel directions:

ZSL London Zoo By Underground (Tube) / Overground: ZSL London Zoo is within walking distance of Camden Town and Regent's Park stations and short bus ride from Baker Street station. The nearest London Overground station is Camden Road station. By National rail: The nearest mainline station is Euston. At Euston Station go to bus stop G and take bus number 253 towards the Narroway/Hackney Central to Camden High Street. At Camden High Street go to Stop T and take bus number 274 towards Victoria Gate to ZSL London Zoo. By bus: Service number 274 runs from Marble Arch and Baker Street, to Ormonde Terrace. Pick up the C2 from Victoria station, Oxford Circus or Great Portland Street to Gloucester Gate. By waterbus: The London Waterbus Company runs a scheduled service along the Regent's Canal between Camden Lock or Little Venice and ZSL London Zoo. By car: We have extensive parking facilities, plus we're outside of the congestion charge. ZSL Whipsnade Zoo By car: Only 20 minutes from the M25 (junction 21), ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is signposted from the M1 (junction 9 and junction 12) and all major roads - just follow the elephant on the above map. By bus: The park is now served by Centrebus route X31, linking Luton Central Station, Luton Centre, Dunstable and Hemel Hempstead (Centre and Rail Station) with the zoo. It runs approximately every 2 hours, Monday to Saturday (with some extra peak time buses). For more information please contact 0844 357 6520, info@centrebus.com. By train: The nearest stations are Luton and Hemel Hempstead (both about 10 miles away from the Park).

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