A Day at London Zoo


A perfect family holiday in London features an itinerary that has eclectic mix activities for visitors of different age groups. From visiting art galleries and museums of London, you must also visit London attractions that cater to young audiences. The British capital also has wonderful attractions that are targeted at visitors of all ages. One such attraction is London Zoo.

Opened in 1828, London Zoo was the first scientific zoo and a major tourist attraction. The zoo calls for a memorable day out, especially for family holidayers. Home to more than 12,000 animals and over 700 different species of animals, London Zoo is operated by Zoological Society of London. The zoo is divided into different sections enabling visitors to save on time if they wish to see their favourite animal species only. For instance, monkey lovers must go on a monkey walk by visiting “Meet the Monkeys” section.

Getting to “The Butterfly Paradise” is a great experience as you can enjoy watching colourful butterflies as they fly past you. If you get thrilled at the sight of unusual African animals then “Into Africa” section of London Zoo will surely satisfy your appetite for the same.

Visiting London is a very learning experience and the fun package can be doubled by staying at some comfortable accommodation that serves your purpose of visiting London.  One such accommodation near London Zoo is The Montcalm Hotel At The Brewery London City. Visitors can meet animal keepers and other zoo staff to gain information about the habitats and lifecycles of different animals.

The Oasis Café at London Zoo offers a verity of refreshments and can accommodate 300 people at a time. If you are visiting the zoo in summer, do not forget to apply sunscreen. Also, carry your raincoat or umbrella if the weather report suggests so.