They say never work with kids or animals...
we do both and LOVE IT!

Welcome to Clacton Zoo set in the grounds of a 200 year old Martello Tower which makes it unique in the whole of the UK. Enjoying stunning views from the top of the tower across the sea, where to the left you can see Clacton pier, in front the newly built wind farm and to the right far reaching views towards jaywick . Our tower is surrounded by a 15 foot wall which encompasses the dry moat which makes this tower one of a kind in the UK.

We have got some fantastic animals, from our very friendly guinea pigs right up to our alpacas. Boots the pygmy goat and her friend lady gar gar love to have a nice scratch from the children you can feed all our animals. Inside the tower we have refreshments in the tea rooms where you can sample some of our famous homemade cakes. We would like to welcome you here to have a very relaxing day with your children.

At Martello children’s zoo we have a variety of child friendly animals from trained miniature pigs to friendly goats and much much more.The zoo is set in the stunning location of Martelo Tower with beautiful views over the sea front and beaches.

You can also hand feed our animals on the premises. Visit us today to see for yourself what everyone is talking about in Clacton.

We also provide buggy`s free of charge for your very young children, and under 3`s are FREE.