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Chester Zoo

Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
01244 380 280
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Ranked #4 of 31 attractions in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
Owner description: Chester Zoo is the UK’s number one charity zoo, with over 11,000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the most endangered species on... more » Owner description: Chester Zoo is the UK’s number one charity zoo, with over 11,000 animals and 400 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet. With 1.4 million visitors every year, the zoo is an all-year round full day visitor attraction for everyone. We're open daily from 10am, except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Car parking is free and on site. Facilities for disabled visitors, including self-drive electric scooters and wheelchairs. « less
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's been a while since we last visited Chester Zoo, and this was a special occasion as it was our little girls birthday. We had a great day. The weather was great so the animals were all basking in the sunshine. It's a huge place so you really can spend all day there. We brought a picnic and there are... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We took our 4 year old grandson last week. There is no disputing the quality or reputation of this zoo so far as animals are concerned. What concerned us was that the entry fee was over £58 for two pensioners and a four year old. And that was WITH a reduction for being pensioners. There was no concession for the... More

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My Wife and I accompanied our two friends and their Son for his annual Birthday trip to Chester Zoo, as we had never been before. I had heard great reviews from friends I had spoken to, who had visited previously, so we were really looking forward to it. I'll start with the positives, I thought the site was easy to... More

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We have visited the Zoo a couple of times in the last 5 years and have very fond memories so was very much looking forward to coming back. We were not disappointed as again it delivered on every point. The enclosures are fantastic for all of the animals there and the knowledge of the staff is second to none. The... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Our kids love it lizy loves the penguins ,lots to see and do .Try the bat house .Buy a family season ticket well worth the money .

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Scotland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This is a fab zoo,well planned and great plans happening for May 2015.It was a very hot day so a lot of our animal friends were snoozing which was understandable.I was a bit disappointed when we went to see our gorgeous Orangutang friends- we only spotted 2?!I always start in here and finish with them too as they mean a... More

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Chester zoo is always a great place to visit. They have some wonderful animals, and I would recommend it to anyone. However, pack a lunch because the food and drinks are really expensive.

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Liverpoooll
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is by far the best zoo I have visited both within the UK and abroad! Great facilities for both people and the animals, would definitely recommend!

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Bacup, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Chester zoo has becomes an annual tradition in our family and fails to get boring! There are always new arrivals to look out for - this year the highlight was the new spectacled bear. The food kiosks are plentiful, the facilities are all clean and neat. This year we also used zoomobility to hire a mobility scooter for my disabled... More

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lincoln
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

good day out for all if you like zoo;s . plenty to see and do and more being built a full day out so value for money . and I got to see loads of monkeys and the elephants !

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