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Chester Zoo

Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
01244 380 280
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Ranked #4 of 34 Attractions in Chester
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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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Looking forward to seeing the changes once the building work is complete. A lovely day out for the family.

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We took our 4 youngest children here on the bank holiday monday and as we had pre booked on the internet, we got straight in, which was good as the place was packed. The day was very drizzly and grey and even though a lot of the larger animals were keeping indoors we still got to see most of them.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is the best zoo in the UK and one of the best family days out. It is an expensive treat, but no more than lots of places. If you can, plan to go out of season, early in the day or in the week so you can avoid the crowds. As with any family day out, just bring your... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A very we'll organised Zoo with a huge population and a great conservation philosophy.the whole family had a great Day

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

My two children are now 12 and 14 and as this attraction is only 60 miles drive from us we have been several times over their childhood. Have to say that the magic trips and super days out we have enjoyed here in the past could not be repeated.on this occasion. Here is my reasoning - firstly we arrived around... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We visit Chester Zoo quite a lot and have 3 kids so found that the season members ticket is a must. We used to visit all the time and having a members pass meant we could go on the way back from shopping in Chester. The kids chose a couple of animals to see and we would spend an hour... More

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sandhurst
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Very busy as sunday before bank holiday But a must see, the zoo is a charity so you dont mind paying, as a bit expensive.

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We visited the zoo yesterday. First impressions weren't good with them adding £2 donation on entrance without telling us. The entrance fee is already expensive. £2 extra per person adds up a lot. We wouldn't mind donating but not £2 each I think they should have a big pot where you can put your own donation in could even be... More

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Thornaby on Tees, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Recently visited the Zoo and we were not disappointed. This is a very big Zoo and has plenty to entertain and animal lover, my favourite was the Bat cave. I would recommend downloading the smartphone app so you can spot the animals - if you are on O2 there isn't much of a data network :( Food and drink is... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We visited with our 3 daughters and had a great time. Lots of animals to see and good play areas. My only gripe is that when you have paid £70.00+ to get in somewhere you do not want to be constantly harassed by people asking you to sign up to contribute more. We were stopped 3 or 4 times and... More

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