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Chester Zoo

Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
01244 380 280
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Ranked #4 of 29 attractions in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

we went today the weather was great, the zoo was not bad, but it would of been better if all the animal were out to see when we were going round it, I think it is quit price at £22 pound for adults and £16 pound for children, make sure you take your own food because it is very dear... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

go on the boat trip, rest your legs and see animals and birds from a different angle, take a picnic and enjoy the magical day watching the animals

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed our day here, busy but it's such a big zoo there's enough room for everyone. Lots of walking so give yourself enough time to see everything with a few stops in between to rest your legs. Quite expensive to get in and eat - lots of families bringing a picnic and plenty of picnic tables and grassy areas... More

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Cheltenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

At £22 for adults, Chester zoo is excellent value for money. We got there at 10am, took our time all day and stopped for food and were out at just gone 5ish. We did Bristol zoo a while ago and it wasnt a patch on Chester. If you have kids, make sure they get their face painted. The face painting... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent family day out. Monkeys were hilarious. Lots to see and do and the food was great. Monorail definitely worth a go.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

These are the healthiest animals in the cleanest facility I have ever seen. Habitat is set up as close to natural as possible. Staff is helpful. It is expensive, but there is value.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

All the family love this zoo, we go when ever we can, whatever the weather, Had some wonderful visits in the of summer and magical visits at Christmas. There are some good money saving offers online, and Pre booking beats the queues on busy days. It's easily a full day so you can save some money by taking your own... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This zoo is excellent. I have been a member for many years. The animals are well cared for and are kept in excellent conditions. It appears that the pedestrian entrance in Upton is closed so I may not renew my membership.

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Had a great time and very glad we went, got some great pics! My partner took me as a surprise for my Birthday and the 3 hour drive was totally worth it!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Chester Zoo has to be one of the best zoo's in the country. So much to see. Everywhere is spotlessly clean in the grounds. Food is a little pricey so I suggest take a picnic. Parking is free and right next to the entrance of the zoo. We make a visit at least once a year as there is always... More

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