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Chester Zoo

Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
01244 380 280
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Ranked #4 of 36 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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Solihull, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We had a day at the zoo and it was a fantastic day out. The zoo is superbly laid out with great areas for the animals. We went on a sunny bank holiday and it was so busy we found it difficult to see everything, the queue for the bats was so long we just didn't get to see them... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Visited this zoo for several years with small children. Returned this year after an 8 year break with our teenage daughters. They loved it every bit as much as when they were little. The animals were all on showon the day we visited. We saw tigers, girafffes, elephants, rhinos and their babies and many many more. The place is exceptionally... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We are members of Chester zoo and it is a fantastic day out for the whole family good value for money.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

this zoo was amazing, so many animals to see. definitely a good day out in the summertime with family & friends.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

It was my son's birthday and he choose to go here. Our first visit and it was great. The animals looked happy and had loads of space and no bars,like the first owner wanted. Well set out with a lovely monorail to go round the whole zoo, or almost. The elephants were really great with the babies jumping around and... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Where to start easy to get to,facilities excellent,staff ever helpfull and knowledgeable.We went with grandchildren expecting well I don't know what but it was great so much to see.Just tiredness stopped us we will go again and again.It left us with lots of memories and photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I would recommend this zoo as it is very animal friendly compared to other zoo's however the only down side is that everything is overpriced even the food, I recommend families take packed lunches as it is rather busy and you will struggle to find somewhere to sit down in the cafes, but overall a fantastic experience.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Spent a really enjoyable day out at Chester Zoo this week, the first time I had visited since childhood. It's well laid out in an "African" style, plenty of amenities dotted around (drinks, food, toilets) and everything is wheelchair and buggy accessible. It's a no smoking site except for designated areas. There are plenty of picnic areas too. The animals... More

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I always love going to Chester Zoo, there are lots to do for the kids and you can eat in one of their restaurants. I always get my tickets online and they can save you around ten percent. I went with my mother and uncle as he had never been before and he really enjoyed himself. We took some brilliant... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

More than we could see in a day. Animals have exciting enclosures. The orangutans were amazing. Definately recommended.

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