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Blackpool Zoo

East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 8PP , England
01253 830830
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Ranked #18 of 66 Attractions in Blackpool
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Owner description: Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education for all ages. Situated only 2 miles inland the Promenade, the park is easily accessible from the M55 motorway.Over 1000 animals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates reside in a scenic 32 acre park amidst mature trees, lakes and spacious lawns where the kids can burn off their excess energy.All your favourites are here including big cats, elephants, giraffes, sealions, gorillas, orangutans, camels, zebras and many, many more. Opened in 2011, the new Children's Farm allows visitors to be hands-on with donkeys, sheep, goats and even reindeer!Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 10 am, the park's closing times vary seasonally.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Loved every inch of the zoo.Well worth a visit if planning on traveling to Blackpool.Would recommend,will visit next time I go.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Hate to give a bad review but after three days phoning blackpool zoo I give up, my mum wanted to be a keeper for the day, I phoned up on Monday to be told "this number is not accepting calls at present". tried again later. it was constantly engaged, but gave you a ring back option, "press 5", I pressed... More

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BlackpoolZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Blackpool Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry that you were unable to make contact with us to book the experience, but our main telephone line failed on Monday morning and, despite the best efforts of the engineers, was not reinstated until late on Wednesday afternoon. We did post information about the problem on our social media but were unable to... More

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

It's a zoo, there were animals, cute, fluffy, tall and small. Feeding times/shows. Spacious area to walk around, with lots to look at for a good day out.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Blackpool zoo is excellent value for money. The family will enjoy slowly strolling around the various animal exhibitions. You start by visiting some giant land tortoises and then it's on to the land of dinosaurs, these are excellent full size models complete with sound effects and even little hidden objects for the children to spot such as eggs in the... More

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Manchester, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the zoo with our 3 year old. We managed to see a few of the talks & the sea lions were a particular favourite. We made the mistake of eating in the lake view cafe & it was very poor. We would definitely return but would take a packed lunch next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Amazing zoo with a wide range of animals, the newer exhibits are fantastic and the animals look happy and well cared for. The Elephant House is in need of major improvement and investment and I just hope this is next in the zoo plans. Good value for money compared to other zoos in the UK, however offers or discounts should... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Great zoo for young children, small indoor play area, lots of play parks and if course all the animals, including a children's farm.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is the second third or fourth time here. Can't fault the place for young children. Just the right size. Please, please, please lose the grumpiest attendant in the monkey house who was on today. Let someone else who enjoys working there do the job. It didn't ruin our day one bit but I'm sure there are others who would... More

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

It was a nice couple of hours walking around looking at the animals , plenty to see and a play park for the kids the park is well signposted and easy to get around . Some parts of the zoo are looking tired and need sorting out. The dinosaur park is a bit pointless but I think the smaller kids... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Didn't really know what to expect and had decided to go there as my father in law is in hospital in Blackpool and the Zoo is right door to the hospital. Zoo was brilliant. Really lovely people and zoo animals all looked happy and healthy too. Will definitely go back again !

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