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Address: Dudley Zoological Gardens | Castle Hill Dudley West Midlands, Dudley DY1 4QF, England
Phone Number: 448444742272
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Visited yesterday and yes parts of the zoo are still being modernised but the animals had loads of space and all seemed very lively, all staff seemed to be working very hard and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Kingswinford
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great day out - massive change around from 10-15 years ago when the zoo was looking a little sorry for itself. Keep an eye out for two for one offers.....and take a picnic as the food isn't great!

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited Dudley Zoo and Castle on several occasions and each time I have had a great time. My granddaughter loves going there whenever she comes to visit, the attractions are good and the wide range of animals is excellent. The walk through the Lemur section is awesome as you can get up close as they are all around... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful. The zoo needs a refurb, enclosures look tired and too small. Lions, tigers and snow leopard pacing around looking agitated. The tiger in particular looked very distressed, constantly pacing in the small indoor area whilst children banged on the window and screamed at it. A orangutan sat staring out of the window watching people going... More 

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Cala D`Or
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited yesterday and yes parts of the zoo are still being modernised but the animals had loads of space and all seemed very lively, all staff seemed to be working very hard and were very pleasant. Overall it was a very enjoyable day the food in the restaurant was lovely we had fish and chips very well presented and tasted... More 

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1 Thank jenny_smed
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must say this is one of the best animal attractions I've seen in the UK! The animals have lots of space and seem really happy and content in their surroundings which is always a good sign when visiting these types of attractions. The centre itself is very modern, you can see there has been a lot of money invested... More 

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1 Thank Martine H
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic family day out we found buy one get one free tickets online this made the day a bit cheaper . Lots to see and do

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1 Thank Steve K
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice day out. Lots to see and a good resraurant for lunch. Animals gad plenty of room room in their enclosures. Castle was beautiful and gives a good view over towards the town and castle areas. Im certain i will end up here again.

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Thank David L
Dudley, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely modernised Victorian Zoo.now working as a breeding zoo,to help protect indangered species,there's plenty of animals to view,a fun fair to go on and a chair lift to ride on,good day out for all the family

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Thank Harry M
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is one of or favourite places to visit with our 20 month old. The zoo is only a few minutes from our house. To make it better value we are now annual membership. £15 per visit or £45 for a year. Made sense as we pop for the odd hour here and there. The animals are well looked... More 

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Thank John W
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors due to having an annual pass, was a bit disappointed as the train wasn't on and no one even bothered to say, wasn't impressed that the annual passes are going up yet again would have been nice to know in advance

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