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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
01582 872 171
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Dunstable
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Enjoy and epic day out at the UK’s biggest ZooSet in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure... more » Owner description: Enjoy and epic day out at the UK’s biggest ZooSet in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure on an altogether different scale…See the elephants on their daily walk around the Zoo, view the majestic rhino in their huge paddock, meet our lion pride, spot the cheetahs as they speed by and don’t forget to look up our lofty giraffes too! « less
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Was a amazing day out all the animals had amazing enclosures and looked really happy its just such a big place to get round wish we took the car round instead of walking all the staff were very friendly and not bad prices for food neither

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Evesham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Booked as a birthday treat this was a great experience. Being able to see the animals in the evening and early morning when they are more active was great as was being able to feed some of them. The staff were very helpful and informative and were especially good with the four girls in our group. Dinner and breakfast were... More

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We travelled to Whipsnade on the 25th July 2014. Firstly, a slight gripe (but fear not, the rest is all good so don't be put off) - the website is, in my opinion, actually a little unclear about options. For a start, I found nothing on there to make it clear about the options (i.e. driving/walking) and the potential costs... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Large area, plenty of walking to see all parts of the zoo.Good demonstrations but more consideration should be given to the timing of these. Difficult to get to the next one because of distance to walk with youngsters. Food outlets could be better.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Had a day at whipsnade today with my 2 grown up step daughters and my 21month old son. My son loves animals and this us the first time he has been to a proper zoo. We all loved it although the heat was a bit much at times. Obviously due to the heat some of the animals were like us... More

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had not been to Whipsnade for many years, and as the weather was great we decided to take a trip down memory lane. Weather was sunny, with a great breeze coming up over the Chilterns (enjoyed by the nearby Gliding club) and plenty of animals to see and learn about. The keepers and volunteers are very... More

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wife booked this. Two children age seven and twelve had no idea until we were having introductory drinks. I think the look on my childrens faces will stay with me forever. The staff were fantastic,the venue stunning and many thanks to the young keeper that went out of her way to obtain the peacock feathers for the two children. Have... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed this day out. Weather was sunny which helped, but there are plenty of animals to see and learn about. The keepers are very knowledgable and happy to chat to adults visitors but they also entertained lots of questions from my two young daughters! There are of course the usual gift shops, ice creams, teas, coffees, and also... More

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I used to go to Whipsnade zoo as a child and always loved it! My Daughter absolutely loves going and it just gets better and better. All of the animals look well and the facilities are good for all ages. The new outdoor play area is brilliant (quite like going on it myself!) and the mini farm is great for... More

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Went for a family day out at the zoo. Was an average attraction with all you would expect from a zoo. However was very expensive compared to some other zoos I have been such as the cotswold wildlife park. The expenses didn't stop at admission either. the food in the cafe was ridiculously expensive. If it's a nice day I... More

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