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Address: Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
Phone Number: +44 1582 872171
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Enjoy an epic day out at the UK's largest Zoo. Set in 600 acres of...
Enjoy an epic day out at the UK's largest Zoo. Set in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, and with over 2,741 unique animals and 193 different species ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure you will never forget! 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!
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Went there today for some thing to do I have 2 children very big age gap (13yr old and 4yr old) but they both loved it and was a 1st for my youngest she loved seeing all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Went there today for some thing to do I have 2 children very big age gap (13yr old and 4yr old) but they both loved it and was a 1st for my youngest she loved seeing all the different animals (esp giraffes) a great day out and reasonably priced too :)

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A very special evening enjoyed by my husband and I. Very informative tours. Lodges look cosy but I'm not a camping lover, so didn't quite do it for me, that said plenty of refreshments available throughout the stay if desired and pods had everything you may need for a very short stay. Highly recommend. Food good and to be able... More 

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Birmingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We took our three grandchildren for the day and had such a wonderful day at the zoo. It's is so well set out in lovely countryside and the views over the downs are stunning. All the animals looked very well cared for and in clean surroundings. We walked round to start with trend decided to drive round. Loads of places... More 

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Now this is how you do a zoo, set in amazingly beautiful parkland the zoo offers a brilliant day out to see so many animals, they have definitely upgraded parts since I was there last. Just remember to wear good shoes, this isn't a place for a non walker!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A great family day out, it's a full day though costly. We had fun despite the rain. Take the bus for a tour round to get oriented, the map is hard to relate to what's on the ground and there's not many signs. Butterfly house, flamingos and feeding the penguins are a must. Lunch at Wild Bite for a good... More 

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Berkhamsted
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I just love this place. Having a season ticket means a 2 or 3 hour visit can be made. My latest visit was with my wife and three children aged 9 to 12. The parking is ample and free and the facilities throughout the Zoo are more than adequate. If you plan a visit on a busy summer day I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A must visit for any family looking for a day out. To get around the zoo you will need a full day to see everything.

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Huntingdon, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

OK, so the weather wasn't great when we went but we were quite disappointed with our first visit here. We found it poorly signposted and really didn't see that many animals. We won the tickets in a raffle and, at the end of the day, both commented that we were glad we hadn't paid the money to go! The parts... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

£40 for one adult and a child makes it an expensive day out especially when Woburn is just up the road and costs a lot less. It is a big Zoo and you can spend a nice day there but be prepared to be fighting off wasps all day. Some areas are looking very tired and during the day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

set in the beautiful downs. the animals have plenty of room to roam and some of them such as the wallabies are free to roam about unhindered. the zoo is divided into 4 continents. You can drive you car about but it will car will cost extra. you can take a small steam train around the Africa part we liked... More 

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