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“a firm favourite” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo
Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
01244 380 280
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Ranked #4 of 30 attractions in Chester
Type: Zoos
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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.
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“a firm favourite”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We have enjoyed this well presented Zoo with our grandchildren various times in last few years. They are renovating parts and it is not cheap but worth visiting..

Visited May 2012
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“Chester Zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This was our first visit to chester zoo for 40 years and what a pleasant suprise we had, the place is enormous (big) it took us over 5 hours to walk round and to see every type of animal you can imagine,and all the animals looked to be in good condition and had a reasonable amount of space to live in, lots of places to eat or have a coffee, or take your own food as there are a few picnic areas you can eat in. All in all a very enjoyable day out.

Visited April 2013
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“Forget where you are”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We absolutely love Chester Zoo and try to visit every year as they are always adding and changing to make all species of animals comfortable and well presented. the zoo is full of information and its links to conservation are everywhere. My children love spending time in the chimpanzee house which can get a little crowded. Feeding time of the Jaguas is a must as these big cats like to lurk in the background otherwise. There's alot of walking involved as this zoo is massive, however you dont notice as there is just to much to see.

Visited August 2012
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“Best Zoo in the UK!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I love Chester Zoo! Wide selection of animals, I adopted the giraffe for my wife as a present. We visited to feed them as a experience and it was amazing! The staff were lovely and we had an amazing day! Well worth a trip. Food is quite pricey inside, but take a picnic and you will be fine!

Visited November 2012
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

What an amazing zoo, I only live about 40 minutes away so when we get chance to go we take it, is one amazing zoo, you need to be fit as it is a lot of walking around, the whole place is tidy, and everything is easily sign posted. If you have chance to go believe me now go as you would not regret it

Visited July 2012
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