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Chester Zoo

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Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
+44 1244 380280
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best zoo in the world

wow this place blows your mind every time, we go all the time its brill new baby animals to see its... read more

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TrevorGlobetrotter
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Chester, United Kingdom
Birthday Treat.

Great day at this attraction, free parking, plenty of area to picnic ...great you can take I your... read more

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Karen196513
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Hull, UK
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We're the UK's number one charity zoo, with over 21,000 animals and 500 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet. With 1.9 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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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
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+44 1244 380280
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Reviewed today

wow this place blows your mind every time, we go all the time its brill new baby animals to see its great

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Great day at this attraction, free parking, plenty of area to picnic ...great you can take I your own food, but there are plenty of places inside to buy food and icecream etc. Allow a good 4-5 hours ...all day if you have one!

Thank Karen196513
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Reviewed today

What a beautiful place, The enclosures and the surrounding walks are lovely. Plenty of snack bars and cafes and even though it was busy it didn't feel too busy plenty of chance to see all the animals and loads to keep little one's amused well...More

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i visited here with our grandchildren and there is so much to see, we didnt get to see it all. we will revisit again but start on the areas we didnt see. I believe this to be probably the best Zoo I've visited, the animals...More

Thank Allan B
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A lovely day out, the zoo grounds are beautiful. The animals healthy & happy.The staff helpful & knowledgeable. The facilities very clean & lots of places to relax & eat. We didn't have time to visit it all in one day.

Thank Janice W
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Reviewed today

As I live locally I am a member of the zoo which is great as we can pop along at any time for a couple of hours. If visiting for the day there is so much to see and do, including boat rides and there's...More

Thank sandib18
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Reviewed today via mobile

The park is well spaced out and the animals enclosures are lovely. Only downfall was that I have a phobia of snakes which I assumed would be in the reptile section which I always avoid. Unfortunately they were with the monkeys/apes and this wasn’t advertised...More

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed today

Lots of animals, wildlife, plants to see. Beautifully laid out with lots of walking. Loved the butterfly enclosure. Didn't get chance to go on monorail as we ran out of time but next time we will. Great day out for young and old.

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This is a great place for a day out with the family, the only trouble is that there’s simply too much to do in one day. The park was clean and felt well kept and the animals looked well looked after. My daughter absolutely loved...More

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed full day out lots to do and see great for everyone. Well worth the money. Animal and cafes amazing and lovely grounds well looked after.

Thank hazell26
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lovethesun0311
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Kerri O | Reviewed this property |
They are red like an open car, you can get a single and a double. I don’t think they were suitable for tiny babies but ideal for toddlers. I think they were £8?
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daisythecat
June 12, 2018|
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Response from kymnsteve | Reviewed this property |
this would be a brilliant idea! but no there are none as you are walking round..
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Phil S
June 10, 2018|
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Response from WolfordWanderer | Reviewed this property |
We were there for four hours and were having to rush in the end so would suggest longer.
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