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Chester Zoo

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Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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I spent two and a half days at the zoo so I could see everything!

An excellent place to visit for people of all ages. So many interesting animals! The zoo does great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pat A
Be prepared massive, alot of walking to get around and back.

Think I glanced reviews and picked up best to get there early and takes a full day to see... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
+44 1244 380280
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Reviewed today

The good: + The free-flight aviaries in the Islands and the Tropical Zone. + The bat enclosure (also free flight, and dark). + The swinging orangutans + The jaguar enclosure. The bad: - It's expensive. Even if you did refuse to give in to the...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

Came here because an event we were attending was cancelled for my liking it's to spaced out and refreshments are very expensive on paying in was told the price that included gift aid should general price be offered first

Thank 3Westmidlansds
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a great zoo and a full day out albiet very expensive. Disagree with the manner in which the "donation" to national waterways is sold was told the full price (£48) which we agreed to and then we were informed it includes a 10% donation....More

Thank Bec M
Reviewed yesterday

An excellent place to visit for people of all ages. So many interesting animals! The zoo does great work in conservation and the breeding of endangered species. Many pleasant helpful people available to answer questions. A large site -- you need more than one day...More

Thank Pat A
Reviewed yesterday

Think I glanced reviews and picked up best to get there early and takes a full day to see everything, didnt quite realise how huge it is and we had an elderly relative that we planned to take many breaks with but once you start...More

Thank Jayt983
Reviewed yesterday

We visit Chester Zoo every year around the same time and absolutely love it. The biggest help is the ability to hire a mobility scooter as I have walking difficulties and the zoo is massive. This year the problem was the amount of school trips...More

Thank churchill47
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Upon paying for the tickets I decided to add the charitable 10% extra to my bill as well as gift aiding the fee. When I tried to enter the zoo I was turned away because the ticket booth had charged me £2 short of what...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited Chester Zoo for the first time since I was a child, and it seems to have doubled in size! Zoo is so big it took us all day to go round everything with 2 young children, and really enjoyed all of the walk through...More

Thank themadwelshman2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been here 3 times now in the last couple of years, 2 adults 2 children, its around £70 i think for the 4 of us, but we are from york so costs a fair bit in diesel too, the first time we visited...More

Thank Abi C
Reviewed yesterday

Well laid out with plenty to see and do . Staff are always on had to help and answer all your questions regarding the zoo and its animals . lots of areas set aside for pick nicking A really enjoyable day out for young and...More

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19 July 2018|
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Response from Christine P | Reviewed this property |
Our daughter just showed her confirmation on her visit, we paid at the entrance. Hope this helps.
17 July 2018|
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Response from wardle90 | Reviewed this property |
Yes free parking