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Address: Regents Park | Outer Circle, London NW1 4RY, England
Phone Number: +44 344 225 1826
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Probably the world's most famous zoo, ZSL London Zoo has been entertaining...

Probably the world's most famous zoo, ZSL London Zoo has been entertaining and delighting visitors since it opened to the public in 1847. With over 720 animal species, exciting and innovative new exhibits and heritage-listed building almost as famous as their inhabitants it's a great day out.See animals in a different light at Rainforest Life; get breathtakingly close to our colony of lowland gorillas and don’t miss the action in the amphitheatre!

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A great day to visit for kids

As a kid I loved visiting this zoo. But at the same time if also felt cruel. I wouldn't visit the Zoo again. My feelings are just too mixed about the treatment of wild animals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I heard such great things about London Zoo which is why we chose to go there! Such a shame it is so run down in places. It is very difficult to find your way around as most of the directional signs are missing. Lots of things out of order such as hand dryers, interactive learning stations and lifts. Some routes... More 

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Thank Snooky E
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. You may be interested to know that as the oldest zoo in the world many of our buildings and enclosures are listed and therefore cannot be altered or modernized. We are continuing to modernize aspects of the zoo that we can and this can be seen with our brand... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited her with our 19 year old son and 5 year old granddaughter. Didn't realise it bordered Regents Park . Fantastic attraction. We used British Rail offer of buy one get one so the entrance fee was half .you can get the forms online just need to hang on to rail tickets for proof. The Gorrilas and giraffes were... More 

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Thank helenj439
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! Why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes! We would like to thank... More 

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is amazing that there is still such an opportunity to have a space like this in the middle of a capital city. There is a good mix of animals at the site and something for everyone to see. It is hard to pick a favourite of everything we saw, but the gorillas were very active on the day we... More 

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Thank WellingboroughFamily
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! As you mentioned, why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes! By visiting... More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a birthday treat and like every time we visit annually it's just perfect. The new lion enclosure is amazing with views all round and perfect little viewing holes for kids to look through. The new tiger cubs are beautiful and the daddy tiger likes to stalk along and look majestic. This was our friends first time and they... More 

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Thank Dawn M
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you all enjoyed your visit so much! Why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes! By visiting ZSL London... More 

Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a kid I loved visiting this zoo. But at the same time if also felt cruel. I wouldn't visit the Zoo again. My feelings are just too mixed about the treatment of wild animals. But educational none the less.

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Thank Mikeair80
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. You may like to know that enrichment is used to encourage animals' natural behaviour. As a result of the introduction of enrichment techniques, you will see puzzle feeders, physically challenging feeding poles, climbing apparatus, variable substrates on enclosure floors, differing food types, novel objects to encourage exploration and play and scented... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This zoo has a nice range of diverse animals and an overall nice setup. My boyfriend and I enjoyed a nice day out here and I would definitely recommend it to others. While we were there the tigers there had cubs and they were all absolutely gorgeous and we got a nice little talk about them which was quite nice.

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Thank Jacey K
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! Why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes! By visiting ZSL London Zoo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was so good- and a lot bigger than we expected - talks and feeding times were well documented around the zoo. The animals were so close and well cared for. Would recommend for any ages as accessible to everyone.

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! Why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes! By visiting ZSL London Zoo... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the lodges which are very small but comfortable and have all you need for the amount of time you spend in there. It was an amazing experience that we would fully recommend! Our guides, Joy, Hattie and Viv, were enthusiastic friendly and very welcoming. The tours are informative, fun and relaxed and you really do... More 

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you all enjoyed your stay so much! If you aren't already, why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes.... More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The walk across Regent's Park from Baker Street subway, is one the of the highlights to visiting the Zoo,...if its a nice day! Approaching the zoo we saw a queue stretching for a quite a way down the road and my heart sank. To our delight the queue shrank quickly and we went through the efficient ticketing system rapidly. Getting... More 

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit overall! At ZSL we do try and provide as much enrichment is used as possible to encourage animals' natural behaviour. As a result of the introduction of enrichment techniques, you will see puzzle feeders, physically challenging feeding poles, climbing apparatus, variable... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Zoo was average, as expected for a city zoo. Real positive point was the insect world as our five year old is going through an interest in insects phase at the moment. My husband and I were concerned about the size of the enclosures for what we could see of them. We couldn't see how any of the animals could... More 

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Thank Amina A
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that your five year old enjoyed our Bugs House visit so much! You may be interested to know that as the oldest zoo in the world many of our buildings and enclosures are listed and therefore cannot be altered or modernized. We are continuing to modernize... More 

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