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Welsh Mountain Zoo

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Colwyn Bay LL28 5UY, Wales
+44 1492 532938
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We absolutely loved our new year's trip to this zoo, it was absolutely wonderful to see some of the... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Kelly L
New Year’s Day

Very pleasantly surprised for better then we expected loads more to see than we though and all the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Bruce J
via mobile
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This conservation zoo has a wide range of rare and endangered animals from around the world.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Colwyn Bay LL28 5UY, Wales
+44 1492 532938
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We absolutely loved our new year's trip to this zoo, it was absolutely wonderful to see some of the animals here, particularly the brown bears, which we had never seen before. To see the Chimps so close outside at eating time was very special and...More

1  Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised for better then we expected loads more to see than we though and all the animals are very well looked after. All in all a really good day out very nice setting and surroundings. Would definitely recommend popping in if your in...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We arrived at 11.30. It was half price to get in. A bonus for us. I read the reviews before we went. A little reluctant to go I must say. Anyway, we had a fab time. The zoo is a little tired and some of...More

Thank pamela28pjw
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Super range of animals although cafe options could be better. Both kids and adults loved seeing the animals, a great day even in winter.

Thank Awmonteith
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Visited with the family on Christmas Eve, great value for money, animals are really well looked after, nice friendly staff. My issue here is that the zoo was busy but the restaurant was closed resulting in most people trying to cram in a tiny café...More

1  Thank Carllb1
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

First time we went with my young son and he loved seeing the animals. The place generally feels dated and in parts is in need of refurbishment. The zoo has lots of animals although you get feeling the conditions in which the animals are living...More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

When our children were little we used to spend lots of our spare rime at Welsh Mountain Zoo, so we decided to revisit. Wasn't disappointed, The chimp house is fabulous, the walks around the zoo seem to be longer but that's good. The shop and...More

Thank laurie r
Reviewed 15 December 2017

So this place is great. We went as a family with our friends after a week in north wales and the kids loved it. Lots to see and do but not for people who find it hard to walk a long way as its up...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I genuinely do not know how this zoo is still allowed to be open, the animal cruelty going on at this zoo is shocking. The chimps looked so depressed with barely any fur left and so skinny, the toys in their enclosure looked tired and...More

3  Thank AlexL91
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There are lots of animals of varying sizes, the cages as with all zoos could be bigger especially for some animals, but they all seemed to be well looked after. Lovely views from the cafe, and really nice food and drink too

Thank Katie D
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26 October 2017|
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Response from W M Z | Property representative |
We do not allow pet dogs in the Zoo as this may endanger the welfare of the animals, but fully trained assistance dogs are permitted. If you have a guide or assistance dog please let the Zoo office know in advance of your... More
8 August 2017|
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Response from JasonJ88 | Reviewed this property |
Urmmm yes and no really. There are quite some hilly bits amd there is also some areas which are covered with gravel.
George J
9 April 2017|
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Response from Leslie B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. no I don't. I was living in London at the time.