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“Fantastic Zoo”
Review of Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo
Ranked #1 of 98 things to do in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We're the UK's number one charity zoo, with over 15,000 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 31 July 2012

loved the space , beautiful gardens, elephant and ape enclosures really impressive, can thoroughly recommend, apart from Bush Gardens, one of the best zoos I've been to

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Reviewed 31 July 2012

Visited the zoo when i was staying in England. There's so much to do, but so little time! So many animals to see, but its limited! Definitely one of the best zoos that i've visited.Highlights would be the bat cave (its quite creepy for the faint hearted)

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Reviewed 31 July 2012

Plenty to see and lots of play area for kids. a bit busy inside the indoor viewing areas, hard to see some of the animals.lots of picnic areas and tea/coffee areas. The dinosaur exhibition was good, but again very busy and led straight into gift shop - dont like this as with 3 kids its hard to get them out! We had good weather, not sure how good it'd be if weather bad.

Thank Rebecca C
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

Brilliant day out! Would definately say go early in the day as it does take around 8 hours to see the whole place if you want to visit all of the animals. If you're lucky you also get to see lions being fed and staff interacting with meerkats etc. Zoo staff are very friendly and happy to answer all questions ! I've been 3 times now, always a great day out.They also have a bats cave where you walk through, it is quite scary but an awesome experience. So much to do and see ! I had a great laugh, been with my partner, once with my family and also with friends, must say no matter what age group you are you will most certainly have a great time :)

Thank Wazill
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

Must see if you are visiting Chester - conservation, conservation, conservation. Lovely day out appreciating all the reasons we need good zoos supporting conservation.

Thank Constructive
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