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“Great day out!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo
Ranked #1 of 92 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 20,000 animals and 500 different species, including some of the most endangered species on the planet. With 1.6 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: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage
Biddulph, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great day out!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We went to Chester Zoo on a day out yesterday! Had a great day, saw lots of animals and the park itself was very clean!

Couple of things we thought could be improved! There was lots of people taking pictures (staff) which we thought was unnecessary. Staff walking around the zoo giving information about the animals or asking questions would have been good.
Also, the price of the food was ridiculous especially for those families with lots of children! No healthy options either...all fast food!

Except for those however we had a fantastic day. Thank you!!

1 Thank emma s
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Had a great day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Went to Chester Zoo for the first time and really enjoyed it. Their were animals their that I had never seen in a zoo before, got a bit lost at first as we didn't realise how big the zoo was but we soon found our way around. Would definately go again, loved it.

Visited August 2014
Thank Emma B
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Well laid out spacious zoo. Dining options a little limited so recommend a picnic. Plenty of entertaining exhibits and a mono rail to give you an aerial view and quicker than walking.

Visited August 2014
Thank marilyn b
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Builth Wells, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Visited with family age range 10months to 54 yrs. Incredibly expensive to get in and food was extortionate but I guess you expect that in a place like this.
The animals are great when you could see them. I'm all for keeping their environment as natural as possible but a lot of the enclosures just look untidy and trying to point the animals out to young children among the foliage is almost impossible.
That being said Everyone enjoyed their day but we won't be back any time soon. Other animal places are much better value and much better to see the animals.

Visited August 2014
Thank MRMW1012
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Swansea & Wellingborough
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Our first visit to chester zoo and we will be back!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Had a fantastic day at the zoo on 17th august. Drove from northamptonshire east midlands! Very windy but this didn't put us off. Fabulous zoo can see why you have got the 6th best zoo in the world. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and next time we are going to get an annual ticket. Cant wait to visit again. Monorail is brilliant for once your legs get tired £7 for an unlimited ticket well spent.

1 Thank swans90
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