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“A day at the Zoo”
Review of Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo
Ranked #1 of 68 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 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 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, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't been to Chester zoo in years and was delighted to see the changes and its development over this time. The staff and volunteers are very friendly and knowledgeable, many thanks Judith and Cat.
Unfortunately the day of the visit it was very wet and windy, so a lot of the animals had gone indoors. However, after a few minutes wait some did appear. So dont hurry away, they are wild animals just be patient and you could be rewarded!!
A lovely day out, well recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 735PLR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love coming here. We invested in one of the annual passes as we only live 30min away and it’s brilliant value for money. So much to see at the zoo and it’s well laid out, clean and tidy and basically a great day out. Very family friendly too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two years ago i loved the Lanterns but this year i couldn't believe how amazing they are.Every effort has been made to make this a magical experience for all the family.My family group included people from 2 to 70 and everyone said how much they enjoyed it the whole event was well managed and the staff were friendly and helpful Ten out of ten..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret444
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great event and well worth a visit

Both parents and kids loved it

Well done to the team for a wonderful time and engaging with the little ones

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MohammedTawhid
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow if you’ve booked tickets for Chester Zoo Lanterns you are in for a real treat! If not get tickets ASAP!! We had the most amazing evening, a fantastic spectacle, wonderful staff and lovely food! It was well organised with no queues and clear views of the lanterns! Utterly brilliant!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 470mariettej
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O767TPjennifert, Guest Relations Manager at Chester Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind comments.
We are so thrilled you had a good time.
CZ

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