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“wonderful zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Welsh Mountain Zoo

Welsh Mountain Zoo
Ranked #1 of 39 things to do in Colwyn Bay
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This conservation zoo has a wide range of rare and endangered animals from around the world.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“wonderful zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

First time we visited this zoo it was lovely. Ou rchildren really enjoyed it and there was plenty to see . You could get closer to the animals than other zoos i have visited. Reasonably priced aswell, would defintely visit again

Visited June 2014
Thank janerobbo77
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“Lovely for kids but take a picnic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

Visited the zoo today with my two children. Gorgeous sunny day so we were able to see most of the animals plus the kids were able to play in the kids play area. The zoo seemed very tidy and the zoo keepers very informative and friendly. However, don't bother with the cafe which was filthy and expensive also the ice cream shop shut early. Take a picnic and sit on the lovely lawned area near the brown bear and monkeys.

Visited June 2014
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“Loved our visit here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

This zoo is absolutely lovely, and a little wild. Lots of walking up and down hills but worth exploring the whole zoo as there are lots of treasures. Really friendly staff, and well kept animals.

Well worth a visit, just don't expect the manicured paths and enclosures of London Zoo.

Visited June 2014
Thank Karen_Chis
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Lovely day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Had a few visits here loved the penguins especially also liked the cafe they had too great for the kids

Visited September 2013
2 Thank Piggy385
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Chester, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“a very nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Went to the zoo today with one of my nieces. it was a very nice place. There were more animals than I thought there would be. it was quite warm and very hilly (as it's on the side of a hill it would be). The shop where you can get drinks from was shut, and there was a private function on at one of the cafes, so that was shut also. The new terrace was lovely with red pandas and otters. The walk with lemas is a great idea. They didn't come up to us but to be in the same enclosure with them was great. The stars of the show of course were the snow leopard cubs, they were such sweeties. we didn't see a lot of them but so so cute. Take a picnic as the food in the café isn't up to much, and quite expensive. my niece had a baked potato, and it looked as if it had been cooking since the early hours, and the lasagne was curling up at the edges. other than that a very pleasant few hours spent there. Please remember it is very hilly and some of the steps are, I would say a foot deep, so they might want to think of shortening them!!

Visited June 2014
Thank Linda O
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