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Chester Zoo

#1 of 95 things to do in Chester Features Animals
Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
+44 1244 380280
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Great Day Out

A great family day out. We booked online as you save 10%. This is the best zoo that I have ever... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Claire L
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Clowne
via mobile
monkeying about

great Zoo plenty of walking to do but worth it, staff were helpful when asked anything i would... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Zee N
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Upton-by-Chester, Chester CH2 1LH, England
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+44 1244 380280

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

A great family day out. We booked online as you save 10%. This is the best zoo that I have ever visited, there were four adults and my two year old grandson....he absolutely loved the zoo. Lots to see and do. Take a picnic though...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 19 February 2017

great Zoo plenty of walking to do but worth it, staff were helpful when asked anything i would defo make a trip back

Thank Zee N
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I go to Chester Zoo every year as am a keen photographer but this year was the first time as a family. We were there for 6 and half hours and me and my Family loved every minute. My daughter is 13months old and the...More

1  Thank Drive B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Having grown up in Chester I've been to the zoo many times and seen it develop and evolve over the years. I took my two-year-old grandson for a 'lads' day out and thoroughly enjoyed myself - and I know by grandson did too. I have...More

1  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited the zoo in January and even though the weather was cold it was still a great day out. I was actually surprised how many animals we got to see for this time of the year, we do visit regularly but never been in...More

Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my mum, it was a lively hot summers day. Saw all animals, had a good laugh, nice to do in the sunshine. I'm an animal lover so great for me. Only downside is that once you're inside, food and drinks are...More

Thank Gabby B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Third time at Chester zoo and I must say not a complaint I had its a marvellous zoo , but never go in the winter due to animals all tucked away ( I don't blame them) but I do think that the zoo should be...More

1  Thank cherrylwynn
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

There isn't much more I can say apart from it's a great day out. It takes up a full day and well worth the money to get in. I was exhausted after the day there and still there were things I hadn't visited. I love...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Chester zoo is a fabulous day out for all the family , interesting , educational and great fun ! So much to see and do , living local means the yearly membership is a great value buy !

Thank jinxydebbie
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't visited for a number of years and failed to renew our annual membership. Got to say nothing has changed service as normal great attractions, clean and helpful staff. Food and drinks a little pricey but no different to anywhere else. We will be...More

Thank Bobby T
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Karrie W
10 August 2017|
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Response from MancTeacher | Reviewed this property |
there is one yes. Details.are the zoo's website. the buses are every half an hour.
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ferrariwa
10 August 2017|
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Response from dateandwalnutLeeds | Reviewed this property |
It is best to turn up when it opens at 10 am as we visited today (Thurs.) and turned up at 10 am, by 11am it was really busy. We left 1.30pm and the car park was really full.
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H1223
9 August 2017|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
There is a Park and Ride service next to the zoo that runs to the town centre. You could probably use that but I'd check first because when we bought a ticket to go into the town we bought it from a machine in the office... More
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