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Tropical Wings Zoo - CLOSED

Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
+44 1245 425394
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Tropical Wings Has Closed down Permanently

Unfortunately this venue is now closed permanently due to ill health of the owner of the venue.Have... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Daryl D
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
CHECK IT FIRST, MAYBE GONE !!

Visited on a very cold sleeting day . Once inside out of the wind and into the very warm butterfly... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Gregg M
,
Rochester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“butterfly house” (181 reviews)
“wings” (187 reviews)
“small animals” (26 reviews)
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Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
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+44 1245 425394
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"butterfly house"
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"wings"
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"small animals"
in 26 reviews
"soft play area"
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"beautiful butterflies"
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"bird show"
in 21 reviews
"butterfly area"
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"koi carp"
in 27 reviews
"feeding times"
in 18 reviews
"butterfly room"
in 12 reviews
"birds and animals"
in 10 reviews
"lemur enclosure"
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"feed the fish"
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"all ages"
in 57 reviews
"sand pit"
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"young children"
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"family ticket"
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Unfortunately this venue is now closed permanently due to ill health of the owner of the venue.Have had lovely times there over the years with children and grandchildren

Thank Daryl D
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

Visited on a very cold sleeting day . Once inside out of the wind and into the very warm butterfly house it was delightful , the amazingly coloured butterflies and birds ,running water and luscious flowers and shrubs really all contributed to the feeling of...More

Thank Gregg M
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Having heard the sad news that Tropical Wings is due to close on 3rd December 2017, due to ill health of the current owners, I and my family made the effort to revisit one last time this past weekend. When we first visited Tropical Wings...More

Thank Cheekycockney190757
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

So sorry to hear Tropical Wings will close shortly - visited on a cold Monday in November and the Car Park was packed - it is such a magical place, particularly for children. Did my best to get some pictures in the Butterfly House but...More

Thank Lord E
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

I was really surprised and how big and diverse this small zoo is. It's a real shame it's closing. Highlight of the visit was the Butterflys and Meerkats.

Thank dmarti32
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

A Fabulous place to visit and see the butterflies. Unfortunately it will close on 3rd December. Due to owner retirement

Thank ianthefabricman
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

We love this place. As a family we spend hours at Tropical Wings. To hear that it is closing down is really sad. It had everything. Helpful staff, nice food, superb butterfly house, wonderful zoo and a great play area for our son.

Thank njaw
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

We recently visited this little zoo, and had a great day out; we live close by but hadn't visited very often, and enjoyed ourselves so much we vowed to go more regularly. However, we were so sad to read that this attraction is closing for...More

Thank DeeDee8057
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

there is lots to see and lots to do at this park (zoo) lots of birds and other small animals butterfly house is a must

Thank russty67
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Tropical Wings for a few years and there have been quite a few changes.. all for the best. We loved the meerkat and otters. We ate in the Cafe which was really good. Fast service, good food and clean. Good day...More

Thank Holly G
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