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Welsh Mountain Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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It got us out and about!

We visited the zoo during our trip to snowdonia. Entry is paid for as you enter the park in the car... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
steph252016
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Good small zoo, catering not so good

There is a reasonable variety of animals, mostly in spacious and good enclosures. A few looked as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Welshescapee
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England, United Kingdom
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This conservation zoo has a wide range of rare and endangered animals from around the world.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Colwyn Bay LL28 5UY, Wales
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+44 1492 532938
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo during our trip to snowdonia. Entry is paid for as you enter the park in the car and then you are just free to wander at your own pace. We attempted to follow the map however several paths were shut and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steph252016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic faily Zoo! If you cant afford Chester Zoo, this zoo is perfrct for you! Sumartran Tigers were the highlight of my visit, along with the Sea Lion display and Penguine feeding display.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We adopted a penguin for my 9year olds birthday and also booked an encounter with them, the zoo was quiet as it was late November but this are the day feel more special. We cannot praise the zookeeper enough, made Oscar feel so special and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Megb86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok for a few hours, but the zoo is definitely punching above its weight with the price tag. You’d struggle to spend a whole day here. Couldn’t help but feel a little sorry for some of the animals in small tired enclosures. Especially the alligators...More

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

Very enjoyable visit, the zooisnt large but have a lovely selection of animals. The chimpanzees are great and you can get very close.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wayner65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good selection of animals, it's a good walk around with lovely views of the coast too. Not tried the cafe. Good sized shop. The animal 'shows' are interesting too. Parking is good. Easy to walk around but it is hilly and some places have lots...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sleep_under_stars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a reasonable variety of animals, mostly in spacious and good enclosures. A few looked as if they were in cramped, rather dilapidated areas which detracted from the experience. The main café was closed and the restaurant was having building work done and workmen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Welshescapee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place but not for people with mobility issues. We were able to use one off the few wheelchairs they have but it was easier for my mum to walk as its very hilly and was difficult to push. Was disappointed that the penguin...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fluzysuzy123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to the zoo. Every corner we turned there was a different animal to see. The zoo was well kept and all the staff were very friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neil S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Before visiting I read a lot of negative reviews and was a little worried when visiting the zoo as we had pre-booked tickets. However we arrived with an open mind and quickly wondered what the fuss was about. This zoo is decent in size and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lucy W
October 23, 2018|
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Response from Vixxy-minx | Reviewed this property |
You can show them on your phone, but all you really need is the reference number...
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Sarahstar88
August 22, 2018|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
As I had another child with me who wanted to go and see everything, I found it difficult in some places. Helped by other visitors, but it seemed like a lot if steps to me. I wasn't aware of a wheelchair friendly route.
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Emma R
June 30, 2018|
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I cannot answer that honestly but the zoo is well organised so I would be very surprised if they don’t have some kind of storage system. I would ring them direct especially if you need any refrigeration.
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