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Address: Welsh Mountain Zoo Old Highway, Colwyn Bay LL28 5UY, Wales
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+44 1492 532938
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09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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This conservation zoo has a wide range of rare and endangered animals from...

This conservation zoo has a wide range of rare and endangered animals from around the world.

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Really nice day out in Conwy Zoo

Not expensive and plenty to see along with a good walk. Animals appeared well looked after - penguins walked across the fields in front of the children well worth watching. Lots... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 July 2016
Philip C
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

As the name suggests it's on a mountain side and we were expecting a degree of hilly terrain. We coped fine with our push chair but I wouldn't say ideal for a wheelchair. It was great to see such a range of animals and there is evidence of recent investment in some areas which was good to see. My 'average'... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Not expensive and plenty to see along with a good walk. Animals appeared well looked after - penguins walked across the fields in front of the children well worth watching. Lots of new ares and reasonable food. All in all a nice day out

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Thank Philip C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This was the second visit to this zoo. It is a lovely, quite small zoo but with plenty of animals. We particularly enjoyed the sea lion show. Plenty of walking so have good shoes on! As the name suggests it is on the side of a mountain so be prepared for walking up and down, but the paths are easy... More 

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Thank Jane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Love coming here we bought an year pass wich after going 3 times pays for itself and can go as many times as we like for a whole year. My little girl loves seeing the penguin's and meerkats as well as the other animals here and with it only up the road from me it is the perfect place to... More 

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Thank Danny H
North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great family day, children loved the sea lions and penguin show. Selection of parks and picnic areas. Shop v overpriced bt to be expected. Family entry tickets are very reasonable.

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Thank Griffs87
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great day out with the grandchildren fantastic little zoo plenty to keep the kids happy great little park area for the kids to run around quite hilly if not got very good mobility

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Thank Helen D
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Went for the day with family. We had a great day the staff were very helpful. I would have marked a 5 if the penguin café charged more realistic prices.

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Thank Anne S
Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I visited the zoo, unfortunately the weather was not great but that did not dampen my visit. I enjoyed the bird show and penguin walk. All the staff were friendly and were happy to answer questions.

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Thank Ermintrude82
Rhuddlan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Just visited this zoo, an enjoyed every second! We we're very lucky because every animal was out! The penguin run was the highlight of the day! But having a chitchat with the huge Condor was amazing! Cant wait to come back again an spend even more time with the very chilled out Lemurs :D

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Thank Sue W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have visited this zoo on several occasions and still think it's good value and a fun visit. This time I felt it looked tired and needed some upkeep . They no longer have tigers and the enclosure has been left to get overgrown and rot and there are no signs stating they are no longer present. Which was disappointing... More 

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W M Z, Public Relations Manager at Welsh Mountain Zoo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We’re always happy to see comments from our visitors, whether with praise and support or with constructive criticism. All opinions are read and taken on board as part of our performance appraisal and are viewed alongside the professional, expert assessments made under the zoo licensing process. These assessments look at all aspects of public safety, animal... More 

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