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We're the UK's number one charity zoo, with over 21,000 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...more
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Children love it here. There’s lots of walking involved so if you have tiny children they will definitely need some help getting round. There’s so much to see and do and is a wonderful day out for families in summer
Been a few times to the zoo now, and it's always intresting to see some of the animals they have. Also worth taking the time to plan seeing some of the feeding or talks that go on throughout the day. I would recommend taking a...More
(I have put very good just for the experience of the lanterns) We (my wife and I) went to chester zoo to see the lantern display they have done this really well all the lanterns looked brilliant and the staff controlling them were fantastic with...More
This was a birthday present for our 7 year old granddaughter and she absolutely loved it. There was so much information on the animals and welfare and environmental issues available. We arrived on time and stayed to the very end and only saw about half...More
This has to be the best zoo we have ever been to. The zoo is mapped out in a fun interactive way that makes the walk around very enjoyable. The enclosures are very expansive for the animals and yet provide ample opportunity for visitors to...More
Went to the lantern event. I was delightfully surprised at how beautiful they had set up everything from false snow to beautiful light displays. Fabulous for children and adults. Well done staff at Chester Zoo.
We decided to book the lanterns at Chester zoo to be quite honest I wasn’t really expecting too much, but on admission you could see the big butterflies and big snails and the large flowers in the garden of delight and I was amazed what...More
Having been last night with four Grandcildren and two additions aged 6 down, I can say it was the first time and the last.
Walking around a barely lit trail, with extortionately priced food and drink, ridiculous pretend animals that look nothing akin to the...More
I was a big critic of last years Lantern event and thought long and hard about returning this year but decided to give it one last chance. So glad I did, the Zoo staff LISTENED to all our complaints and it was back to its...More
Myself and my husband have just taken our 2.5 year old to see the lanterns at Chester zoo and had an absolutely amazing time. It's such a unique experience being in the zoo at night with lots of different animal lanterns,you're also handed small lanterns...More