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Chester Zoo

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Type:Family Friendly

Chester Zoo
Caughall Road

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From £24.00
Chester Zoo

Ticket Prices

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£28.00 per ticket type
Child£24.00 per ticket type

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The motorway and road network means that Chester Zoo is easy to reach from all over the UK, and you can visit in under two hours from as far as Birmingham or Leeds. From the M56, Junction 14, or M53 Junction 12, follow the brown signs to Chester Zoo. The postcode for sat nav is CH2 1EU. The zoo is also clearly signed on the A41 Chester road. The zoo is on the national cycle network and there are cycle racks at both the main and pedestrian entrance.

Public Transport Directions

Sunday bus service is now the same as weekdays. DB2 service – entrance via bridal path now so this needs updating as it is on

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Recent Reviews:

  • TFoodie343
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Best Zoo In The World
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st September 2017
    I have visited a number of Zoo’s across the world and can honestly say this Zoo is the best of them all. It is pricey to get in and the food and drink is expensive, but it is 100% worth the cost. The... Read full review
  • Nicola W
    Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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    Great day, so much to see and so many baby animals!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st September 2017
    Fantastic day, we arrived at 11 and stayed until the zoo closed at 515. Lots of great animals to see and lots of babies around and about including a rhino, bear and elephants. Food was pricey as... Read full review
  • crazylady73
    Cornwall, United Kingdom
    Best zoo in the country
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st September 2017
    A colleague and myself travelled from Cornwall to Chester zoo, as fellow keepers we wanted to see just how good the best zoo in the UK is, and we weren't disappointed.The enclosures are massive... Read full review

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* The zoo opens at 10am, please check for individual closing times.


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