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  • Play at Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo

Type:Family Friendly

Chester Zoo
Caughall Road

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Chester Zoo

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Recent Reviews:

  • Stephen M
    Poynton, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Just brilliant
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th October 2017
    First visit for ten years, wow how much more to see!, we had our young grandchildren with us and they had a great time. The welfare of the animals is top drawer some of the new enclosures are huge so... Read full review
  • ronaldbD4083YL
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th October 2017
    enjoyed a really great day with my wife granddaughters and great grand daughter.something for everyone to enjoy. really educational .lovely variety of animals well presented. Read full review
  • lulubelle06
    Manchester, United Kingdom
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    Just lovely
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th October 2017
    It's been a few years since our last visit, they have continued rebuilding and improving and I would have to say their animal welfare is the best I have seen. Great day with our grandchildren. The... Read full review


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.


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

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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

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