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Chester Zoo

Type:Family Friendly

Chester Zoo
Caughall Road

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Chester Zoo

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Recent Reviews:

  • Tracy1066
    Christchurch, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st October 2017
    We had an amazing day at Chester Zoo. Arrived just before it opened and did not leave until nearly closing time. The animals are in areas which makes the majority of them easy to see, the areas are... Read full review
  • CAB1201
    Keswick, Cumbria
    Trip Type:
    A great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th October 2017
    Spent and entire day here, great to see well cared for animals in larger enclosures rather than in small cages. Particularly impressed by the conservation aspects of their work and the helpful and... Read full review
  • Margaret C
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    our day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th October 2017
    An amazing place to visit lovely to see most of the animals not kept in cages. It takes a lot of stamina to walk the whole site two days would be ideal. The Bat cave is not to be missed you feel... 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 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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

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