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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:

  • TracyHitchmough
    Wallasey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Chilled day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th March 2018
    Great development of the Zoo animal facilities, obviously this will be even better when finished. The Island attraction is now more inline with theme park style layout but does not detract from the... Read full review
  • JoshWroe11
    Littleborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Simply Awesome
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th March 2018
    Had a fantastic day around the zoo! Very fortunate as we got to see most of the animals with the weather holding up! As well as seeing the newest addition to the Chester zoo family (The baby... Read full review
  • Bruce G
    Trip Type:
    Very good visit. Compact site and very informal staff presentations
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th March 2018
    We would go again. Great to be there with no queues but as it was off season there were a number of closures and construction noise but still a very good experience 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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