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Chester Zoo Gardens

Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1EU

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Tel: 01244 380280

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Chester Zoological Gardens
  • Chester Zoological Gardens
  • Chester Zoological Gardens
  • Chester Zoological Gardens
  • Chester Zoological Gardens

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About Us

The Zoo is not just about animals - it's also home to award-winning gardens which reflect a passion for plants.

There are many gardens for you to explore in the zoo, which are all part of Cheshire's Gardens of Distinction and carefully maintained by our Horticulture and Botany team.

 

Directions

Road Directions

Chester Zoo is open daily from 10 am and there’s free car parking. SAT NAV CH2 1EU.

Public Transport Directions

There is a direct bus link from Chester Railway Station to Chester Zoo running a frequent service. Find out more at www.chesterzoo.org/travel.

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  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • Aktar K
    Enfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Ok..
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    The best part of this zoo experience is the free parking. No really it is.. The park is huge so be prepared to walk if you do not use the monorail which also costs to use. Wonder if it’s free for... Read full review
  • Peppy C
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Best day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    I have fond childhood memories of Chester Zoo in the 90s and on my first return visit in well over 10 years they still stand! Whilst it has changed a huge amount in that time it retains all the magic... Read full review
  • Arun K
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great Zoo!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    Elephants are the best when playing around in the water. The elephant house also looks great fun for them. Read full review

Facilities

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Civil Weddings
  • Conference facilities
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Opening Times

Open 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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