Chester Zoo for Groups

Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1EU

Tel: 01244 380280

Add Chester Zoo for Groups to your Itinerary

Fun for all the family at Chester Zoo
  • Fun for all the family at Chester Zoo
  • Islands at Chester Zoo
  • Family of Lemurs at Chester Zoo
  • Baby Elephants at Chester Zoo
  • Sumatran tiger Kasarna at Chester Zoo
  • African painted dog pups at Chester Zoo
  • Giraffe Calf at Chester Zoo
  • Jantan the Komodo Dragon at Chester Zoo

Book Tickets Online

A visit to Cheshire isn’t complete without a visit to the UK’s favourite zoo.

Home to over 21,000 endangered and exotic animals and based in beautiful, award-winning gardens, there’s something for everyone.

Join in a guided tour or one of the daily animal talks to guarantee your day is full of animal adventure, go crazy in the many adventure play areas, or take it easy on the Lazy River Boat Trip. You can even chat to the expert staff who are on hand to tell you all there is to know about the 500 species of animal inhabitants. Group booking is EASY and bursting with benefits

Chester & Cheshire offers group organisers and coach operators a fabulous choice of places to stay and visit.  We are located just a short distance from Chester – this ancient heritage city provides a truly breathtaking experience. Each chapter of history is etched into the very fabric of the city. It is a major retail centre with the oldest shop front in England. Also visit nearby McArthur Glen’s Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet with designer discounts. For more information on the destination including itineraries and group friendly accommodation http://www.visitcheshire.com/visitor-information/travel-trade 

 

Book Tickets

Opening Times

2022 (27 Dec 2021 - 24 Dec 2022)

* The zoo opens at 10am, please check www.chesterzoo.org for individual closing times.
* Please note that closing times may be subject to change depending on the operational needs of the business*

Directions

Road Directions

From M56, Junction 14 or M53, Junction 12, follow the brown tourist signs to Chester Zoo.

Chester Zoo is less than an hour from Liverpool and Manchester and is clearly signposted.

The coach park is at the main entrance with plenty of free parking. SAT NAV CH2 1EU.  

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 http://www.chesterzoo.org/plan-your-visit/how-to-get-here/bus

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      10819
    • Very Good
      3300
    • Average
      1131
    • Poor
      551
    • Terrible
      422

    Recent Reviews:

    • 295kayleighm
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      LOVED every second!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 13th September 2022
      My partner bought me all the way to Chester from Southampton to go to the Zoo and I LOVED every minute off it! The park is clean and tidy throughout, plenty of places for food and drink, toilets... Read full review
    • DebbP1104
      Birmingham England
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Chester Zoo
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th September 2022
      It’s my second visit. All I expected & more, the animals have so much space & are really cared for, I really love Chester Zoo, so well laid out, just a brilliant day. Read full review
    • ilovetravel_1989
      York, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Excellent day out!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th September 2022
      My partner and I spent the weekend in Chester so a visit to Chester zoo was an absolute must.... I was not disappointed. The staff were really friendly and there was a focus on education. We saw the... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - We have a “loop system” installed at some of our main customer contact areas, including our gates. Simply look out for the blue and white logo
    • Guide Dogs Permitted - Guide dogs and sensing/hearing dogs are very welcome at the Zoo. However, we do ask that they avoid our Monkey, Chimpanzee and Elephant enclosures.
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - On arrival you will find 35 designated parking spaces for orange or blue badge holders.
    • Ramp / Level Access
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • Blue Badge Guides admitted free - Free entry for registered Blue or Green Badge Guides (on production of a valid badge) whether escorting a group or visiting independently
    • Delta accepted
    • Diners Club accepted
    • Groups Accepted - Group rates available for groups of 15 or more.
    • JCB accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Solo accepted
    • Special group rates - Discounts to groups of 15 people or more.
    • TIC Staff Admitted Free
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Civil Weddings
    • Conference facilities - Meeting rooms available
    • Event Venue
    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction
    • Marketing Cheshire Member
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Target Markets

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Families

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Demonstrations Given
    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Check website

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01244 380280

    Tel: 01244 380280

    What's Nearby

    1. Chester Zoo

      A visit to Cheshire isn’t complete without a trip to the UK’s number one zoo. Chester Zoo…

      0 miles away
    2. Chester Zoo Gardens

      The Zoo is not just about animals - it's also home to award-winning gardens which reflect…

      0.42 miles away
    3. Upton by Chester Golf Course

      All who play here comment on the excellent natural landscape and sculpting of this…

      0.67 miles away
    1. Countess of Chester Country Park

      Countess of Chester Country Park brings the countryside closer to the city, providing…

      1.43 miles away
    2. The Club & Spa

      A warm welcome and a very relaxing experience awaits you at thespa at Hoole Hall,…

      1.69 miles away
    3. Mountain Goat Tours

      Mountain Goat, founded in 1972, is a tour company based in the north of England which…

      2 miles away
    4. The Carriage Shed

      The Carriage Shed is a unique, semi-covered public space which welcomes visitors to…

      2.05 miles away
    5. BusyBus (Sightseeing Tours)

      BusyBus were established in 2003 and provide fully narrated award-winning sightseeing…

      2.06 miles away
    6. The Live Rooms

      The Live Rooms is Chester’s newest and largest independent live music venue and nightclub

      2.07 miles away
    7. Northgate Arena

      Chester's premier leisure centre and event venue, offering something for everyone, from…

      2.11 miles away
    8. Restaurant Cruiser at Mill Hotel & Spa

      See Chester from a different perspective, viewing parts of the city unreachable by other…

      2.22 miles away
    9. Escapism Chester

      Escapism Chester is a live escape room experience. You will be locked in a room for 60…

      2.23 miles away
    10. The Mill Hotel Spa

      Whether it is a day of relaxation at the Spa to indulge in luxury treatments or to allow…

      2.26 miles away
    11. Backford Belles Ice Cream

      Enjoy award-winning ice cream at the Backford Belles shop which is set in traditional…

      2.33 miles away
    12. Sandfield Golf Range

      Golf course and driving range with 18 covered bays, floodlighting, putting green, 3 open…

      2.33 miles away
    13. Roman Garden

      A charming garden constructed in a Roman Style.

      2.37 miles away
    Previous Next

    Related

    Chester Zoological GardensChester Zoo Gardens, Chester Outskirts

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss