Chester Zoo Gardens

Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1EU

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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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Recent Reviews:

  • Declan S
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lots of animals to see
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd July 2018
    Went spent the whole day and saw lots of animals. The Islands part was excellent, including a relaxing boat ride to rest the feet. Even though it was busy you never felt crushed or inconvenienced... Read full review
  • biggwindy
    Tampa, Florida
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great not-so-little Zoo
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd July 2018
    Really enjoyed the zoo. Spent the better part of a day there and not sure we got to everything. Nice atmosphere and attractions. Loved the penguins and elephants. Read full review
  • alyshiamtame
    Ruthin, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A Tame
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd July 2018
    Good day out, not very easy to find your way around without a proper map, good activities and an overall great family experience and/or trip. Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

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

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
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Opening Times

Open 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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