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Chester Zoo, Chester

Chester Zoo is one of the best places for viewing wildlife in the UK. The 45 hectare (111 acre) site houses more than 11,000 animals. See the greater one-horned rhinoceros on the Asian Plains, elephants in the Asian Forest, and jaguars in one of the world's largest jaguar enclosures. Walk through Butterfly Journey to completely surround yourself with the colorful winged creatures, and enter the Fruit Bat Forest to observe these giant bats. You can sit in on various animal talks throughout the day, and make sure you also spend time in the diverse, award-winning gardens. Choose from six different restaurants and kiosks. If you're traveling with small children, consider renting a buggy to ferry them around the zoo. Use our Chester trip site to add Chester Zoo and other attractions to your Chester vacation plans.
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  • We have been members for 20 odd years, so not a bad word to say. Alwats something new to see and behind the scebes they do splendid work in conservation and protecting endangered species around the wo...  more »
  • Great day out here for the family, plenty to see also have food and gift shop as well as a free show  more »
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  • Great zoo with almost too much to do in a day. The range of animals the zoo has is wonderful and you can tell they are all happy and well looked after. The enclosures all mimic natural environments and offer the animals lots of space to roam around. The areas are themed nicely with island journeys and Madagascar zones grouping animals together. There are also a range of free flying areas for both birds and bats to be zooming around you with you walking through their enclosures offering something unique. All in all a great day out for everyone.
  • The best day ever! If you've never been here please take one day out of the year to do so, we had such an amazing day, the only downfall is the designated smoking area's ( coming from a smoker ) it's not very good especially being disabled having to walk round and round trying to find the area's only for there not to be anywhere to sit and as it's such a large zoo their should be more than what's there other than that it's a perfect beautiful place with beautiful animals.
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