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Welcome to Chester Zoo Welcome to Chester Zoo

This is the unofficial tribute website to Chester Zoo, Chester Zoo is a zoological garden delight located in Cheshire. It was first opened in 1931 by Mr Mottershead. Started with just a few animals it has now grown into one of the UK's largest zoos at over 400 acres.  Take me to the real ZOO.....


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lionEvery visit to Chester Zoo is a unique and exciting experience! The UK's number one Zoo, close to the historic city of Chester, is set in 110 acres of award-winning gardens. In this spectacular setting are over 7000 animals – more than 400 species of rare, exotic and endangered wildlife.

There's so much to do and see, with lots of great activities for all the family. With more than one million visitors every year, the Zoo is an all-year round favourite attraction for kids of all ages!

Your Views on Chester Zoo

Wow, what a fab day out. Such a big place to explore and enjoy. Loved every second, just wish all the new bits were open in January.... Guess we'll have to come back, what a shame! - Hannah

We had a fantastic day out at Chester Zoo. Having never been before we didn't know what to expect, but it was worth traveling down from Cumbria. We stayed in a local hotel. Seeing the baby elephant was our highlight. We weren't keen on the Bats, but it was an experience feeling them brushing past your head. The food in the cafe was also nice. - Keiran

Wonderful zoo. Animal enclosures and gardens so well looked after. The new islands area a great experience love the free boat trip and red ape enclosure. A really fun and informative day out for all ages. All staff friendly and helpful. I am a member and pop in with family on a regular basis. - Susie


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Read about our trip to Chester Zoo and see how we got on with the huge amount of animals and attractions to see!

Our visit to Chester Zoo Feb 2016

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