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Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Sights

Chester Zoo

  • A41 Map It
  • Chester
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 05/29/2014

Fodor's Review

Well-landscaped grounds and natural enclosures make the 80-acre zoo one of Britain's most popular, and also one of the largest. Highlights include Chimpanzee Island, the jaguar enclosure, and the Islands in Danger tropical habitat. Baby animals are often on display. Eleven miles of paths wind through the zoo, and you can use the waterbus boats or the overhead train to tour the grounds. Fun 10-minute animal talks, aimed at kids, take place at various locations around the zoo throughout the day. The zoo is 2 miles north of Chester.

Sight Information


A41, Chester, CH2 1LH, England

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Sight Details:

  • Apr.–Oct. £22; Nov.–Mar. £16; waterbus £2; monorail £2
  • Late Apr.–mid-Jun., Sept., and Nov.–mid-Feb., daily 10–5; mid-Jun.–Aug. and bank holiday weekends, daily 10–6; Oct., daily 10–4:30; last admission 30 min before closing

Updated 05/29/2014


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