Chester Zoo

Address: Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1LH
Phone Number: 01244 380280
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Nearby Attractions: View more days out nearby.

Chester Zoo a 110-acre walk around animal park with over 11,000 animals of over 400 different species plus a collection of gardens.

Just some of the animals on display include monkeys and apes, big cats, rhinos, bears, elephants and deer. Indoor exhibits include an aquarium, the tropical realm with free-flight aviary, reptiles and amphibians, a butterfly house and a fruit bat forest.

Gardens include a sunken garden, a rock garden, an Andes garden, a Roman garden, a cacti collection and collection of grasses.

Daily animal talks. There is a monorail system and a waterbus (boat ride) system to aid you in getting around the park, but these both cost extra.

  • Free car parking.
  • Three Gift shops.
  • Many places to eat and drink including June’s Pavilion serving family-friendly food, Bembe Kitchen and BBQ, Jaguar Coffee House, The Oaks Coffee Cabin and the Acorn Pub and BBQ.

Opening Times:

  • Open every day from 10am
  • Closed: Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Ticket Prices:

  • Please check the Chester Zoo website for ticket prices.

Prices and opening hours correct as at March 2018.


Before you start your journey to Chester Zoo for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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