We love animals and nature. A good appreciation of nature always helps if you like the outdoors 😉
We’ve also visited a fair few zoos.
I’m glad that zoos these days focus on conservation and aren’t just about showing off animals.
Fortunately Chester Zoo is one of those zoos where conservation is at the heart of what it does.
The zoo is quite large. So large that it even has a monorail to help you get from one side to the other (if you have not visited Chester Zoo in a while, the monorail is no longer free).
If you are lucky you might see a baby elephant.
You can also go around to see where the elephants sleep at night, and if you visit when the keepers are getting the elephants’ food ready, you’ll see the huge pile of grub an elephant gets through in one meal.
..and of course, there’s a petting zoo to with animals that are a little more tame.
However, another big part of the zoo are its primates.
A visit to the chimp house to watch their antics is a must. It is eerie how human like they can be.
Planning on visiting Chester Zoo? Here are their details:
20,000 animals, in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens
Chester Zoo Opening Times and Prices
Open every day from 10am wiht free parking.
You can save money on tickets if oyu book online.
26 Mar 2016
My family consists of two adults and two children age 10 and 8. Last April we went camping in Cheshire and one of our family days out was Chester Zoo. I have to say we are not a great fan of Zoos but this one was great. It was very large and a whole day out infact we walked so far that our feet just ached by the end of the day. We took a picnic as the food inside the zoo is quite expensive and had a good wander around. There are the usual big animals you love to see but we loved the bird house where the birds were flying around over your head. We would definitely go again if we were in the area as although it was a fairly expensive day out it was worth the money
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Where to find Chester Zoo
Sat Nav Postcode: CH2 1EU
Latitude: 53.2215919, Longitude: -2.8848815
The main entrance is just off the A41 Moston Road and the car park is free.
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