Welcome to CHESTER ZOO

TODAY at the zoo!

We're open 10am-4:30pm

ANIMAL
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NOW IS THE TIME TO

ACT FOR WILDLIFE

Right now, conservation is critical.  We won’t stand back. We’ll lead the way. With your help we can prevent extinction.  See what you can do to help save wildlife!

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ABOUT US

Discover more about the zoo and our charitable mission, that was originally formed by the zoo’s founder George Mottershead in 1934.  You can also find FAQs, T&Cs and all the other important information relating to the zoo here too.

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BRINGING LEARNING TO LIFE

We’re an AMAZING location for your next school trip!  Whether you’re interested in curriculum linked workshops, delivered by our very own team of experts, or prefer to lead your own self-guided visit, we have all the information you need for an inspirational day out!

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PLUS THERE’S LOOOOOOADS MORE

Not only is there 125 acres of zoological gardens to explore and over 27,000 animals to discover, we also have plenty of places to eat and drink, play and shop to make your day extra special!

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OUR TEAM OF EXPERTS WORK IN SIX REGIONS AROUND THE GLOBE – REPRESENTING SOME OF THE PLANET’S MOST BIODIVERSE HABITATS DISCOVER more about our conservation and science work.

THIS IS WHAT WE DO

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