09 October 2020

AN AMAZING LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Safety of course is our priority, and we’ve put lots of measures in place to ensure there’s social distancing around the zoo, but that doesn’t mean that a school visit can’t bring learning to life, be playful, and support everyone’s wellbeing.

Whether it’s watching the elephants playing in the water, hearing the lion ROAR, or finding out which animal is the smelliest (tapirs are pretty stinky!)…nothing brings learning about animals to life as much as seeing them here at Chester Zoo.

Students will learn lots by watching animals and reading some of the signs around the zoo. There’s so much to learn about! Here are our top tips for turning a school visit to the zoo into a learning adventure. 

16 June 2020

Safety of course has to come first and we’ve put lots in place to ensure social distancing around the zoo, but that doesn’t mean that a family visit can’t also be playful, help children learn and support everyone’s wellbeing.

In fact, we believe these things are more important now than ever, so we’ve put together some top tips and special resources to help you get the most out of a visit.

01 November 2019

Find out all you need to know about how we created a habitat FIT FOR A KING (and his queens) from our Project Manager, Christine!

Watch our video to get a behind-the-scenes look into the design process of this state-of-the-art habitat, built specially to accommodate our pride of Asiatic lions…

30 October 2019

We take a peek behind the curtain to meet Wild Rumpus and discover how their team bring the lanterns magic to life. With three, BRAND NEW illuminating worlds this year, we find out what it takes to create this magical, festive wonderland.

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24 October 2019

As our pride of Asiatic lions settle into their incredible NEW home, we reflect back on the history of lions at Chester Zoo and how one man’s vision led to inspiring stories and unforgettable memories from staff and visitors, including an inseparable friendship between a dog and a lion cub…

17 October 2019

Our pride of Asiatic lions – the world’s rarest lion species – have taken their first steps into a specially-created new home.

09 October 2019

We’re welcoming the lions into their NEW home this autumn!

13 June 2019

A two-year-old Asian elephant at Chester Zoo has made a full recovery, experts believe, from the deadly virus threatening Asian elephants globally.