Explore Chester Zoo

There’s no time like the present to start planning your adventure. From safety information to ideas for fabulous FAMILY FUN. You’ll find everything you need right here…

ANIMAL
TALKS
Join our zoo rangers to learn more about our amazing plants & animals!
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Opening times

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PLAY TRAILS

Add some positive playfulness or memorable mindfulness with our zoo trails.

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DOWNLOAD OUR APP

Download your very own PDF zoo map or use our handy app which will be your personal guide for the day! The sustainable way to start your adventure!

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ZOO EXPERIENCES

Book an unforgettable experience day to get closer to our AMAZING animals and plants. Meet our experts!

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TREE TOP CHALLENGE

Experience a wild adventure for little explorers with our Tree Top Challenge.

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FOOD AND DRINK

We have a wide selection of delicious food and drink options – you’ll be spoilt for choice!

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WHAT’S HERE

With 35,000 animals and 128 acres of zoological gardens, there’s plenty to do at Chester Zoo. And there’s always something new! Your adventure starts right here – start exploring today.

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We look forward to WELCOMING you safely to the zoo!
For
Schools

PLANNING A SCHOOL TRIP?

We’re an AMAZING location for your next school trip!  We have excellent curriculum-linked workshops and a whole host of free learning resources to help you get the most out of your day! We’ve got all the information you need.

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AMAZING ANIMALS

From incredible facts to interesting conservation information, discover more about your favourite animal…

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BEAUTIFUL GARDENS

There’s over 128 acres of award-winning zoological gardens to explore…

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