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Chester Zoo



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Upton By Chester
Chester
Cheshire
CH2 1EU

Visit world famous Chester Zoo
A wild day out for all!

With 110 acres to explore, there are 7,000 animals at the award winning Chester Zoo - voted one of the top zoos in the world and the UK's number one charity zoo.

From the magnificent elephants and rhinos to the delicate butterflies, there is a different animal to see around every corner.

With daily animal talks, events, themed play areas, coffee shops, a choice of restaurants and kiosks, there's something to suit everyone's tastes. Kids and grown ups will love the Zoofari monorail, it gives you a giraffe's eye view of the zoo. Or, take things a little easier and relax on the Waterbus.

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    Open daily from 10am

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    Directions

    By Road:
    From the M56, Junction 14, or M53 Junction 12, follow the brown signs to Chester Zoo. The postcode you should enter for Satellite Navigation Systems (Sat Nav) is CH2 1EU.

    By Public Transport:

    By Rail:
    Chester Main Line Station (Arriva Trains Wales, Arriva Cross Country, Merseyrail and East Midlands Trains)Take a taxi (approximately 2 miles), or a bus to the Town Hall Bus Exchange, and then, First Group Service 1, every 20 minutes Monday - Saturday during the daytime. On a Sunday the service runs hourly and on Bank Holidays every 30 minutes.

    Bache Train StationThe No. 1 bus operated by First, runs every 20 minutes Monday to Saturday, and every 60 minutes on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Leave Bache station using the ramp which will lead you to Mill Lane, the bus stop is near the Post Office. Special combined Zoo/Bus/Train tickets sold from all manned Merseyrail Stations. For up-to-the minute public transport information call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

    By Bus:
    Chester Town Hall Bus ExchangeFirst Group Service 1, every 20 minutes Monday - Saturday during the daytime. On a Sunday the service runs hourly and on Bank Holidays every 30 minutes.

    Liverpool via Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port and Cheshire OaksFirst Group Service 1, every 20 minutes Monday - Saturday during the daytime. On a Sunday the service runs hourly and on Bank Holidays every 30 minutes.

    Ellesmere Port and ChesterGHA Coaches, Service 4 operates every 30 minutes Monday - Saturday to the Pedestrian Entrance of the Zoo.

    By Air:
    From Manchester Airport(Ringway) Take Airport link roads for M56 motorway, joining at Junction 5, then as attached map.

    From Liverpool Airport(Speke) From Airport, A562 for Widnes, following M56 signs to cross Runcorn Bridge and join M56 at Junction 12, then as attached map.

    Chester Zoo Postcode for SatNav: CH2 1EU

    Contact

     
    Tel:
    +44 (0)1244 380 280
    Fax:
    +44 (0)1244 371 273
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