With 21,000 animals living in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens, Chester Zoo is one of the best conservation zoos in the UK.
The zoo’s mission is to be a major force in conserving the living world and it currently cares for over 500 individual species, around half of which are endangered. It also helps thousands more animals around the world through its conservation and education activities.
“Every effort goes into ensuring the highest standards of welfare and the best care is given to all our animals, from the tiny snails to the tall giraffes.” Dr Mark Pilgrim, Chief Executive Officer
Around 1.9 million people visit every year.
Travel Information: Sat Navs get confused so please ignore them once you get onto the A41 and follow the signs to the zoo. Full details of opening times, ticket prices and directions here.
Distance and time from Bostock Country Estate: 21 miles, 38 minutes.