CHESTER ZOO

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CHESTER ZOO

Chester Zoo is Britain's most visited zoo with some 2 million visitors every year (pre-pandemic figures). It has impressive conservation credentials, covers 128 acres, holds in excess of 20,000 animals and employs more than 1,000 people. The zoo was founded in 1931 by George Mottershead (1894-1978). George had a childhood dream of creating a zoo without bars.

Like many other zoo, Chester Zoo is a relatively expensive place to visit.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Upton-by-Chester
Chester
County
Cheshire
Post Code
CH2 1EU
Main Historic Period
Modern
Link to featured article
Useful Website Address
Tip/Nearby
Chester, Birkenhead
Primary Management
Private - open to the public

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