Animals & Nature in Chester

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Take your pick from our choice of all the top animal and nature attractions in Chester below or discover your absolute favourites by clicking ‘Find My Perfect Animal Attraction’ to filter by your additional personal preferences. 

When it comes to things to do, Chester Zoo of course brings an enormous volume of animal lovers to the area as it is continually voted as the top attraction outside London and named in the top 10 best zoos in the whole world but they are by no means the only top animal and nature attraction in the area for great days out!

Chester also has the incredible Blue Planet Aquarium on its doorstep and many other smaller more intimate animal attractions such petting zoos, animal sanctuaries, pony parties, bird of prey experiences, llama and alpaca experiences and horse riding and trekking that delight their visitors daily.

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Latest Chester animals and nature news

Apr 28
Chester Zoo Celebrates The Birth of Twin Red-Bellied Lemurs

Chester Zoo is celebrating the birth of two red-bellied lemurs, which are one of the…

Apr 06
Chester Zoo Launches Easter Storytelling Spectacular

This Easter there’s a huge bonus when you visit Chester Zoo, for not only will…

Mar 10
Chester Zoo to Hold Virtual Zoo Day During British Science Week

Get ready for a virtual trip to Chester Zoo on Wednesday 16 March during British…

Feb 11
Chester Zoo Announce The Arrival of The First Aardvark Born at The Zoo

Chester Zoo has announced the arrival of Dobby, the first ever aardvark to be born at…

Feb 03
Chester Zoo Conducting Pilot Study to Combat Deadly Virus in Young Elephants

Chester Zoo is conducting the world’s first pilot study with a vaccine that aims…

Feb 03
Free Chester Zoo Visits For 30,000 Children

Once again Chester Zoo is donating tickets for children of all ages to visit the zoo.…