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"We took my 4 year old son to London Zoo…"
We took my 4 year old son to London Zoo and we had a great day out. I exchange my Tesco clubcard vouchers so it was good value for money. It would have been a very expensive day out otherwise. The bug house was brilliant and he enjoyed this the most. Avoid the restaurant. - it's overpriced and the food wasn't great. My advice is take a picnic!Read moreLess
"I'd never been as a child so decided to take…"
I'd never been as a child so decided to take my little girl and husband for fathers day. the butterfly house, penguins, giraffes and the rainforest were excellent but overall it was a huge disappointment. the monkeys, gorillas and lions seemed very unhappy. made me realise that these animals shouldn't be in a zoo!Read moreLess
"We have membership as a Christmas present from the ILs…"
We have membership as a Christmas present from the ILs every year, so we go a lot. The new (ish) children's zoo is excellent imo and there's lots to see and do there. The cafe in this area is by far the best and is the least crowded with lots of shady outdoor seating if you go on a hot day. The coffee is also very good, but expensive at 2.10 a cup. I'd always take your own food as it's dear and not up to much at the price.
Get there early so you can be one of the first in at 10 - go straight to the tigers and lions (at the opposite end of the park) and you'll be on your own or just one of a few when they're at their most active for the day and pacing around within feet of your nose. Or go straight to the gorillas in Gorilla Kingdom as this gets really really crowded later in the day.Read moreLess
"I found the place rambling and rundown, lots of concrete,…"
I found the place rambling and rundown, lots of concrete, bloody expensive and totally uninspiring. There are some parts that have been modernised but overall a let down.Read moreLess
"We love going to London Zoo so much that we…"
We love going to London Zoo so much that we have become members, which costs the same as going 3 times in a year, so well worth it.
Favourite bits are: the amazing mechanical clock that strikes every half an hour, feeding the otters, watching the squirrel monkeys and trying to jump like them in the mini playground.
We always take some sandwiches and swim suits in the summer - the water jets in the childrens section are great.
We have been many many times, but there always seems to be something new to see each time.Read moreLess
"London zoo is a fun day out, there are lots…"
London zoo is a fun day out, there are lots of animals to see. Getting there is easy, if you are driving you can park right opposite the entrance.Read moreLess
"Fab day out with almost too much to do for…"
Fab day out with almost too much to do for toddlers. Great choice of food. However, it is pretty expensive and awkward to get to.Read moreLess
"Yes it is expensive, so try to arrive early as…"
Yes it is expensive, so try to arrive early as there is lots to see. There are currently good 2 for 1 entrance vouchers if you go by train, plus it is good value if you live in London and become a member. Take towels and swimmers if you have toddlers as the new children's zoo has fountains to play in. Only thing I would say is take your own food as the catering is rubbish but there is plenty of space for picnics.Read moreLess
"Overall a great day out - But make sure you…"
Overall a great day out - But make sure you buy tickets on-line before you set out - we got there around 9.30-10 am and the queues were already starting - seriously by the time we left at 2ish the queues were ridiculous - not many happy children there!! Once in there is lots for the kids to do and the animals are fantastic. We took our own packed lunch and a bottle of wine for the park after and had a lovely day.Read moreLess
"Such a lovely location in Regents park. We love the…"
Such a lovely location in Regents park. We love the children's adventure area with the water to splash in and the amazing ardvarks (go at 11 to see them wake up at and eat their porridge). It is expensive so take a picnic and avoid the shop.Read moreLess
"Although it seems a lot of money to get in,…"
Although it seems a lot of money to get in, London Zoo is actually great value for money. It is very easy to spend the whole day there and to have still not been to see all the animals. If you are local enough it is well worth getting an annual card as your children will want to go again and again. There are enough indoor houses to make your visit good even if it rains. The cafes are fine with children's boxes/meals, highchairs etc. The coffee is generally awful though. If on a limited budget a picnic can be eaten outside or in one of the animals houses. There are numerous toilets for those toddler multiple trips to the toilet and at least two places for nappy changing.Read moreLess
"We visited London Zoo expecting to spend a couple of…"
We visited London Zoo expecting to spend a couple of hours there, but ended up staying most of the day. Gorilla Kingdom was the dd's favourite part. The entrance prices are reasonable.Read moreLess
"If you are looking for things to do in London…"
If you are looking for things to do in London with the kids or days out in London London Zoo is a must.
London Zoo has recently spent a great deal of money on a wonderful new attraction "Animal Adventure" especially for children - a whole themed area which lets children climb, touch, tunnel and splash their way through the animal kingdom.
Its a great place too for anyone interested in animals, conservation and much much more.
Its not a cheap day out but is certainly value for money and if you a become a member then you can really benefit from great discounts and offers.
Open at 10.00 and closing between 17.00 and 18.00 in summer and 16.00 - 16.30 in winter it is a great day out.
Family tickets (2 adults and 2 children)Read moreLess
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