20 Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Chelmer Village Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Chelmer Village

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Chelmer Village in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 23 Chelmer Village zoos and wildlife parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the zoos and wildlife parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Red panda at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo

  • Colchester
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Set in 60 acres of parkland, Colchester Zoo is the perfect place to meet your favourite animals while surrounded by beautiful scenery. Enjoy a hands...

A little boy feeding a camel at Paradise Wildlife Park

Paradise Wildlife Park

  • Broxbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Enjoy an award-winning day out at Paradise Wildlife Park, home to over 800 exotic animals and over 30 animatronic dinosaurs at World of Dinosaurs. It...

Capel Manor Gardens

Capel Manor Gardens5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Enfield
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Spend the day at Capel Manor Gardens, home to a stunning Georgian house with 60 beautiful gardens and 8 centuries of history. Let the kids run off an...

Brazilian Tapir at Linton Zoo in Cambridge

Linton Zoo

  • Cambridge
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Linton Zoo was born out of a family’s love for and concern for wildlife in the world. The zoo and all of its inhabitants came to Linton in 1972 and h...

Eagle at Eagle Heights in Eynsford

Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation

  • Eynsford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Do you want to see the home of some of the most incredible animals in the world? Come explore the majestic Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, one of...

Hemsley Conservation Centre

Hemsley Conservation Centre

  • Wrotham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Creature comforts and conservation are the name of the game at Hemsley Conservation Centre, with all sorts of cute and curious animals and activities...

Tawny owlet at The Kent Owl Academy in Maidstone

The Kent Owl Academy

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

What’s more magical than coming face-to-face with a wild animal? The Kent Owl Academy has a huge family of owls and birds of prey - from eagles to fa...

Lion at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Regents Park
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Welcome to ZSL London Zoo - the world’s oldest scientific zoo! With 712 species and over 20,000 animals, it's an expansive and highly interactive div...

A man holding a baby lamb at Jimmy's Farm and Wildlife Park in Suffolk

Jimmy's Farm and Wildlife Park2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wherstead
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

You might recognise Jimmy Doherty’s farm from the BBC documentary. This rare breed's farm is home to ponies, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs,...

Red panda at Shepreth Wildlife Park

Shepreth Wildlife Park4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Shepreth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

There are lots of animals to go and see at the award-winning Shepreth Wildlife Park, including tigers, red pandas, birds of prey, otters and lemurs....

Meerkat at Battersea Park Childrens Zoo

Battersea Park Children's Zoo4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Battersea
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Pint-sized animals for pint-sized kids makes Battersea Park Children’s Zoo the perfect miniature afternoon out. Get up close and cuddly with otters,...

Hawk at Willows Bird of Prey Centre in Knockholt

Willows Bird of Prey Centre

  • Knockholt
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Nestled in the rolling Kent countryside, Willows Bird of Prey Centre allows you to get up close and personal with their winged residents. The team at...

Bears at Wildwood in Herne Bay

Wildwood5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Herne Bay
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Within 40 acres of beautiful woodland come nose to nose with British wildlife past and present at Wildwood. Kent’s unique wildlife park and conservat...

National Dragonfly Project

  • Wicken
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Having recently changed hands from the National Dragonfly Project to The British Dragonfly Society and National Trust, The DragonFly Centre is locate...

Owl eating at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary in Stonham Aspal

Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

  • Stonham Aspal
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Walk on the wild side at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary with over 80 modern-day raptors! Visit owls, eagles and vultures at home in their aviaries or flying f...

Lemur at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Bekesbourne

Howletts Wild Animal Park

  • Bekesbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Which are your brood’s favourite critters? Chances are they’ll spot them at Howletts Wild Animal Park, with over 400 intriguing animals all waiting t...

Jaguars at Wingham Wildlife Park in Canterbury

Wingham Wildlife Park

  • Canterbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

After starting life as a bird park in 1986, Wingham Wildlife Park really spread its wings under new owners in 2008 to become one of Kent’s most popul...

Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures

  • Chessington
  • Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

 Get in touch with your wild side at Chessington World of Adventures - watch the world’s largest tiger species walk above you in Europe’s first...

Men watching rabbit at Havergate Island in Aldeburgh

Havergate Island

  • Aldeburgh
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Havergate Island This small island in the River Ore is famous for its breeding avocets and terns, which can usually be seen during spring and summer....

Elephants at ZSL Whipsande Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

  • Dunstable
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the largest in the UK with 3,800 unique creatures and 600 acres of stunning scenery. Spend a day discovering new breeds you’ve n...

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