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Address: Castle Hill | Castle Hill Dudley West Midlands, Dudley DY1 4QF, England
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Visited with my family for the first time in over 20 years, what an improvement. really enjoyed the new conservation work being carried out. Having said that there is still room... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We live a couple of miles away and although I had taken my children to the zoo when they were small (25 years ago) I was under the impression that a lot of money had been spent and the zoo was much improved. My daughter and I went on Mothers Day. Parking was an absolute nightmare and it's quite a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited with my family for the first time in over 20 years, what an improvement. really enjoyed the new conservation work being carried out. Having said that there is still room for improvement but an enjoyable visit

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Coventry
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my fiancée travel low and high visiting different zoos around the UK and decide upon us to visit Dudley zoo. Arrival: We arrived to the zoo via sat nav to be poorly sign posted for where the car park is as we couldn't find it ! As it turns out its round the back which feels like your... More 

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Thank WFH2014
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85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We live pretty close to here so pop along as often as possible. It's a quiet a cheap day out and the kids love the animals

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Thank supersaddlers2k16
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited the Zoo on March 25th 17 and was surprised at how good it actually was.....haven't been there in about 35 years and will return before the end of the summer ........yes there are a few buildings that are being updated (remembering it's March) but on the whole it was a good day out with our young granddaughter (2 1/5)... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never been and with a voucher I was excited to see what it was like. I didn't have high expectations. But the animals looked great. The enclosures looked pleasant. Every space dad been used to accommodate something. The architecture was fascinating. I wanted to see more about its history. The cafe was silly expensive. 2 black coffee and a... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Used Groupon voucher for this birthday day out. We arrived just after 10am when it opened. Quite a few starting to head inside. The Zoo grounds were tidy, but some of the animal in closures were in pretty poor state... i.e. Capybaras loads of pooh around and in the pool area, no wonder they didn't want to take a deep.... More 

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Bristol
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first impression was not great. It costs £3.50 to park and like most zoo's it is fairly expensive to get in as well. As I walked up to the entrance I felt it looked a little tired, and the train and the cable car that can transport you around the zoo were not working. The general look of tiredness... More 

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Thank MikeB40
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best thing i have ever done! If you know someone who loves animals this is the gift for them! The zoo keepers were lovely, lunch was included and the animals were the best thing ever! would recommend to anyone of any age (we were 23 and 54)

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Thank Ambzwass
New Plymouth
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a good variety of animals to see here but the zoo is very run down and needs a good dose of TLC, the enclosures are a little on the small side too. It is set in a great location in and around the castle and could really be amazing with some work put into it.

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