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Tropical Wings Zoo

Features Animals
Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
+44 1245 425394
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Excellent for all ages!

Excellent for families, something for everyone. The butterflies were awesome, really special... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo!

My 2 year old loves this place, lots to see and do. Good value and can easily spend a few hours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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“butterfly house” (181 reviews)
“birds of prey” (37 reviews)
“small animals” (25 reviews)
Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
+44 1245 425394
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent for families, something for everyone. The butterflies were awesome, really special experience, educational too, and enjoyed the other animals too. Play area for the children too, well laid out and maintained. Eating facilities were great, especially with kids. Good visit all round.

Thank mickb473
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 2 year old loves this place, lots to see and do. Good value and can easily spend a few hours there. We took lunch with us which id recommend as food options are limited.

Thank vhb123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will always be gutted that this lovely place has gone. It was the best day out in Essex and the staff who worked there were the best ever. Were too busy over Christmas to go one last time. Gutted. :'( RIP Tropical Wings.

Thank Annoyed381
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After many years, Tropical Wings has now closed due to the ill health of its owners. Over the years it had gone from being a fruit and veg shop to a small butterfly house to a small and very popular zoo attraction. Many local to...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place good for kids and animal lovers!!! Some of the birds could have bigger cages but we can't have it all?? BUT THEY ARE LOVED

Thank Dain S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Wonderful local place to take the children. To listen to birdsong and look at the most beautiful butterflies is heaven. Like I said in my title it is such a shame that this place is closing down, it will be sorely missed by the locals.

1  Thank Scholefieldschoice
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Unfortunately this venue is now closed permanently due to ill health of the owner of the venue.Have had lovely times there over the years with children and grandchildren

Thank Daryl D
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Visited on a very cold sleeting day . Once inside out of the wind and into the very warm butterfly house it was delightful , the amazingly coloured butterflies and birds ,running water and luscious flowers and shrubs really all contributed to the feeling of...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Having heard the sad news that Tropical Wings is due to close on 3rd December 2017, due to ill health of the current owners, I and my family made the effort to revisit one last time this past weekend. When we first visited Tropical Wings...More

Thank Cheekycockney190757
Reviewed 23 November 2017

So sorry to hear Tropical Wings will close shortly - visited on a cold Monday in November and the Car Park was packed - it is such a magical place, particularly for children. Did my best to get some pictures in the Butterfly House but...More

Thank Lord E
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Sophie A
8 August 2017|
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Response from Chelsea D | Reviewed this property |
sorry - I thought I was answering a question about Marsh farm 😂😂. tropical wings has butterflies, birds, meerkats, a skunk, an open farm section with goats, chickens, turkeys ect
11 December 2016|
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Response from cassieBedford | Reviewed this property |
I think it about £12 each