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UK Zoos you can reach by train

You can’t beat a nice day out at the zoo. Whether you’re taking the kids to stop the dreaded ‘I’m bored’ conversation, having a fun day out with your partner or simply treating yourself to a day out, there’s plenty of fun to be had. Here at we’re making this even easier and showing you the best UK zoos you can reach by train.

Chester Zoo @chesterzoo

Nearest Train Station: Chester Train Station

Not only is Chester Train Station close to Chester Zoo, you can also combine the price of your rail ticket and zoo entry (plus bus links from the station to the zoo). You can purchase this ticket at the station on the day and stroll straight into the zoo on arrival, where plenty of animals are ready and waiting to greet you.

Bristol Zoo @BristolZooGdns

Nearest Train Station: Clifton Down Train Station

You can easily get to Bristol Zoo from Clifton Down Train Station, or even Bristol Temple Meads Station if you’re coming from further afield. As part of Bristol Zoo’s vision for a ‘sustainable future for wildlife and people,’ you can receive 33% off your entry ticket if you travel to the zoo by train.

ZSL London Zoo @zsllondonzoo

Nearest Train Station: Euston Train Station

The nearest mainline train station to London Zoo is Euston, however, you can easily jump on a tube or hop on a bus to get you the rest of the way. Set in the beautiful surrounding of Regent’s Park, the zoo has a huge variety of animals for you to learn about and watch on your visit.

Edinburgh Zoo @EdinburghZoo

Nearest Train Station: Waverley and Haymarket Train Station

You can get to Edinburgh Zoo from both of Edinburgh’s central train stations, and the zoo is can be reached via a number of buses from each station. Once at the zoo, you can meet their famous giant panda’s, see the penguins and so much more. There’s plenty to see and do on a trip to Edinburgh Zoo.

Howletts Wildlife Park @howlettspark

Nearest Train Station: Bekesbourne Train Station

Howletts Wildlife Park, the beautiful 90-acre adventure in Kent, can be reached from Bekesbourne Train Station. It’s just a 90-minute journey from London’s Victoria Train Station to Bekesbourbne where a minibus service is in place to get you to and from the park on your visit.

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