With 8,000 animals, in 110 acres of award-winning zoological gardens and over 1.4 million visitors every year, Chester Zoo is one of the world’s top zoos, and the UK’s number one wildlife attraction. A key player in many conservation projects both at home and abroad, the Zoo makes a wonderful day out for both adults and children alike. The zoo is open every day of the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, but opening times do vary according to the season, so it’s always worth checking before you set off.
Chester Zoo is just 15 minutes drive from Inglewood Manor, and discounted entry tickets are available from reception.
Home to over 100 living displays including Europe’s largest collection of sharks, Blue Planet Aquarium offers a whole world of underwater discovery. The displays recreate aquatic habitats from around the globe, bringing to underwater world to life, and with opportunities to interact with amazing creatures like Dave, the giant Pacific octopus stingrays and of course sharks.
The Blue Planet Aquarium is located at Cheshire Oaks, just 15 minutes from Inglewood Manor and tickets are available to purchase at the hotel.
The tranquil beauty of Ness Botanic Gardens makes it a wonderful place to visit, offering something to fascinate everyone, from the very young upwards. Offering numerous places to sit and admire the stunning views across the Dee estuary, the gardens offer a sanctuary away from the chaos of everyday life. Not only are they beautiful, but the gardens also house one of the most interesting plant collections in the country. With a fantastic range of activities and exhibitions arranged throughout the year, the gardens are well worth a visit whatever the season.
Ness Gardens are just 5 minutes drive from Inglewood Manor, and with a 2-for-1 entry available at reception.