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Major UK Zoos


For the purposes of this site a major zoo is regarded as a combination of the following factors:
Large site, selection of animals species from more than one animal group, large number of animals and/or species. In general they will be the Zoos most commonly known and tend to be named after the town or city in which they are located.


Banham Zoo Banham Norfolk Major UK Zoos
Belfast Zoological Gardens Belfast   Major UK Zoos
Blackpool Zoo Blackpool Lancashire Major UK Zoos
Bristol Zoo Gardens Bristol Avon Major UK Zoos
Chessington Zoo Chessington Surrey Major UK Zoos
Chester Zoo Chester Cheshire Major UK Zoos
Colchester Zoo Colchester Essex Major UK Zoos
Cotswold Wildlife Park Burford Oxfordshire Major UK Zoos
Drusillas Zoo Park Alfriston East Sussex Major UK Zoos
Dublin Zoo Dublin Eire Major UK Zoos
Dudley Zoo Dudley West Midlands Major UK Zoos
Edinburgh Zoo Edinburgh   Major UK Zoos
Howletts Zoo Park Canterbury Kent Major UK Zoos
Jersey Zoo Trinity Jersey, Channel Isles Major UK Zoos
London Zoo London   Major UK Zoos
Marwell Zoological Park Colden Common Hampshire Major UK Zoos
Newquay Zoo Newquay Cornwall Major UK Zoos
Paignton Zoo Paignton Devon Major UK Zoos
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park Port Lympne Kent Major UK Zoos
Twycross Zoo Twycross Warwickshire Major UK Zoos
Welsh Mountain Zoo Colwyn Bay   Major UK Zoos
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park Whipsnade Bedfordshire Major UK Zoos




Camperdown Wildlife Center, Camperdown Park, Dundee  
Cricket St.Thomas Wildlife Park Cricket St. Thomas  
Curraghs Wildlife Park Ballaugh, Ramsey Isle of Man
Drayton Manor Park & Zoo Tamworth Staffs.
Hamerton Zoological Park Hamerton  
Highland Wildlife Park Kingussie  
Leeds Castle, Maidstone Kent *
Linton Zoological Gardens Linton Cambridgeshire
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre Wareham Dorset
Paradise Park Hayle Cornwall
Paradise Wildlife Park , Broxbourne Herfordshire
South Lakes Wild Animal Park Dalton-In-Furness Cumbria
Southport Zoo & Conservation Trust Southport Merseyside
Suffolk Wildlife Park Kessingland Suffolk
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens Great Yarmouth Norfolk
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust *    



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