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Dudley Zoo and Castle

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Castle Hill | Castle Hill Dudley West Midlands, Dudley DY1 4QF, England
+44 1384 215313
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My grown up son had an animal adopted in his name as a present from a friend so we went to see it... read more

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cadbury2016
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good place for family outing

Dudley Castle on the hill top was built in eleventh century and and rebuilt later. But now we can... read more

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DZG is unique… a home to more than 1300 animals, and has nigh on 200 species, including some of the rarest creatures on Planet Earth. Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals inhabit an ancient wooded hillside, with a rich geological history, around the ruins of the 11th century Dudley Castle and share a site with the world’s largest single collection of Modernist Tecton structures – and the country’s only vintage chairlift!
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  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“chair lift” (167 reviews)
“land train” (98 reviews)
“lemur walk” (86 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Castle Hill | Castle Hill Dudley West Midlands, Dudley DY1 4QF, England
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+44 1384 215313
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Reviewed yesterday

My grown up son had an animal adopted in his name as a present from a friend so we went to see it. I used to go to this zoo as a child and then took my son when he was little. It hasn't changed...More

Thank cadbury2016
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dudley Castle on the hill top was built in eleventh century and and rebuilt later. But now we can only see the remaining part of the castle. It was destroyed by fire in 1750. Inside of the castle is not well maintained. There is a...More

Thank Soma S
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my wife and daughter here for a day out recently. The condition of the enclosures range from quite run down to nicely refurbished. The zoo is obviously putting in a lot of effort to developing and modernise the facilities. Not a task I envy....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dudley zoo is great .some of the animals have gone . But it's still ok .plenty to do there places to eat .also can take picnics there also has a fair.and a train to take you up to the top and back down

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We as 3 adults, 1 teen and a infant had a great time at the zoo we were able to see almost all the animals it was a bit of a tiring walk but worth it and totally a treat for people who love to...More

Thank Home F
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got a sunny day , don't know what to do try Dudley Zoo. Great range of animals as well as the castle. Highlights ... walking through lima wood with limas walking along side you just magical ! Also feeding the small parrots. You walk through...More

Thank Jokittyred
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been to dudley zoo before and enjoyed my visit but returning with young children who wanted to see animals it was very disappointing! Most of the animal pens we went to see were empty. The overall state of the zoo was poor. It needs...More

Thank jaderyan21
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place not cheap thou but very worth while paying to go. Kids love this place bit of a walk up the hill thou but there is a train and chair lift. Restaurant on site very nice fairly priced as well highly recommend their...More

Thank Lee G
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dudleyzoo2015, Manager at Dudley Zoo and Castle, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your feedback; we are pleased to hear you enjoy your visits with us and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First the staff greet your poorly, they didn’t know if it was wheelchair friendly to get to the top so we had to work that out ourselves I rang in advance to ask if it was and we were told it was wheelchair friendly I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The zoo is in near of a lot of improvement yet some place are grate for children. The staff are very helpful and knolagable if you ask them about the animals they look after. I hope as some point some one invests in the zoo...More

Thank John G
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badgewon
28 May 2018|
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Response from Carol L | Reviewed this property |
The car park costs £3.50 and the token can be purchased at a machine or at the ticket desk on entry. The car park is located near the entrance.
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Mandy F
18 April 2018|
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Response from welshinwolves | Reviewed this property |
We did but it wasn't a busy day
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Debbie F
1 December 2017|
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Response from dudleyzoo2015 | Property representative |
We don't provide a photo with our Santa's Grotto visit, however you are welcome to take your own!
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