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Tropical Wings Zoo - CLOSED

Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
+44 1245 425394
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You get what you pay for. I live the butterfly exhibit and remember going as a child on school... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Tabbyn101
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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Tropical Wings

A nice day out, the zoo specialises in birds and has a large butterfly enclosure. We got to see the... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
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“butterfly house” (181 reviews)
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“small animals” (25 reviews)
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Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
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+44 1245 425394
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"butterfly house"
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"wings"
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"small animals"
in 25 reviews
"soft play area"
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"beautiful butterflies"
in 20 reviews
"bird show"
in 21 reviews
"butterfly area"
in 20 reviews
"koi carp"
in 26 reviews
"feeding times"
in 18 reviews
"butterfly room"
in 12 reviews
"birds and animals"
in 10 reviews
"lemur enclosure"
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"feed the fish"
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"all ages"
in 57 reviews
"young children"
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"sand pit"
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"family ticket"
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

You get what you pay for. I live the butterfly exhibit and remember going as a child on school trips. As for the rest of it-it is ok the restaurant/canteen place is a little grim but as expected really. Overall an ok day out for...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A nice day out, the zoo specialises in birds and has a large butterfly enclosure. We got to see the lemurs fed, the keeper was very knowledgeable. The site also has meerkats and a walkthrough wallaby enclosure.

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Great day out for the kids especially having young children. They both loved all the different animals and the animal shows Free parking and the cafe is a reasonable price will be definitely coming back

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TropicalWings, Guest Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We are glad you had a lovely time with us DGH92 and enjoyed our animals and the feeds and shows we put on daily. We look forward to welcoming you all back.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Loved my visit though it did get very busy which in a hot buttery house was unbearable - though does also have a large outside area with many beautiful creatures

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed it . Animals well looked after .. it's a change from Colchester zoo :) Loved seeing a raven We had dinner in the cafe , kids loved the nuggets and chips and my dinner too , all well cooked and very good price...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Went here specifically to photograph butterflies and was not disappointed. There is a lovely large butterfly house with some birds and a large pond with huge carp. But there is much more here large aviaries with birds, wallabies a petting zoo and outdoor picnic areas....More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Tropical wings really does have something to suit all children. My youngest loved the birds, my eldest the tractors and diggers but they both loved the butterfly enclosure, as do I :-) There is ample parking (free). Cafe on site (we didn't eat here, just...More

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TropicalWings, Guest Relations Manager at Tropical Wings Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely review NichaUK, we are really happy to hear you enjoyed your day with us! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

live down the road from here is always a great place to go with young and old kids ,if you are in the area give it a go

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I love tropical wings, a beautiful little mini zoo. We have been coming here for many years , first with my children, and now with their children. It has changed and upgraded many times , The new enclosures look great and I love to see...More

Thank Jo B
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Me and family love this place. Lots of animals all happy and well kept. Staff work really hard at every aspect. Decent reasonably priced restaurant onsite, disabled parking. Whilst a smaller zoo and butterfly attraction it's far friendlier and easier to negotiate than big zoos...More

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