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Tropical Wings Zoo - CLOSED

Wickford Road | South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford CM3 5QZ, England
+44 1245 425394
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Really Sad - Closed Down

I live local to the zoo, it was really good, it is a real loss that it is no more! The zoo was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John M
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Love!

Youngest daughter loved it!!!!! Was a lovely day out and hardly cost me anything - sad to see it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann_freeman89
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butterfly house” (181 reviews)
“small animals” (25 reviews)
“soft play area” (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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"bird show"
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"feeding times"
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"koi carp"
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"butterfly room"
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"birds and animals"
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"lemur enclosure"
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"feed the fish"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live local to the zoo, it was really good, it is a real loss that it is no more! The zoo was really well known is Essex and closed suddenly in December 2017. I hope people read this and note the closure. I am...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Youngest daughter loved it!!!!! Was a lovely day out and hardly cost me anything - sad to see it shutting down

Thank Ann_freeman89
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent for families, something for everyone. The butterflies were awesome, really special experience, educational too, and enjoyed the other animals too. Play area for the children too, well laid out and maintained. Eating facilities were great, especially with kids. Good visit all round.

Thank mickb473
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My 2 year old loves this place, lots to see and do. Good value and can easily spend a few hours there. We took lunch with us which id recommend as food options are limited.

Thank vhb123
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Will always be gutted that this lovely place has gone. It was the best day out in Essex and the staff who worked there were the best ever. Were too busy over Christmas to go one last time. Gutted. :'( RIP Tropical Wings.

Thank Annoyed381
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

After many years, Tropical Wings has now closed due to the ill health of its owners. Over the years it had gone from being a fruit and veg shop to a small butterfly house to a small and very popular zoo attraction. Many local to...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place good for kids and animal lovers!!! Some of the birds could have bigger cages but we can't have it all?? BUT THEY ARE LOVED

Thank Dain S
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Wonderful local place to take the children. To listen to birdsong and look at the most beautiful butterflies is heaven. Like I said in my title it is such a shame that this place is closing down, it will be sorely missed by the locals.

1  Thank Scholefieldschoice
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Unfortunately this venue is now closed permanently due to ill health of the owner of the venue.Have had lovely times there over the years with children and grandchildren

Thank Daryl D
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Visited on a very cold sleeting day . Once inside out of the wind and into the very warm butterfly house it was delightful , the amazingly coloured butterflies and birds ,running water and luscious flowers and shrubs really all contributed to the feeling of...More

Thank Gregg M
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