Welsh Mountain Zoo, Colwyn Bay

3.7
With a bend toward conservation, Welsh Mountain Zoo houses many endangered species, such as snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, and Andean condors. A wide range of other mammals, birds, and reptiles also make their home in the park. Explore the Media Centre, which is filled with educational games for children, and watch some of the featured animal shows that are available throughout the day. While the animals live with ample space (15 hectares or 37 acres), the design of the park makes it easy for you to get up close. Its hilltop location makes the surrounding environment part of the experience. Because of the hilly terrain, wheelchair accessibility is limited. Take a look at our Colwyn Bay travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Welsh Mountain Zoo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A lovely smaller zoo that enables you to get closer to the animals than most. As its smaller it doesn't take too long to get to the excellent talks from wherever you are as a lot of walks are roughly ...  more »
  • Despite visiting in August the weather was awful, really cold and raining but we didn't let it spoil our day. As this is a mountain zoo there is a lot of walking involved so be prepared if using a pra...  more »
  • Enclosures seem to be seriously lacking, the one that really stood out and upset me was the white tailed eagles, I watched as they tried to fly around and hit the netting repeatedly, one of them manag...  more »
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  • Really good get to see all the animals up close and there is talks about them all the time. It is set on a large mountain and some of the animals are in areas up and down hill. A really good day out. Be sure to get there early on peak days because there carpets aren't very big.
  • Lovely day out, lots of different animals to see and the zoo grounds make for a nice walk. The animal displays are very entertaining and you can get up close and personal. In need of a refurbishment in some areas but that doesn't really let it down too much
  • We loved this zoo. Fun for all the family and great value for money. An day spent having fun and making memories. We will be returning next year
  • A nice, small park with lots of different animals to see. Especially loved the 'shows' that ran throughout the day! They were really educational and good for all ages!
  • What a lovely little Zoo. Lots to look at with well knowledgeable staff, we really enjoyed the penguin feeding as they are let out of their enclosure and walked around in an roped off area for feeding making the whole experience much more pleasant. Well worth a visit and value for money.
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