Help support Chester Zoo

Thank you for your donation – it means a lot to us! Please Gift Aid it if you can, and help us continue in our mission of saving wildlife from extinction around the world.

Please claim Gift Aid on my donation

By selecting ‘yes’ you agree to the following statement: I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year it is my responsibility to pay any difference. Gift Aid can only be claimed on donations for you and members of your family that visit Chester Zoo.

The Lanterns

The Lanterns at Chester Zoo will be back for another magical year in 2022!

Join us for an enchanting Christmas trail through the zoo after hours. Step into a spectacular wonderland, as we take you on an ILLUMINATING journey full of sparkle, colourful lanterns and plenty of festive cheer!

By supporting our annual Christmas event, you’re also supporting our mission to prevent extinction around the globe. So, thank you!

When would you like to come?

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Terms and Conditions

 See our full terms and conditions here.



Each person taking part in an Experience must complete a Risk Acknowledgement and Disclaimer form to confirm their booking which will be included in your email confirmation. Please complete this form when completing your online booking. Should the person participating in the experience have any Visual/Hearing/Mobility Impairment or have any Learning Difficulties/Disabilities please call us on 01244 380280.


If you have any special dietary requirements or allegeries please ensure you complete the form that will be included in your confirmation email. Please complete this form when completing your online booking. For any further information please call us on 01244 380280.