Resort zoo named 14th best in world

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Blackpool Zoo has made it into a list of top 10 UK zoos compiled from reviews by global travellers.

The East Park Drive attaraction was in sixth place in the list published by TripAdvisor and 14th in the world list.

Chester Zoo was the best UK zoo, also finishing fifth in the world list.

The eight UK zoos in the top 25 European table took the first eight places in the UK zoo list, with South Lakes Safari Zoo at Dalton-in-Furness in Cumbria ninth.

Best world zoo was Henry Doorly Zoo, at Omaha in Nebraska, USA.

TripAdvisor spokesman James Kay said: “These awards are based on the millions of reviews and opinions written by our global community of travellers.

“So if you’re looking for some inspiration for a great family day out, the UK winners are a great addition to your summer holidays hit list.”

These are the UK’s top zoos according TripAdvisor:

1. Chester Zoo, Cheshire

2. Colchester Zoo, Essex

3. Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Devon

4. Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo, Begelly, South Wales

5. Blackpool Zoo