Tweet And Win Family Tickets To Chester Zoo!

We're giving away 2 family tickets to Chester Zoo, the UK's number one zoo and one of the top zoos in the world. You can bring the whole family (even the little monkeys) because this ticket is valid for 2 adults and 2 children.

Enter In Seconds

To get your paws on these tickets, just follow @EssentialTravel on Twitter and Retweet our post about Chester Zoo: it only takes a minute!

Baby Orangutan

You have until 3pm on Thursday, 07 July 2011 (when the competition is closed) to retweet and follow us (if you are doing so already, that's great!). We will announce the winners shortly afterwards, via twitter and email the winner their tickets!


Full terms and conditions are available here.

Visit The UK's Favourite Wildlife Attraction

Experience an exotic world of over 7000 animals and welcome the two newborn baby elephants that just arrived at Chester Zoo this year. Float through the water like an alligator aboard the Waterbus, or watch prowling tigers from the treetops on the Zoofari monorail.

Meet The Giants

"Don't miss the incredible exhibit, Dinosaurs at Large! from 1st July - 8th October. Meet Allosaurus, Baryonyx, Apatosaurus, Dilophosaurus, the awe inspiring T-Rex & loads more! Come and meet the Terrible Lizards and let junior paleontologists search for fossils at the amazing Fossil Discovery."

Dilophosaurus T-Rex
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Frances Bailey

Frances Bailey

Frances' love of travel started with family holidays that involved a two day journey across the great Karoo, where colonial towns jostled with raw African poverty and barren farmlands. Here her parents would tell tales of the great beyond as they watched some of the best starry skies on offer. Her first transatlantic adventure involved a stay in the attic of a 400-year-old rectory in the charming town of Stoke Hammond and since also took the form of a stint in Galway, Ireland where she learnt how it feels to have music throb through your veins.