'The Secret Life of the Zoo' & Liverpool

Holiday Inn Express Crewe

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No. of Days:

3 days

£149.00 pp

See the stars at Chester Zoo as seen on All 4's 'The Secret Life of the Zoo'. Also includes a visit to the exciting city of Liverpool. 

Kids go for just £89*

As featured on Channel 4s 'The Secret Life of the Zoo', Chester Zoo is the most visited zoo in the UK AND a conservation and education charity committed to PREVENTING EXTINCTION. Seeing and learning about endangered and exotic animals all based in beautiful, award-winning gardens, you’re sure to have a great time. Admission is of course included. We'll also spend some free time in amazing Liverpool and visit the historic town of Shrewbury en route!

You'll be based at our comfortable hotel, ideally located for our included excursions. 

* When under 12 years old and sharing with 2 adults. Limited number of family rooms available, so please book early 

Holiday Inn Express Crewe

The Holiday Inn Express has free WiFi and modern, stylish with a 32-inch LCD TV, a hairdryer, and tea/coffee making facilities. The Great Room serves a hot breakfast buffet featuring sausage, scrambled eggs and baked beans in addition to continental options. There is an in-house restaurant, where we have dinner included.

Day 1

After joining the coach, we head north to Shrewsbury for a few hours of free time to explore this lovely riverside and historic town. Rejoin the coach and travel on to our hotel for the night, arriving in the late afternoon. Check in, relax in your room or have a drink in the bar before dinner. 

Day 2

After a hearty breakfast, we travel to Liverpool for a full day exploring this fascinating city. Return to the hotel late afternoon in time to relax before another tasty dinner.

Day 3

After an early breakfast, we make our way to Chester Zoo. Enjoy 4-5 hours of uninterrupted time enjoying this fabulous attraction before re-boarding your coach and heading back home towards South Wales.


Birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury is one of England’s finest medieval market towns and is set amidst glorious Shropshire countryside. The town has over 600 listed buildings including the Castle and the Abbey (home of the fictional Brother Cadfael). Why not relax in beautiful Quarry Park or perhaps take a boat trip? The historic centre is shopper’s paradise, packed with designer shops, smart new malls and an amazing range of independent retailers. And of course all the bars, cafes and restaurants you could ever wish for.

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo is home to over 21,000 endangered and exotic animals based in beautiful, award-winning gardens. With 500 different animal species in our 125 acres, you’re sure to have an adventure discovering and learning about its amazing animals and gardens. Conservation and education are at the heart of everything at Chester Zoo and the team there are committed to providing the highest standards of care for their animals, as well as protecting native and international wildlife. It is a huge zoo, but they’ve got plenty of options for getting around including a ‘Zoofari’ Monorail and Lazy River Boat Trip.


Full of history, culture and friendly people, Liverpool is the ideal destination to discover and enjoy. A World Heritage Site with a wonderful collection of museums, galleries, shopping and dining, there really is something for everyone in this fantastic city. The coach will take you to the historic Albert Dock complex with a great range of visitor attractions including the iconic ‘Beatles Story’. You can also take a ferry across the Mersey or visit the historic city centre. Liverpool is there for you to enjoy as you want it.

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 2 nights, dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Entry into Chester Zoo
  • Excursion to Liverpool
  • Visit to Shrewsbury

* Kids go for just £89 when under 12 years old and sharing with 2 adults. Limited number of family rooms available, so please book early 

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff West
  • Llanelli
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea Central

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Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.


Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps.


Chester Zoo - Admission Included.

Limited number of singles without supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room.

Child prices based on children under 12 sharing a room with 2 adults.

Other Dates

Departure Date: Friday 16 Oct 2020
Duration: 3 Days

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