London Zoo is located in in the postal zone NW1.
HOTELS NEAR LONDON ZOO:-
The closest hotel to London Zoo on the Western fringes of Regents Park is the Danubius Hotel. An excellent location and excellent 4 star hotel. All rooms are well equipped with private bathroom. Public facilities include Restaurant, bar with large screen TV serving bar snacks throughout the day/evening. A small gym, good sized meeting facilities and on-site car parking. Also in close proximity to London Zoo is the Holiday Inn Hotel Camden, The hotel has 130 en-suite bedrooms all of which are air-conditioned, and offer modern amenities to ensure that your stay is more than comfortable. For the comfort of guests, a number of non-smoking rooms are available. The hotel is located close to Camden with it's vibrant markets and illustrious music scene. Also within walking distance you will find Primrose Hill, Regents Park and London Zoo.
ABOUT LONDON ZOO:-
Situated on the Northern edge of Regents Park the zoo attracts visitors from all over the UK and beyond. Originally set up as a scientific study and research facility in 1828, it later opened up to the public and became a zoo in 1847. The Regents Canal runs through the zoo.
Home to many different species of animal London zoo has had a fair few famous characters who called London zoo home. Going back as far back as 1865 there was the famous Elephant "Jumbo", the largest elephant at the time who lived at London zoo. "Chi Chi" the giant Panda also made London Zoo home, she arrived in 1958 and lived until July 1972 her death was mourned by many. Another long term resident was 'Guy' the Gorilla who lived until he was 32 years old, Guy was a huge attraction at the zoo, he is now commemorated with a bronze statue at the zoo. Another resident was a Canadian Bear from Winnipeg (winnie) who became rather famous after a father and son visited the zoo, the son was Christopher Robin and the father A A Milne, Author who later related tales of a bear named Winnie in the famous Winne-the-Pooh books. All stemming from their visit to London Zoo.
These days the gorilla kingdom is a very popular attraction and home to an amazing colony of west lowland gorillas.
Refreshments are available at the zoo with a self service cafe serving food and snacks throughout the day. Parking is available on site and there is a charge.
Tickets can be bought at the gate or online. Offers such as 2 tickets for 1 can sometimes be found.
London zoo offers a great day out for adults and children of all ages.
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|Chalk Farm Station||2||Northern||0.95 miles|
|Camden Town Station||2||Northern||0.99 miles|
|Mornington Crescent Station||2||Northern||1.19 miles|
|St. Johns Wood Station||2||Jubilee||1.26 miles|
|Baker Street Station||1||Hammersmith & City - Metropolitan - Bakerloo - Circle line - Jubilee||1.47 miles|
|Camden Road Station||1.34 miles|
|Kentish Town West Station||1.38 miles|
|London Marylebone Station||1.55 miles|
|South Hampstead Station||1.64 miles|
|London Euston Station||1.69 miles|