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Colchester Zoo awarded best large attraction in Essex!

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award-photoAs part of the VisitEssex Tourism and Hospitality awards Colchester Zoo has proudly been announced as the best large attraction in Essex! 

The awards aim to recognise the fantastic spirit and hard work of companies and businesses within the tourism sector throughout Essex.

There are 19 individual categories to award to tourist attractions, festivals, hotels, restaurants and customer service of which we are extremely proud to have listed as a finalist for 3 of them! This included being recognised for our innovative marketing, our work within business tourism and of course our winning title, best large attraction! You can check out the full list of finalists here> http://www.visitessex.com/industry/tourism-awards.aspx

As a winner of one of the awards Colchester Zoo will also go forward to represent Essex in the national VisitEngland Awards.

We would like to thank all our dedicated and hardworking staff at Colchester Zoo and our valued and supportive visitors – not forgetting of course our amazing animals who we continue to strive to assist the conservation of many of their species!


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