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Colchester Zoo is once again a winner at the Essex Mum Awards!

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Colchester Zoo is once again pleased to announce that we have been presented with not one but two Essex Mum 2017 awards!

Once again we are honored to have been voted the winner of the Best Day Out: Outdoors award for the 4th consecutive year! PLUS winner of the Best Halloween Event for our Shriek Week activities for the 2nd year in a row! We have also come in highly recommended for our Breakfast with Santa Christmas experience! 

A huge thank you to all of those who voted! We are always developing Colchester Zoo with both our animals and visitors needs in mind; with the aim of conserving endangered species.

Each and every visit made to Colchester Zoo not only supports the ongoing developments and animals in situ but also assists the zoos charity, Action for the Wild, help conservation projects worldwide.  Without your visits this vital work would not be possible so thank you very much indeed.

All winners of Essex Mums 2017 winners have now been announced and are voted for by mums they highlight your favourite things to do, place to go and businesses you love to use.

For the full list of winners click here.


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