Find Us

One of the top attractions in North Wales, if you are looking for things to do or places to see while on holiday or visiting Snowdonia, the coast, Chester, or the North West.

By Bus:

If you plan on getting to the Welsh Mountain Zoo by bus, please click the following link for detailed routes and times, throughout the year. http://www.arrivabus.co.uk

By Train:

If you plan on getting the train to the Welsh Mountain Zoo, please click the following link for detailed routes and times, throughout the year. http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Welsh Mountain Zoo Free Minibus Service 2016

The free Zoo Mini Bus service from Colwyn Bay railway station will commence on 25th March 2016 and will run until 11th September 2016. The first trip from the station will start at 10:00am and will then run on a continuous loop throughout the day. You should not have to wait longer than 20 minutes for the minibus to arrive for collection. The last trip down from the Zoo will be just before 4:45pm. If you are organising a group wishing to use the minibus service please contact the Zoo Office first: 01492 532938 key 3 when the call attendant service begins.

By Car:

Just 3 minutes drive from the A55 Expressway – exit at Rhos-on-Sea interchange (Junction 20) – the Zoo is signposted from here. From Bangor 20 mins, Caernarfon 30 mins, Prestatyn 35 mins, Porthmadog 70 mins, Wrexham 50 mins, Chester 50 mins, Liverpool 60 mins, Manchester 70 mins.

Using SAT NAV?

Our full postal address is: Welsh Mountain Zoo Old Highway Colwyn Bay Conwy LL28 5UY

Bangor (20 mins)

Exit Bangor and enter the A55 (Conwy, Betws-y-coed) Exit the A55 at junction 20 at the Rhos-on-Sea Interchange At traffic lights turn right onto Brompton Avenue (B5115) At mini-roundabout turn left onto Conway Road (A547); towards the Town Centre Take the next right onto Kings Road (B5113) and get in the right lane Follow the Brown Tourist Signs uphill to the Welsh Mountain Zoo (approximately ½ a mile)

Caernarfon (30 mins)

Take the A487 and continue into Bangor Exit Bangor at the roundabout and enter the A55 (Conwy, Betws-y-coed) Exit the A55 at junction 20 at the Rhos-on-Sea Interchange At traffic lights turn right onto Brompton Avenue (B5115) At mini-roundabout turn left onto Conway Road (A547); towards the Town Centre Take the next right onto Kings Road (B5113) and get in the right lane Follow the Brown Tourist Signs uphill to the Welsh Mountain Zoo (approximately ½ a mile)

Chester (50 mins)

Travel on Wrexham Road A483 (in the North Wales , Wrexham direction) At Wrexham Road Interchange roundabout take the 3rd exit, then merge onto the A55 (signposted Conwy) At junction 34 bear left, then merge onto the A55 (signposted Conwy A55, Mold A494) Exit the A55 at junction 20 at the Rhos-on-Sea Interchange Bear right onto Princes Drive – B5113 At traffic lights turn right onto Conway Road- A547 (signposted Rhos-on-Sea, Conwy A55) Take the next left onto Kings Road (B5113) and get in the right lane Follow the Brown Tourist Signs uphill to the Welsh Mountain Zoo (approximately ½ a mile)

Prestatyn (35 mins)

Set out towards Rhyl along the coast road (A548) Drive past Lyons Robin Hood Camp and turn right at the traffic lights Drive along the coast along Rhyl Promenade Turn right at the roundabout to go over the blue bridge (A548) Continue forward through Kimnel Bay and into Towyn, keeping to the Coast Road (A548) At the roundabout in Towyn take the 1st exit onto Dundonald Avenue (A548) Bear left and then merge onto the A55. Exit the A55 at junction 20 at the Rhos-on-Sea Interchange Bear right onto Princes Drive- B5113 At traffic lights turn right onto Conway Road- A547 (signposted Rhos-on-Sea, Conwy A55) Take the next left onto Kings Road (B5113) and get in the right lane Follow the Brown Tourist Signs uphill to the Welsh Mountain Zoo (approximately ½ a mile)

Wrexham (50 mins)

Head onto the A541 and continue onto Mold Roadentering Gwersyllt and Caergwrle At traffic signals turn right onto the A550 (signposted Queensferry) At T-junction turn left onto Wrexham Road- A550 Continue forward onto the A550 into Penyffordd At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A550 (signposted Queensferry, Chester A55) At Wrexham Road Interchange roundabout take the 2nd exit, then merge onto the A55 (signposted Conwy) At junction 34 bear left, then merge onto the A55(signposted Conwy A55, Mold A494) Exit the A55 at junction 20 at the Rhos-on-Sea Interchange Bear right onto Princes Drive- B5113 At traffic lights turn right onto Conway Road- A547 (signposted Rhos-on-Sea, Conwy A55) Take the next left onto Kings Road (B5113) and get in the right lane Follow the Brown Tourist Signs uphill to the Welsh Mountain Zoo (approximately ½ a mile)

Porthmadog (70 mins)

Set out towards Caernarfon, passing through the villages of Tremadog, Penmorfa, Dolbenmaen, Bryncir and Pantglas (A487) Take the 2nd exit at the roundabout into Penygroes (signposted Caernarfon) Take the 2nd exit on the second roundabout Take the second exit on the third roundabout, entering Bontnewydd (A487) Take the 2nd exit onto Ffordd Bont Saint Continue forward into Caernarfon Carry on along the A487, continuing into Bangor Exit Bangor at the roundabout and enter the A55 (Conwy, Betws-y-coed) Exit the A55 at junction 20 at the Rhos-on-Sea Interchange At traffic lights turn right onto Brompton Avenue (B5115) At mini-roundabout turn left onto Conway Road (A547); towards the Town Centre Take the next right onto Kings Road (B5113) and get in the right lane Follow the Brown Tourist Signs uphill to the Welsh Mountain Zoo (approximately ½ a mile)