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Banham Zoo

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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
+44 1953 887771
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Worth the trip

To be honest was a little hesitant to visit when I looked at prices for 4 adults even though 1 of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Catherine C
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Banham Zoooooooo

So me and my boyfriend visited Banham Zoo the other day and had an exhilarating time seeing a bunch... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Emma A
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Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting zoos in the country with over 2,000 animals from around the world. Throughout the day there are plenty of activities to thrill and entertain families, including daily animal feeding talks and displays, one of the most exciting Birds of Prey displays in the UK, our amazing subtropical house "Eureka" with free-flying birds and butterflies, our "Penguin Cove" an enlarged and enhanced enclosure for the colony of penguins. Live "Amazing Animals!" presentations, beautiful big cats such as tigers, snow leopards and cheetahs, Free Safari Roadtrain, indoor and outdoor play areas, Zarafa Heights walkway, Sky Trek aerial trekking course & zip wire, and interactive fun activities in our Education Centre. As well as all the wonderful things to see and do, the zoo offers an excellent choice of eating facilities, a fantastic gift shop, free car parking, disabled facilities and much more. Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For admission prices and closing times please check our website
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
+44 1953 887771
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To be honest was a little hesitant to visit when I looked at prices for 4 adults even though 1 of my girls is a teenager & no discount vouchers compared to other animal parks in the area. Plus there is a 10% contribution added...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So me and my boyfriend visited Banham Zoo the other day and had an exhilarating time seeing a bunch of animals...obviously. We'll get to the point of the day which I will have to say was my favourite part of the day. My boyfriend wondered...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The keeper I was with at banham zoo was very knowledgeable and helpful to me.the keeper for a day is tailored to your ability I think which makes it fun and interesting.you get to prepare food,some cleaning and feeding some of the animals and birds....More

Thank _m_edwards52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two years and still no sealions Central fountain all green and not working Built by my partners family so special and a lovely focal point. Wouldn't take much to keep it niceMore

Thank lisa c
MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Banham Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, Lisa. Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We have to admit that the new pool for the Californian sea lions has taken much longer than we would have liked and, being candid, cost more too. The total cost will likely end up about £550,000....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the zoo with a group of pre-school children for their annual outing. The zoo is well laid out, clean and well signposted. The animal cages and enclosures do not seem to be cramped and are stocked with natural vegetation. The children enjoyed collecting the...More

Thank phil193
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time here and thought it was very good, we have been to the sister zoo ( Africa Alive ) a few times. The amazing animals show is a MUST, as we there was some animals that we have never heard off....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We all had a lovely time visiting the Zoo in the School half term break. The stamps were amazing and kept the Children occupied. We did take our own pack up and sat at the picnic area. We are looking forward to when the Sea...More

Thank Curlors
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently severely hurt my back and can't walk, last Sunday was my grandsons birthday zoo visit, not wanting to miss out on his birthday I rang banham zoo and asked them if they had a wheelchair or mobility scooter, which they had, a mobility...More

Thank James2539
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to spend the day with young children. We visited with a 1, 3 and 4 yr old. Easy to walk around and get to places; as well as having a train which loops around the park giving visitors info about the animals. Shows...More

Thank acoton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on the pre school day with our very young twins, really enjoyed a full day here. The animals seemed to be happy, with the Cheetah sprinting about, the Siamang monkey's playing and the Giraffes strolling about. This was my first visit and I...More

Thank SmartDamo
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9 June 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Thanks everyone for answering. This is correct. No dogs, sorry.
Marietta C
17 April 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Mariette. Thank you for your question. Elle is correct in that we have the Roadtrain and a play area. We also have SkyTrek which is a high ropes course. Two skill levels so something for younger children. This is... More
11 August 2016|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, All. Sorry for the late reply as, for some reason, these comments didn't flag up for us.. Everyone is correct that children aged 2 and under can visit free of charge. We do offer those who are currently serving in the... More