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Banham Zoo

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Open Now: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Great zoo

I liked this zoo. The admission was reasonable and if you love animals it's great. Lots of less... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
zardoz
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Brentwood, Essex, UK
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Lovely

Went to Barnham zoo with my daughter,what a well run place.the animals are looking so well cared... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sally W
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
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+44 1953 887771
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I liked this zoo. The admission was reasonable and if you love animals it's great. Lots of less common animals e.g Snow Leopards and when we visited it was freezing which meant we almost had the place to ourselves. We saw loads of animals being...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Barnham zoo with my daughter,what a well run place.the animals are looking so well cared for.the Cafe and shop are not over priced.the food good value and tasty. My daughter enjoyed the racoons and big cats,myself all of it.I will be back.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Banham zoo is a great example of happy animals and happy staff who love their job. Great family day out and very reasonable prices. Lots to keep kids interested. Well sign posted. Very good day out.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a lovely day here with my two year old grandson - just as enjoyable as my first ever visit twenty one years ago with my son (his dad) who was himself then only three years old ! I have visited two or three times...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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MartinDupee, Director of Operations at Banham Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for posting your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your day with us. That said, I was disappointed to hear your comments regarding the quality of the food served in the restaurant. Personally, I would like to have seen a heart-warming soup...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a late windy cold November day my husband, daughter and myself had a great day out at the zoo. All the staff where very friendly and nothing was too much effort. Even though we where the only people at some of the talks about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CazB74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was bought a Big Cat Experience for my birthday and I can honestly say it was one of the best days out I've ever had, I fed Snow Leopards, Cheetahs, Tigers and Sri Lankan Leopards and it was truly amazing. The guide was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Humphman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I were travelling back to London from Norwich and spotted the sign on the motorway so decided to visit on the spur of the moment. We had a fantastic afternoon, the zoo is so well maintained and the animals appear happy with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank strawberrygiraffe
Reviewed 7 November 2018

My daughter suggested we visit the zoo as it is a short drive from Norwich where we were staying. Zoos are always better when the Sun is shining and it was a lovely day. It is clear that a lot of money has been spent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TarnPhillips
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Brought our daughter here for her 5th birthday treat as well as her grandparents and from the minute we entered the gift shop for tickets the staff we amazing. They we're happy and friendly, they actually wanted to be at work. The Zoo was fantastic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alfie2008
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Thank you to all at Banham Zoo for a wonderful afternoon on Friday. Our children had an amazing time with the giraffe and Meerkat experiences. Both the keepers were really knowledgeable, caring and respectful of the animals and helped to make this a lovely experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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davetmolloy
20 October 2018|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Sorry. For the welfare of the animals within the zoo, we do not permit dogs.
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Maxine H
11 August 2018|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Maxine. Sorry for the late reply. Contrary to other responses. We dont offer family tickets. The first reason is quetioning what makes a family. A single parent with one child would argue that they should gain the... More
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flickpriehs13
28 June 2018|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your enquiry. Others have answered really well. You will get a confirmation including a booking reference. Just show this when you visit either as a printed page or on your phone, that would be fine.
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