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Bristol Zoo Gardens

Features Animals
Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Great day

Happy animals, lovely big enclosures! All staff extremely knowledgable, really enthusiastic and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jenny L
Bath, United Kingdom
via mobile
Expensive but enjoyable

Having made a last-minute decision to go, we paid three figures on the gate for two adults, two... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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At Bristol Zoo Gardens you can enjoy an amazing world of animals, all within our award-winning 12 acre gardens. With over 400 species and 9 animals houses under cover, you'll enjoy your visit whatever the weather. We suggest you allow 2-5 hours for your visit to really take in everything we have to offer.By visiting Bristol Zoo you will be directly contributing to the conservation of endangered species and habitats.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea lions” (66 reviews)
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Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Happy animals, lovely big enclosures! All staff extremely knowledgable, really enthusiastic and friendly. So glad I managed to go, had been meaning to for ages, well worth it!

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having made a last-minute decision to go, we paid three figures on the gate for two adults, two seniors, a toddler and a baby. Book online - even if you're going that day - it is so much cheaper. The zoo itself is excellent with...More

1  Thank 187dashizzle187
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Bristol Zoo last week with our two year old daughter. It was nice and quiet on the day we visited. Excellent value for money and a great day out. Beautiful grounds and well worth visiting.

Thank hanks26
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to the Zoo today for the first time since the new Hide Restaurant opened. I thought the food in the old restaurant was actually pretty good but pricey (catering to a captive audience) and the queue could be problematic at peak periods. However,...More

Thank Georgina S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I remembered this zoo being much better when I visited as a child, it seems now that they’ve added more play things for kids at the expense of space for the animals. The lion was pacing and roaring obviously distressed, and other animals were chased...More

Thank deewestmids2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing little zoo with wonderful staff and well cared for animals. It's such a lovely experience to see them in the early evening, it was very peaceful walking around. I recommend a visit or few!

Thank Nagea R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must when visiting Bristol. This zoo is really special. They do amazing conservation work alongside a superb visitor experience. To see the magnificent Lions is worth the admission alone!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had booked the £5 ticket and it was amazing. The shows and talk were very well presented by the staff. Clean and big place. Very well maintained.

Thank pj1512
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this zoo. All staff we saw were very nice and friendly and very informative. Zoo was way for me to walk around. Scone very nice in cafe will be back soon

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely time walking around the zoo and pointing out the animals to my 22 month old granddaughter. There was plenty to see and do. There were talks at certain times and there were staff available to answer any questions. The place was clean...More

Thank GIG_12013
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27 July 2017|
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Response from pcarey125 | Reviewed this property |
Some of it is undercover but take a brolly just in case
25 July 2017|
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Response from paige N | Reviewed this property |
Some parts are indoors! However there is a lot to do outside so an umbrella is definitely needed!
Leanne C
11 June 2017|
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Response from ESBMBB | Reviewed this property |
Hi, don't know about the Airport sorry. It's about £18 & a few pence to get in but they ask you for a donation which would make it £20, this is optional. Not sure on children's prices.