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Bristol Zoo Gardens

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Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Whole day

Lots to do for kids. Bring a packed lunch as all food and drink very expensive. Bring a towel as... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
cheralyn t
70th birthday

We visited the zoo and stayed in one the lodges for my husbands 70th birthday it was amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Pat R
London, 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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Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots to do for kids. Bring a packed lunch as all food and drink very expensive. Bring a towel as there is a splash area.

2  Thank cheralyn t
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the zoo and stayed in one the lodges for my husbands 70th birthday it was amazing. The staff and the keepers were all very knowledgable and made our visit so so special. We had a superb meal cooked for us in the lodge...More

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Bristol zoo is just wonderful! Tucked away, it is still easy to find, good on site parking and well worth a visit. The zoo is well run, has a large variation of species, who are all housed appropriately and happily and whose well being appears...More

1  Thank Mrs6dogs
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Clifton Zoo is a great zoo in a relatively small area. Well laid out with good paths for buggies and wheelchairs etc. There are a wide range of animals including the gorillas island and penguins. Parking was relatively easy though it can get busy. I...More

Thank Lewis H
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Love Bristol zoo. The zoo and gardens are all very well maintained and picturesque. Our favourite parts are the penguin and seal pool, gorillas, meerkats, fab children's play area and water play area. There is plenty to see and do and will easily keep you...More

Thank joinbris
Reviewed 9 November 2016

There is a good selection of animals etc here and good pthways around the site a complete no smoking area throughout, a overpriced cafe with lots of benches outside. There is Lions down to the smallest frogs something for everyone but the onl disappointment was...More

Thank Marave
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The enclosures looked clean, but they were tiny. Many of the animals looked fed up and distressed, lions pacing with sad eyes, the gorillas so miserable and the mini wallaby esqe animals in the chester drawers looked traumatised like they had ptsd huddled together in...More

3  Thank luna m
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Grrat day out. Better than london zoo. Love to layout and the talks are great. Keepers are very knowlegable and they put up with some very silly questions

Thank 98897897daniel
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Awkward drive getting there as we are from the midlands, but it was worth it! Absolutely fantastic zoo! Our daughter enjoyed it very much. Long way to walk but there is so much to see! Brilliant gorilla walk through and underwater viewing of penguins! Lovely...More

Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had such a wonderful time here. Time was flying by, we ended up staying there for 4 hours. There is so much to see. All the animals were very interactive and they were out of their enclosures. I have been here a few times...More

Thank Dale O
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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
10 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.