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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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Lovely Sunny Day Out

We visited Bristol Zoo during the summer holidays. It was therefore very busy but not to the point... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
Staff are very helpful

Overall it was ok, would be good for small children. Lunch is very busy in the tented cafe you... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Looe,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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  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We visited Bristol Zoo during the summer holidays. It was therefore very busy but not to the point where it was unenjoyable. We hadn't been to the zoo for several years and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Lots of areas available for you to have your...More

Thank harrisonemily66
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Overall it was ok, would be good for small children. Lunch is very busy in the tented cafe you can't see penguins and other birds because of the bird flu ban

1  Thank John5690
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Bristol Zoo on a Saturday morning with a 7yr old and a 2yr old and I can honestly say that the experience was well worth it.The price of entry was £12.72 for adults and £7.27 for the child with the 2yr old free.....Parking...More

1  Thank Mark E
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We live around the corner from this fine zoo and this was our first visit after 3 months in Australia. It didn't disappoint: lions roared, the crocs were fed and the baby hippo swam around. Our grandchildren loved it. Well worth a visit.

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We went here on a whim because we heard it was in an old castle. It wasn't (well parts are under construction so maybe it is lol) but we had a great fun day and were very impressed with the exhibits and interesting mix of...More

Thank caseyjDESIGN
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We booked online vouchers that got a discount entry. Which was a great saver as a family with 2 teenagers. We had a great evening and took our own picnic. They opened for selected evenings during the summer months. Everything was open to view. We...More

Thank elaine p
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my niece. Good selection of smaller animals, ensuring good sized enclosures for an inner city zoo. Lots of indoor activities and educational centres to do things when it's raining. Some closed walk through enclosures as seasonal, but the same animals can be...More

Thank Kimberley F
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If the weather is dry it's a great day out for all ages ,careers go free, children 2 and under go free , you can take a picnic or use there food out lets .there is a play area for the children ,if you are...More

Thank Joan1932
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Bristol Zoo and gardens has lovely well kept grounds with stunning flowers and plants the grounds are perfect for a picnic if there are a family of you going for the day We found the eating places there to be quite expensive but the food...More

Thank suzanne725
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We are not talking about equatorial Africa, lads, but you might catch a glimpse of spectacular apes in their habitat during an early morning fog. There are not enough zoos in the world that showcase gorillas in my humble opinion. They truly remain majestic creatures....More

Thank James E
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2 February 2018|
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Response from 414Vera1970 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an area under cover to eat picnic. Yes you can come out and go back in , I think they stamp your hand . Hope you enjoy your trip
2 February 2018|
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Response from TheTraveller044 | Reviewed this property |
Yeh loads of places. Don’t buy there food it’s over priced garbage!
25 October 2017|
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Response from BZG-GuestServices | Property representative |
Hi there, our Gorilla VIP Experience allows you access with one of our expert Mammal Keepers behind the scenes. In this unforgettable adventure you will get the chance to interact indirectly with our Western Lowland... More