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Banham Zoo

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Open Now: 09:30 - 16:00
Open today: 09:30 - 16:00
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Wide variety of animals, lovely staff and all in all a great place.

We loved our visit! We spent almost the full day at Banham and were thoroughly impressed, educated... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jennifer M
Great day

Lovely day all enjoyed even on a chilly day.so more of the animals we saw as seemed more awake so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
redandyroo
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
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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

We loved our visit! We spent almost the full day at Banham and were thoroughly impressed, educated and entertained. The zoo was not very busy as we visited during the 'off' season, but we were impressed to see there was still a full schedule of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely day all enjoyed even on a chilly day.so more of the animals we saw as seemed more awake so saw so much more

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank redandyroo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice zoo, not that big but lots to see throughout and the displays are generally well organised for the visitors to get the best from it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a lovely day here, zoo is very clean and well laid out, staff where helpful and friendly, specially the man on the desk. We saw penguins, sealion and amazing animal show which was brilliant. Nice day out for young and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angela C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from Banham Zoo, it’s our first ever visit. And while we had a great time I did find some animals situations rather sad. Firstly the bald eagle is tethered all day and no enrichment and while I appreciate he is involved with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Olletta R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really loved this zoo, all the animals looked really happy and we were lucky enough to see a red panda and snow leopard up really close. The train ride is fun and the giraffe talk/feed was really good. The service in the restaurant was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gfd90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on New Years Eve while staying the local area for a few days. There weren’t a lot of local activities open at the time of year so we decided to visit the zoo. We were not disappointed. Being a local zoo we didn’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rebeccatK7477VW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my daughter had been before and was so impressed we bought hubby/dad with us this time. It was a chilly day, and some animals did decide to stay in the warm but we did see plenty of the animals. We had lunch in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VanessaW200
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Just had a great meal at the restaurant at Banham Zoo, their winter menu is a lovely change and food was hot and tasty.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 123Norfolk123
Reviewed 11 December 2018 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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Questions & Answers
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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
10 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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