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Bristol Zoo Gardens

Features Animals
Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Lions very impressive and the Gorillas + lots of smaller cute animals

I was able to hire a mobility scooter which helped me to get around the zoo I enjoyed seeing the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2016
Marie B
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Cheap day out

Not the best attraction in the west but value for money kids loved it. Best to take a pack lunch... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
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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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“sea lions” (66 reviews)
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Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
+44 117 974 7399
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

I was able to hire a mobility scooter which helped me to get around the zoo I enjoyed seeing the Lions,Gorillas and hearing about these creatures from their keepers

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Not the best attraction in the west but value for money kids loved it. Best to take a pack lunch as food is quite expensive.

Thank Jacob-wilder
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately with zoos being in a city everything all seems cramped together however still a reasonable day out. Lots of animals to see just a shame there's not much space to go round :(

1  Thank Naomi161010
Reviewed 4 July 2016

In line with many other reviewers, i found the zoo fairly average, but there is just enough to warrant a half day visit. Located in a crowded city has resulted in a fairly small site with no scope for expansion and resulting in a few...More

2  Thank LyeCon
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This zoo, and gardens was amazing. You would not expect to find this in a city, I was amazed that they could fit it all in. It is a must for a day out, I highly reconmend it, and I will certainly be going again...More

1  Thank caroline f
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Really great zoo to idiot on a trip to Bristol, but buy your tickets online to save 15% as it's pretty expensive without. Great for kids.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Just go. My memories of Johnny Morris has dragged me here a couple of times. A huge range of animals and lots of great conservation work. Enjoy.

Thank PadiP
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Outstanding zoo, lovely gardens, loads to see without too much walking. Staff are friendly and very knowledgeable. Can get very crowded with loads of schools going.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We took our daughter for her first birthday there and she loved it. It's child friendly and nicely organised, we loved the different parts with huge aquariums, butterfly areas and our favourite was lemurs. Works recommend to everyone on any day of the week and...More

Thank Kasia I
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went here with a groupon voucher, definitely worth the money! Lots of variation and was worth travelling to go, we were done in about 3 hours and then went off to see a bit of Bristol so was part of a great day out!

Thank NSM14X
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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.