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Address: Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
Phone Number: 0117 974 7399
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Description: At Bristol Zoo Gardens you can enjoy an amazing world of animals, all...
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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Bristol Zoo is one of the oldest Zoo's in Great Britain. Good selection of lions. Bad for bears.....

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Wilts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Lots of enclosures were empty and the animals there just seemed depressed. It was a horrible place that we won't be returning to.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Bristol Zoo is one of the oldest Zoo's in Great Britain. Good selection of lions. Bad for bears.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised that for such an old city Zoo that this one was so lovely. It is set around nice gardens so room to sit down and relax. The animals all seemed in good condition and relaxed. I am not a big fan of animals being enclosed so was pleased to see that there was a lot of... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We had one ‘spare’ day on our trip, and I’m so glad we decided to spend it here. It’s not cheap as far as attractions go, but when you look at the price of visiting zoo’s, it’s on a par. It’s also great value as you could easily spend a whole day here rfom opening to closing – There’s a... More 

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Gaerwen, N Wales, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Bristol Zoo is one of the oldest Zoo's in Great Britain, she is 179yrs old this year. Very Impressive and the oldest zoo "not" in a Capital City anywhere in the world. Thats about as far as the impressive stuff ends! It was a busy sunny weekend (last weekend - 11 April 2015) and the Zoo was full, not enough... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

had a very enjoyable day at the zoo lots to see and do. Kids will love to see the Penguins and meerkats. Lots of aww while I was there. Will go back sometime.

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isle of wight
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited as four adults and a young grandchild, at £60 plus a £3 charge to park the car , an experience in its self as one of them was closed, although we could see spaces, and the other was difficult to find, and only needing four hours to see all the animals , (and we had time for lunch)... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Took my son here today for a visit, he loved it! The entire day was lots of fun, the animals all looked well cared for, the zoo grounds were really clean as were the toilets. The cafe was lovely and clean, reasonably priced and the food tasted great. My son loved it so much we got a membership pass and... More 

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WEST MIDLANDS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Very very clean and good info about all the Animals all around - restaurants very clean and varied food choices - was there got a day and all enjoyed. Nice play area also. The staff tell you about the animals during feeding time and this is well worth trying to Make these times. Well maintained and not huge so not... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

The zoo had lots to do and see, with something for everyone. The weather was lovely and the picnic spaces were nice to sit in for lunch, with the 'amazing animals' show going on at the same time. The zoo was very clean and well maintained.

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