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Bristol Zoo Gardens

Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
0117 974 7399
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Ranked #25 of 129 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Zoos
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Bristol zoo gardens is a good place to see animals that your not going to see in the next 35-40 years of your life (depending on your age) its quite big and a little splash area massive green to sit on while you have your lunch and I high rope for £7 but its massive (totally worth it) its very... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Have visited Bristol Zoo many times with the family. Can spend most of the day there. Lovely gardens, interesting events and animals well cared for. Parking conveniently near. Plenty to see outdoors and in covered areas. Children always love it, from toddlers to teenagers.

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Glos
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We've been to bristol zoo a few times now and always enjoyed. There is plenty to see and do. As well as the animals, which where out, active and easy to see, there are a couple of play areas, one with running water to paddle/splash in and a high wire rope walk experience. You can normally find parking even if... More

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london
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I went with my 8 year son and 10 year old daughter. Having read the reviews I planned on two to three hour visit. I was very wrong. Hours later we were still there and the children were having an amazing time. It is well thought out with additional activities. Feeding the birds was a highlight. There is a good... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The zoo has a wide range of animals however in general the zoo seemed quite run down. Not sure if comparing to London Zoo is fair but it was miles behind. A far lower entry cost though.

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swansea wales
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

I hadn't visited Bristol Zoo for at least 15 years so it seemed a good place to go for the day with my husband, son and 2 grandsons aged 2 and 5. I booked the tickets several days earlier on the internet and saved 10%. The cost was nearly £60 - not cheap. There was good parking on site although... More

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Caerdydd, null, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Got to Bristol Zoo at 10. Parked in the West Car Park so walk was less than 3 minutes to the door (£3 pound.) Through in like 5 minutes and then off in £16 per adult and £10 per child (a bit expensive if you ask me.) I came to Bristol zoo 5 years and really animal wise nothing had... More

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Kent
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

An excellent zoo, particularly as an inner city one. Some renovation work ongoing but this is common in zoos.

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Bath
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

A great place to spend a day out with the children, lots to do and see especially the gorillas. Great when its sunny but not so good when it is raining as it does not have any indoor play areas for children. Cafe is good but a little pricey (I would take a pack lunch). But my daughter loved it... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We decided to pre book our tickets in advance this time to save 10% not overly generous but makes all the difference when there are six of you and the good thing is you don't need physical tickets you just need the booking number. We arrived at 9am today, Good Friday and drove straight into the car park (charge £3)... More

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