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Bristol Zoo Gardens

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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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A Good Day out

Visited the Zoo over the recent Bank Holiday Weekend. There is something for all ages to enjoy. Animals are well kept and apart from the Lions & Gorillas the Zoo tends to centre... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visited the Zoo over the recent Bank Holiday Weekend. There is something for all ages to enjoy. Animals are well kept and apart from the Lions & Gorillas the Zoo tends to centre on some of the smaller species, which is fair enough given the relative compactness of the site compare to other Zoos. Having said that the Zoo is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great day out, lots of animals to see. My 5 year old thought they were amazing. Food on site expensive so take a picnic. Parking staff were very helpful when they realised I had a disabled passenger. Warning - gift shop is expensive too. Nice trip for all the family.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Bought a Groupon Deal and for a day out it was good value for 2 adults and 3 children. Found other people's comments helpful and decided to get dropped off rather than pay parking fees which were quite expensive . Took our own food and drink ,but bought the children an ice cream (£1.80) which I thought was a fair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We hired the birthday room for my daughter it was fantastic with a ballpit and brightly coloured animal murals. We had an animal holding experience where the children got to see snakes, snails and bearded dragons . We got to see the other animals within the zoo also . If you are thinking of a children's birthday I would highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Recently visited Bristol zoo our highlight was feeding the Lorakeets with the special food, it was amazing when they landed on our hands and to see the enjoyment my 3 year old grandson and daughter had was fantastic. It is only a small zoo but throughout the zoo they have places where you can take pictures of yourselves being silly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Melted before you finished it.not enough sitting space when it is needed.but apart from all that.it was a good day out see all the animals

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It was very busy, which isn't a problem but couldn't hardly see any animals. There was only one under cover area and as the weather was wet it was crammed and no tables available. The cost for the zoo was shocking. Not worth the money for the lack of facilities during wet weather. Also most of the vending machines were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went here today weather was rubbish but what can you do? Animals looked after well by the looks of it. Caught feeding time for the lions really exciting little boy got a little scared as you've got a fence in front of them but I loved it. Loads of stuff to do excellent day out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Visited after daughter wanted to go again following a school trip she had been on. Easy to find although parking wasn't the easiest. zoo was bigger than expected and from the look from what it looked outside. Good selection of animals, none of the bigger animals eg elephants which I wouldn't have expected due to the location and lack of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Having read some of the other reviews on here i was unsure wether to go to the zoo,However I decided to see for myself and I'm so glad I did,being that close to the lions was awesome and jock the gorilla with all his lady friends was just so funny to see they are so intelligent,there was a fantastic variety... More 

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