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Bristol Zoo Gardens

Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
0117 974 7399
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Ranked #27 of 134 attractions in Bristol
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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Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

we disappointed with the zoo, haven't been for many years, and thought we would call in on our way home from somerset, but for the price we paid, there is not a lot in there, and some of the animals don't look very happy in their enviroment

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We've visited Bristol Zoo a few times over the years and I would highly recommend it for a day out. I think it's very good value - If you book online it's £13 for adults and £7 for children - You can opt out of gift aid. Parking as mentioned by previous reviewer can be tricky unless you get there... More

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Somerset
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

First off!! 1/ parking was terrible, and it's £3 to park!! 2/ they where forcefull in you paying the 10% gift aid!! However, I was paying it anyway, but it would have been nice for me to offer!! 3/ at 2:37 we decided to go and have lunch. Once at the restaurant we were told they had stopped serving food!!!... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Had a lovely day at Bristol Zoo. The toddlers enjoyed the splash and water area and the playground. Animal talk on the main grassy picnic area was good fun with a selection of animals. Plenty to do with toddlers, lots of different animals for them to enjoy, we didn't manage to see it all. Only drawback is the SMALL CAR... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We chose Bristol Zoo to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary, the whole trip was done without the use of a car, we used buses, trains and walking, because we used public transport (FGW) we were entitled to a 2 for the price of 1 on admission to the zoo. Have been to the zoo before when I was much younger... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

a really good day out and would recommend. Some people will say it expensive but get a years membership and watch the animals change over the year. The only downside is that some of the cages need to be enlarged and brought up to date.

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York, England, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Having been used to the spectacular zoo in Chester we were a little unsure whether this could impress but whilst being considerably smaller with less spectacular beasties we still managed to spend hours here and had a lovely time.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I went to bristol zoo plenty of times as a child on school trips or with my family so I thought returning here with my boyfriend years later would be a nice trip but on return we were shocked that the enclosures still looked the same and hadnt been modernised or had any money spent on them. The pack of... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Really good sized zoo, all animals seems to have spacious and stimulating enclosures but also your able to actually find them which is a bonus! Very good price and all the keepers we came across were very friendly. Would reccommend getting there early as parking seemed to be quite limited but very reasonably priced. Only downside was we hoped to... More

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited for the day earlier this week. We had a lovely time and most of the animals were out and about including the baby hippo and gorilla! The zoo wasn't too busy although there were quite a few school trips with some VERY loud groups of children which was the only down point of the day.... More

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