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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Day out with grandchildren

A good day out for the grandchildren, not having been there for years I was a bit disappointed not many large animals there now but I understand why Safari Parks giving them more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As someone living 30miles from the zoo this is probably about my 12th visit over the years. As a city location this zoo is a lot more than just animals, with its walks, gardens, picnic and cafe area it is such a relaxing place to be ...even at busy times you can find a quiet corner...staff so friendly the zoo... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A good day out for the grandchildren, not having been there for years I was a bit disappointed not many large animals there now but I understand why Safari Parks giving them more freedom. The down side is what seems on every corner something for the children to play on or do but all as a price. After paying almost... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Every few years I come here for the day and my most recent visit is the best I've seen the zoo since I was a little girl. The range of animals in their care has varied a lot over the years, so in comparison to other larger zoos, there are some animals you will miss out on such as elephants... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Not so many different animals as there used to be so last visit was good but not as much to see unless you like all the new insect section!was pretty pricey to get in aswell.but got to say it was nice and clean for the animals

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

My family were over from Oz so we took the two kids under 12 and my nephew who is 17 to the Zoo. Lovely sunny day lots to see although it's badly in need of sprucing up and a lick of paint all rather disappointing especially for the high prices they charge- not recommended

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

With the exception of the extortionate prices, this place is awesome & has everything you could ever want to do! Head out early & make a day of it!!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Seems like it's been there forever. First taken to the zoo back in 1950s and have visited in every decade since. The experience has definitely improved over the years and the animals look happy and cared for, although there are some that I would prefer not to see in cages. Recommended for all ages - plenty to see and do... More 

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Visited whilst i was at a technical show in one of the suites. Had food in the suites provided by the Zoo and then a trip around the zoo. Enjoyed it a lot especially the buttefly house'

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Planned a visit to the zoo in between a drive to our holiday pleased we did really enjoyed it, the. Range of animals was amazing easy to follow the map, tidy and enclosures well looked after makes it better on a sunny day to see the gardens whilst walking round only thing steep £5 parking if your a member £1.... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are members of Chester zoo so whilst on holiday we took advantage of our passes and visited. Yes compared to Chester zoo this is much smaller but there was plenty to keep our 4 kids busy! The high wire was great, although our eldest got a bit freaked out and one of the staff had to go up and... More 

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Additional Information about Bristol Zoo Gardens

Address: Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
Phone Number: 0117 974 7399
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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