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Banham Zoo

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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
+44 1953 887771
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Great day out

Great fun here, a lovely zoo. Plenty of animals, with the giraffes in the state-of-the-art giraffe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matthew R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Went last week with hubby, one of my son's and his wife. Weather was great which helped an awful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
+44 1953 887771
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great fun here, a lovely zoo. Plenty of animals, with the giraffes in the state-of-the-art giraffe house a particular highlight for all the family! Food is expensive and to be honest not great so would take a picnic next time. There were also quite a...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed yesterday

Went last week with hubby, one of my son's and his wife. Weather was great which helped an awful lot. Much improved from our last visit which was great, but a lot of the landscaping that had been done was in the early stages of...More

Thank Admiralfisher
Reviewed 3 days ago

So we have been to a few zoos and safari parks but i must say i think this was our favorite! First of Banham Zoo is tucked away in the middle of the countryside a beautiful area and a nice drive from where we come...More

1  Thank Ben W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely day out! The feeding talks were very informative and really interesting, the food was yummy, and the flying displays and amazing animal shows were really quite amazing. All the staff were friendly (especially Andy and Steve from the amazing animals and flying...More

Thank thedebster22
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife bought me the keeper for a day experience as a present. What a present!! Great day with Lucy, an outstanding keeper, who made the day fun as well as getting me to really do some work in mucking out, preparing feeds and having...More

Thank paul a
Reviewed 1 week ago

A variety of animals, however, the rainy weather and lack of inside enclosures led to rushing around. It also meant we didn't get as good views of the animals. The feeding times were interesting and informative. We were not at the zoo as long as...More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having a child who believes that he is going to own a zoo in the future because he wants to stop extinction- yes even for the poor vultures, is tall order for a zoo to deliver an experience of a lifetime- but that is literally...More

Thank norwichsportsmassage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day at the zoo. All of the staff that we interacted with were extremely helpful and friendly. Our highlight was the amazing animal performance that took place adjacent to the giraffe enclosure. The birds of prey display was also very good! We...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a very long time since I have been to a zoo but I must say Banham zoo is up there with the best. I have never been to a cleaner more beautiful well run zoo. We had a big cat experience and...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided late morning that we would have a trip to the zoo - this allowed us the afternoon to explore which for us (with a baby) was more than enough time :) I can imagine that if you have children then a day can...More

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Marietta C
Are there any rides or activities to do as well as seeing the animals?
April 16, 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Mariette. Thank you for your question. Elle is correct in that we have the Roadtrain and a play area. We also have SkyTrek which is a high ropes course. Two skill levels so something for younger children. This is... More
Do children under 2 years old have to pay, and do you do forces discount? As I am a serving solider coming from Germany to visit family and want to take everyone to the zoo. Thank you for your help Regards Paul
August 11, 2016|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, All. Sorry for the late reply as, for some reason, these comments didn't flag up for us.. Everyone is correct that children aged 2 and under can visit free of charge. We do offer those who are currently serving in the... More
went to banham zoo on Monday I st aug 2016 why do you no longer fly the vulturs
August 2, 2016|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi. We do fly the vultures every day. As David says, we have two performances daily throughout the summer. The vultures feature in the afternoon performance.