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Bristol Zoo Gardens

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Address: Clifton Down, Bristol BS8 3HA, England
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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QUITE SMALL, BUT PERFECT ZOO.

Because of the size maybe I enjoyed to see most of the animals without difficulty! Nothing special to say, as usual another zoo, that's it!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 472 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Because of the size maybe I enjoyed to see most of the animals without difficulty! Nothing special to say, as usual another zoo, that's it!

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Thank Prem K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Get little day out, so much to offer on the day. Great value for money in comparisons to other zoos I have been to. Will defiantly go again

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Thank Sarah F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the zoo while we were visiting Bristol. Amazing value for money. You can save a little if you book online with them and takes a good few hours to get round everything. They seem to do daily talks and feeding sessions which you can watch for the lions and gorillas. Plenty of snack opportunities around the zoo as... More 

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Thank Th3NuMBeR22
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During summer a good day out, however in winter not the best day out I've ever had, the zoo needs to spend money on upgrading the facilities in general, especially the animal cages and pens

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Thank alanholt59
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far one of the nicest zoos we have visited and has some very rare animals not seen at other zoos. All the animals seemed very lively too ( sometimes zoos can be a bit depressing) Very good value for money and they don't take the mic with regards to food and drink either. Definitely recommend

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Thank TheDJones
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here in Feb 2017, I think the park had only just opened and is currently under a huge renovation. Due to the renovation there are a few empty exhibits and sections that are blocked off. However we overlooked that and had a wonderful day. This zoo is quite small, but perfect for an afternoon out. When we arrived... More 

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Thank Jessy May M
Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading a few negative reviews we visited with apprehension. Granted, there are a few enclosures empty and there is renovation work going on however we had a great day out with a two year old and spent nearly five hours here. Lions, Gorillas, Seals and penguins in my opinion are the stars of the show. It's was a cold,... More 

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Thank Chopper260599
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a night for my daughters birthday. We were met and taken to the lodge by Hazel who was really nice and explained about the lodge and the tours that we would be taken on. The lodge has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is beautifully decorated. There was a biscuit gift set left for us, tea,... More 

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointed with our trip to Bristol zoo, we travelled from far away to spend just over an hour at the zoo. They range of animals they have at the zoo is very poor and I'm not impressed with the size of their enclosures either. £16 for concession or £17 for an adult ticket is way too much for what's... More 

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Thank ChloeGriffiths98
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited in February 2017 on a nice dry day. My overall impression of the zoo was a good one. I found the entry price to be quite high, £68 for 2 adults and 2 children (aged 3 and 4). This automatically included a "10% conservation donation" which I was then asked at the till was I happy to pay for.... More 

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