Bristol Zoo Gardens

Guthrie Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA

Tel: +44 (0)117 974 7300

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Bristol Zoo Gardens have re-opened, subject to Government restrictions. Please check directly on their website and/or social media channels for the latest updates.

Bristol Zoo Gardens is the perfect fresh-air destination, set within 12 acres of award-winning gardens. Discover over 300 incredible animal species from around the globe, including many endangered species.

Marvel at adorable youngsters, including two cheeky western lowland gorillas, a sleepy sloth and a tiny mouse deer, among many others! Discover wondrous creatures in Bug World, the Aquarium, Meerkat House, Bat Walkthrough, Reptile House and Seal and Penguin Coasts.

Kids can run wild in the adventure playground, and big and little adventurers alike can climb, clamber and swing through the air on the thrilling aerial ropes course, ZooRopia.

Fancy a bite to eat? The Hide restaurant is open for eating in or takeaway, or grab a tasty snack from one of their kiosks.

Please check their website before visiting for the latest updates.

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  • ZooRopia

Special Offers

  • 33% off entry for those cycling to Bristol Zoo

    The offer: Enjoy 33% off entry to Bristol Zoo Gardens if you can provide proof of cycling i.e a helmet.

    How to book: Please use the discount code TRAVELBZG33 when purchasing your tickets. Bristol Zoo Gardens regrets that they cannot refund the sustainable travel discount retrospectively. For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens website.

    Things to do in Bristol - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Things to do in Bristol

  • 33% off entry if you arrive by bus

    The offer: As part of Bristol Zoo’s vision ‘a sustainable future for wildlife and people’, they would like to reward their guests for arriving at Bristol Zoo via a sustainable transport option. Your bus ticket needs to be valid for the same day as your visit to Bristol Zoo in order for the discount to apply.

    How to book: Please use the discount code TRAVELBZG33 when purchasing your tickets. Bristol Zoo Gardens regrets that they cannot refund the sustainable travel discount retrospectively. For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens website.

    Things to do in Bristol - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Things to do in Bristol

  • Carer goes free

    The offer: Disabled adults or children can bring one carer with them free of charge when they pay full adult/child price.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Bristol Zoo Gardens website.

    Offers for carers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open: 10am - 5.30pm (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

Awards

  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
  • Visit EnglandVisit England's 'Best Told Story' Visit England's 'Best Told Story' 2021

Further Information

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Childrens Play Area
  • No Dogs

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups - Please contact the Zoo for details
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Shop

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - 8 / 9 bus and City Sightseeing Open Top Bus Tour
  • Parking (charge) - The Zoo has a car park. Parking charged at £4.50 for duration of stay (£2.50 for Members).

Payment Methods

  • Special group rates

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1714
    • Very Good
      1301
    • Average
      575
    • Poor
      289
    • Terrible
      175

    Recent Reviews:

    • tsn02
      Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Bit disappointed
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 16th January 2022
      I had heard that this zoo was great,so was really looking forward to our visit. I was a bit disappointed to be honest.There was quite a few empty enclosures,& some of them seemed just very dated... Read full review
    • RuthieD1978
      Exeter, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Bristol Zoo visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 21st January 2022
      Great value for money. We visited on a very cold January day, so wasn't crowded. It's a good sized zoo and took us about 2 hours to get around. We were given a map on arrival which was handy, but... Read full review
    • Compass12613518777
      Bath, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Bring your own lunch and a flask! Food is beyond dreadful and overpriced. Don't bother booking online as it's a free for all
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 23rd January 2022
      Took my daughter and 2 grandchildren (5 + 1). I pre booked as advised on website so had a tight window to arrive (anyone with a small child knows that is a challenge) arrived in a flurry and... Read full review

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