Bristol Zoo Project

Blackhorse Hill, Bristol, BS10 7TP

Tel: +44 (0)117 980 7175

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Discover a world of animal adventures – right on your doorstep! Bristol Zoo Project, previously known as Wild Place Project is the perfect family day out, with over 50 acres of outdoor space to explore.

Spot animals from all over the globe, including many endangered species. Say ‘hello’ to giraffes, zebras, gelada ‘baboons’, cheetahs, meerkats and ring-tailed lemurs, among many others.

Kids can run wild in the play areas, including the Fun Fort, Congo Bongo and Barefoot Trail. And if you’re feeling really adventurous, there’s Leap of Faith – the thrilling outdoor climbing experience for adults and children.

Rumbling tum? Food options range from light bites to delicious pizzas.Base Camp Pizzeria is open daily, with pizzas prepared by onsite chefs and freshly baked in stone-based ovens (vegan and gluten-free options available). Check the welcome board on arrival for cafe and pizzeria opening times on the day of your visit. The Pizzeria is located just behind the cheetah enclosure, so you can spot cheetahs while tucking in.

Bristol Zoo Project was recently named South West Tourism Excellence Awards’ ‘Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2020/21’ and Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards’ ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year 2020/2021.' 

Please check the Bristol Zoo Project's website before visiting for the latest updates.

Book tickets online​​​​​​

Accessibility

There are 6 Blue Badge parking bays within the car park. Step-free access to main entrance, although there is a steep slope. Two manual wheelchairs available to hire, please call to book in advance. Motorised scooters are allowed.

Accessible toilet facilities are available. Documents can be requested in large print. Assistance dogs are welcome on site, and an assistance toilet area can be provided, as well as a bowl of water. A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

The venue is on a site rich in natural beauty, so while paths are mostly tarmac, please be aware that some paths can be loose and uneven.

There are several viewing houses and information points throughout the par - there are no doors at these viewing houses.

View the full access guide

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Video

  • Bristol Zoo Project: A New Conservation Zoo

Special Offers

  • Carers Go 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 Project website.

     

    Offers for carers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 30 Oct 2023)
DayTimes
Monday09:0017:00
Tuesday09:0017:00
Wednesday09:0017:00
Thursday09:0017:00
Friday09:0017:00
Saturday09:0017:00
Sunday09:0017:00
Bank Holiday09:0017:00
Season (30 Oct 2023 - 29 Feb 2024)
DayTimes
Monday09:0016:00
Tuesday09:0016:00
Wednesday09:0016:00
Thursday09:0016:00
Friday09:0016:00
Saturday09:0016:00
Sunday09:0016:00
Bank Holiday09:0016:00

* Lat entry to Bear Wood is 1 hour before closing.

Open on bank holidays.
Closed Christmas day.

Awards

  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
  • South West TourismSouth West Tourism Excellence Awards - Gold - 2020/2021 South West Tourism Excellence Awards - Gold - 2020/2021 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousBristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards 2020/21 Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards 2020/21 2021

Further Information

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Picnic Area

Key Features

  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

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