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Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Clevedon Road, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1PG

Tel: +44 (0)1275 852606

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About

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is the home of the big zoo animals including African Elephants, White Rhinos, Giraffes, Lions, Giant Anteater and Spectacled Bears. You’ll be amazed at the variety of nature you’ll see with over 100 species of animals, set in 100 acres of Somerset countryside.

Noah’s Ark is delighted to be reopening to the public from Tuesday 23 June 2020.  To protect our visitors, staff and animals, we have made some changes to assist with social distancing, which are listed in full on our website. 

• Timed entry tickets must be purchased online prior to your visit

• Members must book a free timed entry ticket online prior to arrival

• Limited visitors on site to assist with social distancing

• Additional toilets and handwashing stations

• Card payment only at food kiosks and shop

• Our indoor play facilities are not currently open

• We have additional covered outdoor areas

• Indoor animal enclosures are currently closed 

• Disabled priority entrance to avoid the queue system

Interactive Keeper Talks

During this time, we are able to offer a reduced timetable of activities.  This includes our outdoor Birds of Prey Display twice daily (subject to weather conditions), African Lions Keeper Talk and our Elephant Keeper Talk.  

Play Areas

Our outdoor play areas are open to the public from the 4th July.  Social distancing measures have been put in place together with additional cleaning. This includes:

• Wallaby Hill play zone

• Zip Wire

• Termite Mound play zone

• Elephant Slide

• Ark for All inclusive Play

• Outdoor trampolines

• Sand Pit

We are unable to open our Welly Splash or Straw Den at this time.  

Our indoor play areas remain closed following government guidelines.  

Food and Catering

Our award-winning café will still be serving scrumptious treats through a reduced menu and take-away only service.  In addition to the Food Barn, we will have additional food kiosks open throughout the zoo for refreshments and ice creams. 

Please see our new menu online and for food allergens.  

If you would like to pack a picnic, that’s fine but we ask you to bring this into the zoo when you enter to avoid re-entering the zoo.  Picnic tables will be available throughout the site.

Keeper Experiences, Encounters, Tractor rides and Birthday Parties

Currently, we are unable to offer the above services.  As government restrictions ease, we will endeavour to offer these as soon as it is safe to do so.  

Please view our website for up to date information on facilities and services available.

Accessibility

We have embarked on a long-term accessibility program, ‘Ark For All’.  The first completed phase was opened by Andy Lewis, MBE, Paralympian.  These facilities include a Changing Places toilet, complete with hoist and changing bed (access with a Radar Key), accessible play equipment including a wheelchair accessible roundabout, basket swings and child-friendly accessible animal signs.  We offer complimentary hire of wheelchairs and mobility scooters can be hired for a small cost.  Please read our Access Guide on our website or call our friendly team.

We are currently offering a disabled priority access to the zoo to avoid having to join the queue.  This is located by the Ticket Office and is signed.  A member of staff will be able to assist you at this time.

We are so excited to be reopening to the public and ask that all our guests take care to follow the additional signage and observe social distancing.

Prices

All tickets, including those for free essential carers and under 2’s must be purchased online prior to your arrival including members who need to book a free timed entry place to aid with restricting the number of visitors on site.

Adults £19.75

Child £15.75

Concession £17.75

Under 2’s Free

Essential Carers Free

 

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  • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm TV Advert 2017

Special Offers

  • Bird of Prey Experiences

    The offer: Special Introductory price of £65 for Hawk, Falcon and Owl Experience for One.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm website.

    Offer link: Things to do

  • Free entry for essential carers

    The offer: Free entry for essential carers every day. ID required: Blue badge, DLA letter, PIP letter, carers card, Bristol Pink card.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Noah's Ark Zoo Farm website.

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open (9 Jan 2020 - 17 Dec 2020)
DayTimes

* Monday - Sunday (until 1st September) and all Bank Holiday Mondays
10.30am - 5pm (Feb- Nov)
10.30am - 4pm (Dec & Jan)
Please check website for most accurate opening times

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
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Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Gold) 2013
  • Bristol Tourism & Hospitality AwardSustainable Tourism Winner 2013 Sustainable Tourism Winner 2013 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousLearning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge 2015
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Further Information

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Please contact Noah's Ark to discuss your requirements
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Please contact Noah's Ark to discuss your requirements
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - All day normally but at least three - four hours.
  • Film or TV location
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - Unlimited
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free - Essential carer for disabled visitors gain free entry
  • Booking essential - For groups, school and birthday parties
  • Min group size - 10 people
  • Special group rates - Please contact Noah's Ark to discuss your requirements
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free - Please contact before hand to arrange visit

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Various size rates

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      698
    • Very Good
      363
    • Average
      107
    • Poor
      49
    • Terrible
      29

    Recent Reviews:

    • scsouter
      Yate, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Nice day out
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 9th July 2020
      Whilst it's not quite up there with Chester Zoo it does make good use of the space it has. Most of the indoors were closed thanks to Covid but nothing they can do about that. Read full review
    • 804beckyb
      Hereford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Animals well cared for, active & relaxed
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 9th July 2020
      Had a fantastic day. The animals looked healthy, happy and active. Did wonder if the £20 per adult would be worth it, but when you see how clean & cared for the animals are it definitely is. The... Read full review
    • traceylouWales
      United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Amazing day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th July 2020
      Loved our visit yesterday. The staff are constantly sanitising everything. The prices are not over inflated. The animals are all in large enclosures and seem happy and well cared for. Plenty of space... Read full review

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    Road Directions

    Northbound: M5 J20, take the B3133 towards Clevedon, onto B3130 signed Tickenham. Continue on B3130 for 5 miles. Bear left onto B3128 up Tickenham Hill, continuing along Clevedon Road. Noah’s Ark entrance is signposted on the left. Southbound: M5 J19, take second exit (A369) towards Bristol, then first right through Portbury Village. After 2 miles turn right on B3128. Noah’s Ark is down the road on the right. From Airport and Bus: A38, Barrow Gurney B3130 to B3128. Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

    Public Transport Directions

    Bus Service- 361 (hourly), Bristol to Clevedon, stops at Noah’s Ark entrance. Free Car and Coach Parking. For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

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