Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Clevedon Road, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1PG

Tel: +44 (0)1275 852606

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Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

About

Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is the home of the big zoo animals including African Elephants, White Rhinos, Giraffe, Lions, Zebra 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. They are open 7 days a week.

Interactive Keeper Talks

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm has an abundance of keeper talks, from Elephant Keeper Talks, to Lions & Meerkats. These take place daily. Please see their website for more details.

Birds of Prey Flying Display

Taking place every day at 12.30pm, Noah’s Ark runs a Birds of Prey Flying Display. Watch majestic Birds of Prey fly past whilst their keepers share their wealth of bird knowledge. This display takes place on Rhino Hill. For more information on this, please see their website.

Outdoor Play Areas

Noah’s Ark has a range of Play Areas dotted around the zoo. These include a wheelchair friendly accessible Elephant Play Area, Adventure Playground and trampolines. Please see the full list below:

• Accessible Play Area

• Elephant Slide

• Wallaby Hill Adventure Playground

• Bigger Diggers

• Sand Pit

• Termite Mound

• Zip Wire

• Trampolines 

• Welly Splash

The Great British Wildlife Maze

The Great British Wildlife Maze is the longest and wildest hedge maze in the UK. Navigate the Maze by answering interesting wildlife questions and finish by climbing the nest tower for a brilliant view of the zoo.

Indoor Play

Noah’s Ark has a selection of indoor play areas for children of all ages to enjoy. These include an under 5’s Soft Play, Arkiventure Playground, Rainbow Slide, Trampoline and Drop Slide.

Food and Catering

The award-winning café serves scrumptious treats from breakfast baps to freshly prepared salads. In addition to the Food Barn, there are kiosks around the site that are open at weekends and peak periods for hot drinks, snacks and ice creams. The Zoo also has a Farm Shop situated within it’s car park selling local goods, gifts, chef meals, local meats & more.

Please see the new menu online and for food allergens. Picnic tables are available throughout the site.

Keeper Experiences & Encounters

Due to the impact of Covid-19, Noah's Ark Zoo Farm is delivering a limited number of Keeper Experiences & Animal Encounters. Please see their website for more details. The Giant Tortoise encounter is currently purchasable. This is a 20 minute behind the scenes encounter feeding and learning about the Giant Tortoises. This encounter is bookable online. 

Accessibility

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm has 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. The attraction offers complimentary hire of wheelchairs and mobility scooters can be hired for a small cost. It also has hearing loops installed throughout the zoo for those hard of hearing. An Access Guide is available on their website.

Prices

Noah’s Ark asks for all tickets, including those for free essential carers and under 2’s to be purchased online prior to your arrival.  Prices are seasonal, please check the website ticket prices.

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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.

     

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  • 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.

     

    Offers for carers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Offers for carers

  • Free admission for 'Elizabeth'

    The offer: To commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, anyone called 'Elizabeth' will be allowed to visit the zoo for free on 2 and 3 June 2022. All Elizabeth's visiting for free admission must provide valid photo ID, any friends and family visiting with Elizabeth will need to purchase a ticket in advance. Elizabeth's do not need to pre book their ticket in advance.

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

    Jubilee Offers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Jubilee Offers

Opening Times

Open (9 Jan 2022 - 19 Dec 2022)
DayTimes

* Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm is now open 7 days a week (10.30am - 5.00pm, Feb – Nov and 10.30am – 4.00pm, Dec - Jan ). Please note the zoo is closed 20 - 27 December and 1 January. See website for more details.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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
  • AA AwardsAA COVID Confident Scheme AA COVID Confident Scheme 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Further Information

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Please contact Noah's Ark to discuss your requirements
  • 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
  • Min group size - 10 people
  • 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
  • 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
      769
    • Very Good
      381
    • Average
      113
    • Poor
      58
    • Terrible
      30

    Recent Reviews:

    • littleminx25Uk
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Interesting and enjoyable but expensive.
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 23rd April 2022
      We really enjoyed our trip here and the variety of animals. Our particular favourites were the lions who we were lucky enough to see being fed, and the bear. The meerkats are super cute too. We also... Read full review
    • Dorothy E
      Cardiff, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Wonderful day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 26th April 2022
      The last time I was here was before they had elephants. You can imagine how much the place has expanded over the years, truly amazing to see. Anyhow, I came here with my niece (8 year old) and her... Read full review
    • Z2104JWdeniseb
      Unhappy with cost
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th May 2022
      I visited yesterday for my grandson's birthday. I was very disappointed that there were no family tickets available. there were 6 adults in our group, 1 toddler aged 3 and 1 toddler aged 2. I was... 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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