Wild Place Project

Blackhorse Hill, Bristol, BS10 7TP

Tel: +44 (0)117 980 7175

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

Grab your very best explorer’s outfit and head out on an adventure to Wild Place Project, where you’ll discover amazing species from around the world!

Enjoy time with loved ones and make special memories together in the great outdoors. Spot exotic species from around the world, from giraffes, zebras and cheetahs to lemurs and meerkats, plus some adorable infants!

Acres and acres of family fun

Take a breath of fresh air, stretch your legs and immerse yourself in nature across 50 beautiful acres of woodlands, gardens and Tower Meadow. Great fun all-year round and whatever the weather – bring a picnic to enjoy in the sun, or grab your wellies and jump in puddles!

Award-winning Wild Place and Bear Wood

Bears and wolves live side by side in Wild Place Project’s woodland, in a UK first for thousands of years.

Explore 7.5 acres of beautiful habitat on raised walkways, spotting the bears, wolves, lynxes and wolverines roaming below. With panoramic viewpoints, this is a unique and immersive, award-winning wildlife experience!

Wild Place Project has been named Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards’ ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year 2020/21’, are a finalist in the South West Tourism Awards for ‘Large Visitor Attraction of the Year’ (winners to be announced 22 April), and won the Leisure Category in  the RICS Social Impact Awards 2020.

New arrivals!

Each year whole host of adorable zoo infants are welcome at Wild Place Project as part of their conservation breeding programmes.

Head to the Bénoué National Park exhibit to see Wild Place’s first ever baby zebra foal, young Vera – named after Dame Vera Lynn.

Spot fluffy lynx kittens, Lox and Kinsey, as they play and climb high in the trees of Bear Wood. 

Bénoué National Park at Wild Place Project

Journey to the wilds of Cameroon, Africa, in the stunning Bénoué National Park exhibit. Take in the sweeping view of giraffes, zebras, red river hogs and elands roaming across open grasslands.

Get up close and watch the magnificent giraffes reach to chomp leaves high overhead. 

Discover Madagascar

Soak up the sights and sounds of the Madagascan village, a conservation exhibit home to lemurs and pygmy goats! Marvel at five different species of mischievous lemur as they scamper around and jump through the trees.

The lemur walkthrough is currently closed, to aid social distancing, but you can still see them. Check the website for updates. 

Cheetahs and geladas

Catch a glimpse of Wild Place’s cheetahs, the world’s fastest land mammal that can achieve speeds of 0-60mph in just three seconds. The males rule over their spacious land! Near these sleek, elegant big cats, there’s Gelada Rocks, home to a troop of colourful gelada ‘baboons’.

Leap of Faith

For the ultimate adrenaline rush, don’t forget Leap of Faith. Test the whole family’s nerves with seven exhilarating challenges, from the climbing wall to Bristol’s only 25ft giant swing, and – if you’re brave enough – fling yourself through the air with the daring Leap of Faith itself.

Did you know…? 

Wild Place Project is run and managed by Bristol Zoological Society, a leading conservation and education charity. It’s more than a fun and award-winning day out! 

Follow Wild Place Project on social media and sign up to their enewsletter for animal stories and latest news on how your visit supports conservation work in the UK and overseas.

COVID-19

Together we can ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit to Wild Place Project. Visitors can now explore and enjoy the animals safely with our one-way system and social distancing measures.

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff, it is essential that you read and fully understand the site rules before visiting.

Some areas remain closed because it is difficult to maintain social distancing at present in those locations, or because they include multiple high-frequency touch points. Please check their website for updates. 

Essential visitor information

Wild Place Project is now open every day, 10am – 5pm.

Go to the website before your visit for important updates on how Wild Place keeping visitors, staff and volunteers safe.

Buy your tickets online in advance: www.wildplace.org.uk/
 

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Special Offers

  • 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 Wild Place Project website.

    Offer link: Offers for carers

Opening Times

Open: 10am - 5pm (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
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

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 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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