Bristol Zoo - situated in the south west of England in the city of Bristol
Bristol is a historic city and port with connections to The Wine Trade, Tobacco , Chocolate, Slavery Pressgangs and Piracy.
It has a historic past that gives the visitor much to see and includes the superb Bristol Zoo Gardens.
Spend a fun-packed day with over 450 amazing species from lions to love beetles. With most of the exhibits under cover, you can enjoy your visit whatever the weather. Allow 2-5 hours for your visit.
Experience animal encounters and feeding times. Try to beat the animal record breakers in the Zoolympics.
Learn about the plight of many creatures in the wild. Your visit will help support our conservation programmes.
- Baby changing and feeding facilities provided
- New Coral cafe
- Covered picnic area for all-weather comfort
- Discounts for groups
- Education sessions
- Shop for gifts and souvenirs
*20 wheelchairs and 2 electric scooters are available for hire - please call 0117 974 7300 to pre-book
The zoo is dedicated to conservation , it opened in 1836 and is known to be the oldest zoo in the world outside of a capital city.
With plans for major extensions which include a 55 hectare park, it promises to be one of the most important visitor attractions in the West of England.
The park is being designed to link specific ecosystems and conservation programs across the world with exhibits of such animals as Tigers, Brown Bears and the Bonoro Chimpanzee.
Sea life will include Sharks.
As the park will be divided into geographical areas it will be possible for the visitor to experience the Congo Tropical Forest, Sumatra Rain Forest as well as Indian Ocean Coral Reef and Ancient British woodland.
Telephone number for further information - 0117 974 7399.
Website - www.bristolzoo.org.uk
Bristol Zoo Gardens is a 12 acre site in Clifton that is run by The Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society Ltd, a company registered in England reg. no. 5154176, registered charity no. 1104986 Registered office. Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3HA.