Discover over 400 species of exotic and endangered animals from across the globe at Bristol Zoo Gardens, all set within award-winning gardens spanning over 12 acres.

Journey into an amazing animal kingdom and get closer than ever before with spectacular immersive experiences. Marvel at a gorilla family strolling overhead in our glass-floored gorilla house. Journey underwater to watch seals and penguins zoom around you. Go nocturnal in Twilight World, pop up among our cheeky meerkat mob, or walk through the leafy home of the lemurs.

Want to know more? Keen animal lovers can also gain a fascinating insight with daily talks, feeds and encounters.

Kids are free to run wild at our adventure playground and water play-area Splash, or enjoy face-painting* and crafts galore in the Activity Centre from 11am to 4.30pm every day. Big and little adventurers alike can also climb, clamber and swing through the air in our thrilling aerial ropes course ZooRopia (check website for opening, charges and restrictions).

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Opening Hours

Open every day, 09.00-17.00.
Please see website for full opening hours, as these can vary according to peak and off-peak seasons.


Bristol Zoo

College Road, Clifton
Bristol, BS8 3HA







Phone: 0117 428 5300