Is Bristol Zoo open on bank holidays?

Is Bristol Zoo open on bank holidays?

Bristol Zoo is open from 10am – 5pm every day (except Christmas Day). Please note: our animal houses close at 4:30pm.

Is Bristol Zoo closing down permanently?

The zoo has been in Clifton since 1836 but will close in late 2022 and move to its Wild Place Project site, near junction 17 of the M5 in South Gloucestershire, to reopen in early 2024.

Can you take your own food to Bristol Zoo?

A: Yes, if you wish to bring a picnic we have a number of picnic tables and benches around the Zoo, and lawns that you can use.

What’s happening at Bristol Zoo?

Writing the Downs (Course)

  • Music with Mummy® on the Downs (For children under 4 years old)
  • Butterfly Britain (Talk)
  • Gorge-ous spring plants (Walk)
  • Meet the Avon Gorge goat keeper (Walk) 12th March 2022.
  • A year in the life of birdsong (Talk)
  • Spring on the Downs in batik (Course)
  • What is open at Bristol Zoo?

    1836Bristol Zoo Gardens / Opened

    Are they moving Bristol Zoo?

    Bristol zoo is one of the oldest in the world but by 2024 will have moved from its spot in Clifton for the out-of-town site currently occupied by its Wild Place Project.

    Do you have to wear a mask at Bristol Zoo?

    In line with Government guidance, you MUST wear a face covering in all enclosed spaces (unless exempt by law). This includes animal houses, through-ways, and toilets as well as our admissions and retail buildings.

    Can you take alcohol to a Zoo?

    Visitors can bring their own picnic and food to Zoo Nights, but no alcohol can be brought on to site. A range of food vendors will be on site offering a variety of different foods to suit all guests.

    When did Bristol Zoo open?

    1836Bristol Zoo Gardens / Opened

    The Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society open the Zoo’s doors to the public for the first time, on Monday 11th July 1836. Bristol Zoo’s situation within a port greatly helped with the acquisition of animals when it first opened. Zebi, the Zoo’s famous elephant, was here from 1868 to 1909.

    What time does Bristol Zoo open today?

    Please read our latest statement. Bristol Zoo is open from 10am – 5.30pm every day. Adopt your favourite animal easily online today! We have reopened! Please read our FAQs

    Could you help us re-frame the new Bristol Zoo?

    There is a unique opportunity to re-frame the new Bristol Zoo, located on the northern fringe of Bristol, within our reimagined conservation charity.

    Why do I need a timed ticket for the zoo?

    A strictly limited number of tickets are available each day to ensure that everyone has the space to enjoy the Zoo safely. Unfortunately, if you do not have a timed ticket when you arrive, you will be respectfully turned away. You can also buy admission tickets, adoptions and animal experiences as gifts, please click here for more information.

    How do I become a zoo member?

    Evidence of eligibility will be requested, which may include a Blue Badge, statement of special educational needs from LEA or NHS, or a letter from a medical professional on NHS headed paper. Zoo Membership gives you the freedom to visit the Zoo as many times as you like. To find out more about becoming a Zoo, Dual or Life Member – click here.