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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Bristol

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Bristol in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 14 Bristol zoos and wildlife parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the zoos and wildlife parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Red Panda at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Zoo Gardens3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

A visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens is an adventure into an exciting animal kingdom, all set within 12 acres of beautiful grounds and award-winning garden...

Giraffes at Wild Place Project in Bristol

Wild Place Project

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Calling all animal lovers, a trip to the Wild Place Project needs to be on your family to do list. With the focus being on protecting threatened habi...

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Meet over 100 species of animal at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Bristol, including all the big zoo favourites - lions, tigers, bears, giraffes and elephant...

Swans at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

  • Slimbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre offers families an exciting range of close wildlife encounters. From hand feeding birds and handling amphibians, to exp...

Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park covers approximately 42 acres and a County wildlife site, there are many different sections to Apex, including fishing...

Plants at Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo in Ross on Wye

Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Ross-on-Wye
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Experience the delight of the insect world's most serene and beautiful beasts at the Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo! Your family can walk amongst free flyi...

Bandstand by lake at Prinknash Bird and Deer Park in Gloucester

Prinknash Bird & Deer Park

  • Gloucester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Once the hunting lodge of King Henry VIII, Prinknash Bird and Deer Park's Old Abbey is set in a charming wooded valley the other side of a monastic e...

Hawk at International Centre for Birds of Prey in Newent

International Centre for Birds of Prey

  • Newent
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Described as a little gem, the ICBP offers a wonderful day out in beautiful grounds. As well as the opportunity to see many rare birds of prey at clo...

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Burford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Take a walk on the wild side at Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens! Gaze at the Asiatic Lions lazing around in their enclosure and look a giraffe in...

Deer at South West Deer Rescue in Crewkerne

South West Deer Rescue

  • Crewkerne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

South West Deer Rescue is a dedicated non profit centre which offers a unique up close experience with 5 different species of wild and semi-wild deer...

Badger at Badger Watch Dorset

Badger Watch Dorset

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

From the professionally crafted hides, thrill at the sight of badgers emerging from their setts and foraging for food! The area is floodlit for perfe...

Owl at Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre in Minehead

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre

  • Minehead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre 15th century National Trust farmstead within Exmoor National Park, with a large collection of owls, birds of prey, and fri...

Parrot at Birdland Park

Birdland Park and Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Birds of all different colours, shapes and caws have made their nest at Birdland; come and make some feathered friends for life. This is one of the l...

Owl at The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover

Hawk Conservancy Trust

  • Andover
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Enjoy a fun, educational and all-out amazing day out at the Hawk Conservancy Trust, home to over 130 magnificent birds of prey. From Pearl-spotted Ow...

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