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Q: Are we allowed to bring in food to have a picnic?
Q: Are dogs allowed in?
Q: Can we leave the Zoo and come back in later in the day?
Q: Can visitors park in the streets around the Zoo?
Q: Is there a cash point at the Zoo?
Q: What is available in Activity Centre?
Q: Is the Zoo suitable for disabled people?
Q: Can visitors smoke in the Zoo?
Q: What are the zoo opening hours?
Q: Which parts of the zoo will be open during the event?
A: The Zoo has a number of excellent catering outlets that offer delicious hot and cold meals and snacks. If you wish to bring a picnic there are public lawns that you can use, but the zoo is unable to provide storage facilities.
A: Unfortunately dogs are not allowed into the Zoo, but they do have two kennels located in the College road car park, to provide temporary accommodation for Assistance Dogs while their owners visit the Zoo. See our accessibility web pages for more information.
A: Yes, the zoo can stamp your hand for same day return if you ask our staff at the main entrance.
A: The Zoo has two car parks and permission to use overflow parking on Ladies Mile on the Downs. On the day of your visit please follow signs indicating where parking is available. There is limited parking available on the streets around the Zoo, but restrictions apply and these are closely monitored by parking wardens.
A: There are no cash points on site, but they can provide cash-back at the Zoo shop.
A: Run by Zoo volunteers, you can find out about conservation at the touch tables or enjoy some hands-on activities: face-painting, temporary tattoos, brass-rubbing, drawing and colouring-in, badge-making (additional costs may apply).
A: The Zoo is more than 170 years old, however, most of the Zoo is accessible for wheelchair users and those with walking difficulties. For further information on access please visit the accessibility pages on our website.
A: Visitors can smoke in outdoor and open areas of the Zoo. No smoking is permitted inside buildings, in covered areas - such as the Coral Cafe canopy, or in the children's play areas.
Bristol Zoo is open every day from 9am-5.30pm in peak season (from March- October 2012).
For WOMAD at Bristol Zoo the opening hours are 6-11pm.
Zoo Gardens and outdoor animal exhibits will stay open until sunset. Bugworld, The Reptile House, The Aquarium and Monkey Jungle will remain open until 9pm.
Book WOMAD 2012 at Bristol Zoo tickets in advance online here at our discounted price, prices on the door will be higher.