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Entrance Ticket to Brunel's ss Great Britain
"The entrance ticket to Brunel's SS Great Britain allows you to explore cabins saloons and access all areas of the ship to take in the sights sounds and smells of a Victorian voyage. Climb the rigging dress up in Victorian costumes and see a working replica of the engine. Head below the ship where desert-like conditions preserve the hull. Don’t miss the Dockyard Museum which takes visitors through a million miles spent at sea and 170 years of fascinat you will be able to purchase a dockyard companion which will give you more information about your visitor experience and the SS Great Britain’s fascinating history.Descend ‘under water’ in the Dry Dock to see the spectacular sights of the ship’s and the high-tech glass ‘sea’ now protecting the oldest iron hull in the world. Follow this with a visit to the Dockyard Museum where you can view archive film footage which captures the excitement and emotion of the SS Great Britain’s homecoming. Here you can also take the time to discover the highs and lows of the ship’s dramatic history
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Hop aboard your City Sightseeing open-air bus from any of the 20 routed stops that are conveniently situated around the city. Take a seat inside or on the open-air top deck then sit back and relax as you ride through Oxford home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world.With your 24- or 48-hour ticket choose to stay on the bus for the entire loop or hop on and off at any of the stops to explore the city’s sights. See the Itinerary for a list of stops. As you travel plug into the informative audio commentary and admire the timeworn honey-colored buildings.Perhaps hop off at the New Road stop to visit Oxford Castle. Learn how the medieval Norman castle was mostly destroyed during the English Civil War
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"Bath Stonehenge and The English Countryside Day Tour from London ""Leave London in the morning and beat the crowds to Stonehenge. Enjoy informative commentary along the way with the assistance of your knowledgeable guide. Arrive at Stonehenge and enjoy a walk around the ancient monoliths before it gets too busy. Take a admire the architecture and see the famous Pultney Bridge. Visit the Royal Crescent the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey (own expense). Try one of the many restaurants available for lunch. Ask your guide for a recommendation. Leave Bath to return to London arriving at approximately 6:30pm."""
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Bristol Zoo Gardens Tips (8)

Whose zoo? (excuse the pun)

I know opinions are divided about zoos but if you're going to have them then the Bristol Zoological Gardens is one of the best. First founded in 1835 it is the fifth oldest zoo in the world but it...
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Sep 13, 2007

I love the Meer Cats

Bristol Zoo is really pleasant and not too big that it takes hours to get around. It doesn't have lots of chimps or giraffes but does well with smaller animals.There's a tunnel underwater where you...
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Oct 04, 2006

Terrific Zoo, Nice Gardens

The Gorillas were probably our top reason for visiting. We had seen Jock at the London Zoo years early and heard of his move to Bristol. We also had heard the wonderful story of his new offspring. We...
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Nov 22, 2005

Bristol Zoo

Over 300 different animals and a lovely laid out garden, I can spend hours just walking about taking in the atmosphere. The enclsures are a mixture of glass fronts and cages.Great nocturnal house with...
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Dec 02, 2004

Bristol Zoo

Although I visited the zoo many times as a child I avoided it when we first came to live in Bristol. Then I had to take my class for a day out there and realised what a gem it is! Most of the large...
Jun 25, 2004

Breeding of rare animals

Visit the famous zoo. When I was there in March 2000 there were lots of rare breed animals breeding. The veterinary scientists of Bristol University use the zoo as a giant laboratory and a training...
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Dec 31, 2003

Wild animals DO live in Bristol

It is the Bristol Zoo!!!!Haven't been there in the past but now..after 3 years in Bristol (7 years for my boyfriend!!!) we visited the for the very first time the Zoo. I must say that is was the most...
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Apr 02, 2003

The Bristol Zoo is yet another...

The Bristol Zoo is yet another famous attraction. Families & friends head out for this place for fun & interest. The zoo has over 300 wildlife species, including some of the wold's most...
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Aug 25, 2002
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Things to Do Near Bristol Zoo Gardens

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Clifton Observatory, Camera Obscura and Caves

This came very close to going into the 'Tourist Trap' section, but I'd prefer to let others make up their own minds. Giant's cave, otherwise known as St. Vincent's cave, is accessed from the Clifton...
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Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is the symbol of the city of Bristol. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel he never lived to see it completed, Brunel died prematurely aged 53 yrs in 1859, and the Bridge...
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Georgian House Museum

This, as the name suggests, is an eighteenth century house: built in 1780 for John Pinney, a Bristolian who had amassed a fortune from sugar plantations in the West Indies. Four of its six floors are...
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Red Lodge Museum

The Red Lodge is one of those small but exquisite places. Its a Tudor house dating from around 1580, and its glory is the three oak-panlled rooms on the first floor, which are all as built. The...
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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Bristol Packet Boat Trips offer a variety of cruises and boats are available for hire. I participated in the City Docks Tour which is approximately 1.5 hours around the Floating Harbour. Tickets and...
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Lord Mayor's Chapel aka St. Mark's

Unusually for an English church the Lord Mayor’s Chapel does not present as a stand-alone building: rather the West wall and entrance is integrated into a street facade. Directly across College Green...
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Getting to Bristol Zoo Gardens


Clifton, Bristol BS8 3HA


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