All Events

Daily Animal Talks and Feeds

We have talks happening around the Zoo throughout the day!

Story and Poetry Competition

​To celebrate the final summer at Bristol Zoo Gardens, we are inviting you to enter The Zoo and You Poetry and Story Competition, to capture your thoughts, feelings and memories about the 185-year old attraction.

Story and Poetry Competition: Online Poetry Classes

A brown butterfly on a green leaf.

Butterflies of the Downs (Walk)

Find out about these colourful insects on this Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project walk.

A white fluffy moth.

Bat and moth night (Walk)

An Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project event to discover more about our nocturnal wildlife.

A white goat which appears to be smiling sitting on a grassy hill.

Gorge-ous goats (Family event)

Have lots of fun finding out about the Avon Gorge’s hairiest residents with the Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project.

A spider on a green leaf.

Spiders of the Avon Gorge (walk)

An Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project walk to discover the Avon Gorge’s spiders.

A man with black hair is showing a book about spiders to a group of people.

Eight-legged wonders (Talk)

Discover a fascinating world of spiders in this Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project talk.

A brown owl.

Owl prowl on the Downs (Walk)

Find out about British owls on this Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project walk.

A small white bird is upside down holding on to a branch with red berries by it's feet.

Identifying birds on the Downs in autumn (Course)

Learn to identify birds with the Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project.

Three children in a row wearing owl masks made of paper in a garden.

Awesome owls (Children’s event for 8 – 12 year olds)

Have lots of fun finding out about owls with the Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project.

A heard of goats sitting on a grassy hill.

Goats in the Gully (Talk)

An Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project talk that reveals how and why these hairy conservationists are helping to save rare plants.

A group of people looking at a tree branch.

Trees in winter on the Downs (Walk)

An Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project seasonal walk to identify trees.

Now’s your last chance to visit before the Zoo’s last day 03.09.22

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Now’s your last chance to visit before the Zoo’s last day 03.09.22