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Banham Zoo

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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
+44 1953 887771
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Small but well kept

Lovely little zoo outside Norwich. Makes it for a great few hours outdoor. The bird of prey and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Banham Zoo

The zoo its self is very clean and attractive and has a lot of wonderful animals from giraffes to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Adam b
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting zoos in the country with over 2,000 animals from around the world. Throughout the day there are plenty of activities to thrill and entertain families, including daily animal feeding talks and displays, one of the most exciting Birds of Prey displays in the UK, our amazing subtropical house "Eureka" with free-flying birds and butterflies, our "Penguin Cove" an enlarged and enhanced enclosure for the colony of penguins. Live "Amazing Animals!" presentations, beautiful big cats such as tigers, snow leopards and cheetahs, Free Safari Roadtrain, indoor and outdoor play areas, Zarafa Heights walkway, Sky Trek aerial trekking course & zip wire, and interactive fun activities in our Education Centre. As well as all the wonderful things to see and do, the zoo offers an excellent choice of eating facilities, a fantastic gift shop, free car parking, disabled facilities and much more. Open daily at 9.30am all year, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For admission prices and closing times please check our website
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Banham Zoo Kenninghall Road, Banham NR16 2HE, England
+44 1953 887771
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely little zoo outside Norwich. Makes it for a great few hours outdoor. The bird of prey and different feeding were really enjoyable.

Thank albertomanfredini
Reviewed 4 days ago

The zoo its self is very clean and attractive and has a lot of wonderful animals from giraffes to tigers. The food is good and the staff are all very friendly and the enclosures are very good for the animals. They also have a good...More

Thank Adam b
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I had the most magical visit to Banham Zoo. Always sceptical about animals in captivity we were not sure what to expect. However, from the start to finish of our day there we were the ones captivated! A wonderfully kept site with...More

Thank WelltravelledNorwich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo seems to be heading in the right direction however I felt it is lagging behind in some areas compared to other zoos such as Jersey and Edinburgh. I say this mostly in terms of the design of the monkey enclosures and also animal...More

1  Thank Kingstongirly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here as our original choice for day was closed. So glad it was I had a brill birthday. Everywere is clean! No overflowing bins or dirty toilets! Animals hav lots of room plenty of toys food etc. The men on birds of prey...More

Thank TinyNorfolk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I accompanied our two young grandchildren through this zoo. First, let me say that although I have visited zoos in 5 countries now, this zoo is my favorite by far. It is well designed and super clean. The animals seemed content and...More

Thank Tamara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely blown away! Was expecting to only be feeding the tigers but it included all the big cats - snow leopards, cheetahs, tigers and Sri Lankan leopards. The guide was very knowledgeable about her animals, and was happy to answer our 'silly' questions. Certificate and...More

Thank Dweezelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mum and I first discovered Banham in June last year on our yearly trip to Norfolk. This year, for my mum's birthday, we returned - having won tickets by filling in quick questionnaire from our last visit. The zoo is packed with a number of...More

Thank Miss-STM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of parking. Price more reasonable than some other animal attractions. Animal enclosures well kept, lovely setting. Various feeding times displayed. Can feed certain animals for an additional cost. Small animals for children to see in barn. Birds of prey flying display was interesting and...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Higher priced than other local norfolk animal attractions, however the zoo is wonderfully clean all round along with the animal enclosures. all animals look and sound happy, children loved the day out plenty to see and do.Main eating area even catered well for gluten free....More

Thank Mrs247
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can we bring our dog with us
8 June 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Thanks everyone for answering. This is correct. No dogs, sorry.
Marietta C
Are there any rides or activities to do as well as seeing the animals?
16 April 2017|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, Mariette. Thank you for your question. Elle is correct in that we have the Roadtrain and a play area. We also have SkyTrek which is a high ropes course. Two skill levels so something for younger children. This is... More
Do children under 2 years old have to pay, and do you do forces discount? As I am a serving solider coming from Germany to visit family and want to take everyone to the zoo. Thank you for your help Regards Paul
11 August 2016|
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Response from MartinDupee | Property representative |
Hi, All. Sorry for the late reply as, for some reason, these comments didn't flag up for us.. Everyone is correct that children aged 2 and under can visit free of charge. We do offer those who are currently serving in the... More