Your Bed and Breakfast Itinerary - The Lodge
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Your Bed and Breakfast Itinerary

We are delighted that you have chosen to make your visit to Bristol Zoo extra special by including an overnight Bed and Breakfast stay at the Lodge. We are really excited to meet you and hope that you are looking forward to your experience.


Please find information about your arrival and itinerary below to help you make the most of your adventure.

  • 3.00PM – 4.00PM Arrival
  • 6.00PM – 10.00PM* Event
  • 8.30AM Breakfast
  • 11.00AM Check-out

*Please refer to your event ticket for exact timings.


3.00PM – 4.00PM – Arrival
Please head to our North Car Park where you will be greeted by a member of the guest services team. Once you have checked-in and taken a moment to absorb your safari-inspired surroundings, we invite you to explore the Zoo at your leisure until closing time*. You are welcome to visit the zoo earlier than 3.00pm if you wish; we are open from 9.00am. If you do choose to visit earlier we will store your bags for you in central reception until 3.00pm.

*The Zoo closes at 5.00pm during the winter and 5.30pm during the summer. Please see seasonal dates below. Your host will advise you if there are any changes to the closing time.

Winter (31st October 2016 – 26th March 2017 & 30th October 2017 – 25th March 2018)

Summer (27th March 2017 – 29th October 2017 & 26th March 2018 – 28th October 2018)


6.00PM – 10.00PM* – Event

Relax and enjoy the event that you have booked for. Your host will advise you where to go if you are attending a seated event.

*Please refer to your event ticket for exact timings.


10.00PM* – After event

When the event finishes, or earlier if you would prefer, your host will accompany you back to the Lodge for the evening.

*Please refer to your event ticket for exact timings.


8.30AM – Breakfast
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with your choice of continental or full English breakfast delivered to the Lodge.


11.00AM – Check out
We would like to invite you to enjoy the Zoo at your leisure for the rest of the day after check out at 11.00am. Please visit main reception in the centre of the Zoo at 11.00am to complete your check out. If you would like to spend the day at the Zoo, please do let your welcome host know and they will ensure your luggage is stored in a safe place. Alternatively, we would like to extend the offer of free admission to Wild Place Project (the Zoo’s sister attraction near Cribbs Causeway) following your stay at The Lodge. Your complimentary entrance tickets to the Wild Place Project can be found in your welcome information.