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Edinburgh Zoo

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Description: Now in its 9th decade, Edinburgh Zoo is one of Europe's leading zoos in conservation and education.

Ownership:
Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Situation OS ref: NT 205735

How to get there:
By car: 3 miles from City centre along the A8, west, out of the city towards Glasgow. Next to Holiday Inn
By public transport: Public transport buses Nos. 12, 26 and 31 and Airport Express.

Seasonal opening details (2010):
Open EVERY day of the year.

Opening Hours:
April September: 9am to 6pm
October and March: 9am to 5pm
November February: 9am to 4.30pm

Facilities:
Cafeterias and Restaurant
Giftshop
Wheelchairs available, electric scooters for hire.
Pushchair hiring, baby changing facilities.

Admission Prices(through end of March 2010)
(Including voluntary donation to Budongo Chimpanzee Project)
Adults 14.00
Child 3 - 15 years 9.50
Child (under 3) FREE
Concession (ID Required) 12.00

Family
2 Adults & 2 Children 42.00
2 Adults & 3 Children 50.00
1 Adult & 2 Children 29.00
1 Adult & 3 Children 37.00
Family Tickets

Contact:
Tel: 0131 334 9171

Attached attractions:
Birds of Prey Displays of Falconry daily at 12.30pm
Penguin Parade 2.25pm in summer and 12.40pm in winter
Sealion Feeding daily at 11.15am and 4.30pm.

Additional Information
VisitScotland 4 star Visitor Attraction

PLEASE NOTE:
Sorry, but The Edinburgh Zoo no longer accepts cheques as payment for admission.

Parking
Car Park 3.50
Members FREE
Coaches (or free by arrangement) 20.00

Please Note
* For Health and Safety reasons children aged 15 or under must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 16 or over at all times.
* Edinburgh Zoo is located on a hillside so we recommend that visitors wear comfortable footwear.
* Some of our indoor enclosures / attractions may open later than the stated opening time and may close 30 minutes prior to the Zoo's stated closing time.
* Dogs are not permitted into Edinburgh Zoo as they can cause stress to some of our animals. We only permit guide-dogs for the visually impaired.

Web link: (where appropriate):
Edinburgh Zoo

Places to stay nearby:
Edinburgh

Local towns and villages:
Edinburgh


Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland