Things to do in Edinburgh Scottish Borders
Visitor-Attractions in Scotland
Description: Now in its 9th decade, Edinburgh Zoo is one of Europe's leading zoos in conservation and education.
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.
April – September: 9am to 6pm
October and March: 9am to 5pm
November – February: 9am to 4.30pm
Cafeterias and Restaurant
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)
Child 3 - 15 years £9.50
Child (under 3) FREE
Concession (ID Required) £12.00
2 Adults & 2 Children £42.00
2 Adults & 3 Children £50.00
1 Adult & 2 Children £29.00
1 Adult & 3 Children £37.00
Tel: 0131 334 9171
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.
VisitScotland 4 star Visitor Attraction
Sorry, but The Edinburgh Zoo no longer accepts cheques as payment for admission.
Car Park £3.50
Coaches (or free by arrangement) £20.00
* 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.
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