Facilities and Access

We are working to ensure access for everyone and although Noah's Ark is built on a working farm, most areas are wheelchair accessible. We are now partnered with Bristol's Mobility Centre and now have a limited number of wheelchairs available to hire for free. We also have mobility scooters for available for a £10 hire charge. Please contact us if you wish to book one in advance!

Bristol's Mobility Centre

Noah's Ark is working on a long term 'Ark for All' plan, the first stage of which has been completed and was opened on 25th July by Paralympian Andy Lewis. The new facilities include a Changing Places toilet, complete with hoist and changing bed, accessible play equipment including a wheelchair accessible roundabout and child-friendly accessible signage.

The Ark Arena has a Hearing Induction Loop installed. We have a loud, clear PA system and make use of visual aids including highlighted steps, high contrast signs and painted picnic tables.

We are working alongside our visitors to provide a more accessible zoo, we would love to hear your feedback about how we could make your visit easier.

In conjunction with our Ark for All project, we have created an accessible map with a suggested itinerary. You can download this before your visit to help plan your day out.

Accessible Map and Suggested Itinerary

Please contact us to book a wheelchair, to make enquiries about your visit or to give us feedback.

Essential Carer Tickets

Any visitors able to provide evidence of disability (e.g blue/pink badge, PIP/DLA letter or similar) will be entitled to bring an essential carer free of charge per individual Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm Day Ticket.

To do this online, please select the age-appropriate day ticket that you would like on our Buy Tickets page and select a second free ticket for your essential carer. Alternatively, you can ask for an essential carer ticket at the ticket office when you arrive. You will need to present proof of disability to a member of staff when you arrive at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm.

Additional essential carer tickets are available upon request if more than one individual is required per disabled ticket. For more information contact our Customer Experience Team on or call 01275 852606.

Dogs and Other Pets

Unfortunately, no dogs or pets are allowed on site (including in the car park) except for Assistance Dogs. Assistance dogs are welcome and water can be provided upon request.

Access Guide

Noah's Ark is delighted to have won 'Access for All' at the Bristol Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2012.

Access Guide
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