Conferences at Clifton Pavillion at Bristol Zoo


Situated in Bristol Zoo Gardens, for an away day, conference, meeting or team building exercise, the Clifton Pavilion can provide you with the perfect venue with car parking facilities and access out into the Zoo grounds for delegates.

The lecture theatre, equipped with full audio system can seat up to 120 in tiered seating. Attached to the Clifton Suite these two rooms provide the most complete facilities for the most discerning of conference organisers. On the first floor the Council Room with its fixed boardroom arrangement can seat up to 20 guests for smaller conferences or meetings.

The Garden Room on the ground floor caters for up to 70 cabaret style and provides direct access for your delegates into the Zoo gardens. Adjoining the Garden Room is the Members Room which is ideal for use as a syndicate area.

For an evening with a difference the Zoo grounds can be hired for events from 150 to 2000 guests.

Day packages

Add that unique wow factor when booking your next meeting venue. All day delegates receive complimentary access into Bristol Zoo Gardens during public opening hours on the day of their event. Why not take advantage of the reduced day delegate package & spend some team time within the zoo. 



Bristol Zoo Grounds 2000 - - - - -
Clifton Suite 120 - - 120 - 90
Council Room - 20 - - - -
Garden Room 90 - - 120 - 70
Lecture Theatre - - - 120 - -
Members Room - 12 - 15 - -
The Hide - - - - - -


Bristol Zoo Grounds Banqueting
Clifton Suite Banqueting
Clifton Suite Cabaret
Clifton Suite Theatre
Council Room Boardroom
Garden Room Banqueting
Garden Room Cabaret
Garden Room Theatre
Lecture Theatre Theatre
Members Room Boardroom
Members Room Theatre



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering by in house chefs
  • Late Licence
  • Restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Areas for Team building
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Licenced for civil marriages

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • Close to Airport
  • Close to Railway Station
  • On Bus Route
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential

Room / Unit Features

  • Equipment hire available
  • Some rooms offer natural daylight

Map & Directions

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Bristol Zoo Gardens, The Clifton Pavilion

Type:Outdoor Space

Bristol Zoo Gardens, College Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA
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