NOAH'S Ark Zoo Farm has opened a new sheltered area to give visitors a place to sit and relax.

The Canopy can be found opposite the bear and lion enclosure.

The zoo farm, which can be found on Clevedon Road near Wraxall, hopes that the new covered space will provide shelter in rain or scorching sunshine.

Posting on Facebook, a spokesperson said: "We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the zoo - The Canopy!

"Whether its raining or a scorching summers day, we understand the importance of having covered areas to enhance your visit.

"The Canopy offers a relaxing and sheltered environment for you and your family to enjoy. Now, you can explore the zoo and take a break in style, all under the protection of The Canopy. You'll find it located opposite the bears and lions."