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Rhinos outside Marwell House

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH

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Tel: +44 (0)1962 777 407

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Opening Times

Temporarily closed - See note below (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Important Information: Marwell have taken the necessary decision to temporarily close Marwell Zoo, with immediate effect. A full statement can be found on Marwell's website: https://www.marwell.org.uk/zoo/news/221/coronavirus-we-are-temporarily-closed

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Marwell's postcode is SO21 1JH and is situated just off the B2177 between Colden Common and Bishops Waltham. Follow the large brown tourist signs. If you’re planning a motorway route, then head off the M3 at J11 or the M27 at J10 (westbound) or J5 (eastbound).

Public Transport Directions

The M1 service runs direct to Marwell Zoo every hour from Eastleigh and once a day from Southampton on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays from Saturday 6 April 2019 to Sunday 1 September 2019. This service runs twice a day from Southampton on weekends during the summer school holidays. Taking this bus also offers an exclusive saving of 10% off zoo admission!

The nearest train stations are Southampton Airport Parkway (7 miles), Eastleigh (5 miles) and Winchester (8 miles).

For full transport details and directions please visit the Marwell website.

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Events

Saturday, 4th April 2020 - Thursday, 3rd September 2020

SUPERSIZED! Brick Adventure at Marwell ZooSUPERSIZED! Brick Adventure at Marwell ZooMarwell Zoo in Hampshire will be home to dozens of new species, as it becomes the first attraction in the world to host a brand new collection of superized toy brick creatures in 2020.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£22.00 per ticket
Child£18.00 per ticket
Family£76.00 per ticket
Senior/Student£18.50 per ticket

Prices vary throughout the year and those above include an optional donation. Please check the Marwell website for full details. Children aged 2 and under go FREE.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Undercover picnic area

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Toilets

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 4-5 hours
  • Groups Accepted
  • Special group rates

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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      1327
    • Very Good
      870
    • Average
      372
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    Recent Reviews:

    • SarahLovesFrogs
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Marwell is a RUBBISH zoo
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th February 2020
      this zoo has the skankiest penguins i have ever seen they have hardly any animals and it stinks all of the time the animals look like starving African children do not go here it’s rubbish Read full review
    • melanie l
      Disappointed
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st March 2020
      We have been regular visitors here, annual ticket holders for the last three years. We are very disappointed with the zoo, each visit we make there seems to be less and less to view. What has... Read full review
    • bluevcone
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Really disappointing
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 16th March 2020
      Went to Marwell today. Accept it is low season and so work will be done. So many animals we couldn’t see e.g. Red Pandas and Wallaby’s. If so much work is being done then there should be a reduction... Read full review

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