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Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH

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Tel: +44 (0)1962 777 407

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Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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

Bus: Service M1 Eastleigh to Marwell Zoo PLUS twice a day from Southampton: Runs direct to Marwell Zoo daily from Thursday 21 July until Sunday 4 September & offers an exclusive saving of 10% off zoo admission!

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

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£20.00 per ticket
Child£16.00 per ticket
Senior/Student£17.50 per ticket

All Prices include a voluntary donation. Please visit Marwell's website for more ticket information.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Areas Available
  • Smoking Some Areas
  • Some no smoking areas

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

Children & Infants

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

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Green Transport - Free sunday and bank holiday bus service from Eastleigh station between May - September inclusive.
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • On site parking close by
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Secure cycle parking

Catering

  • BBQ Food Served - On request if booked in advance.
  • BBQs for visitors use - If booked in advance
  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Catering Provided
  • Food Shop on site - Some confectionary items available in shop
  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Packed lunches by arrangement
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Take away food
  • Undercover picnic area
  • Vegetarians catered for
  • Vending Facilities

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 4-5 hours
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Delta
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Gay/Lesbian Friendly
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas - Open during Christmas holiday excluding Christmas and Boxing day
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended - Not essential
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Information Point
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

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Recent Reviews:

  • Ollie F
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great if the weather is good
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th February 2018
    Been here a few times and have found that if the weather is great then you're in for a real treat but if its even slightly rainy then a lot of the animals will, understandably, go into hiding. Be... Read full review
  • Graham-Wells
    United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    On the way home
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th February 2018
    Stopped here on way home from short break in New Forest. Great place for family with lots of open space and despite the cold weather lots of animals to see. Large enclosures suggest lots of care for... Read full review
  • VPlumcake
    Chichester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fantastic Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th February 2018
    Marwell Wildlife provides a fantastic day out. The staff were knowledgable and friendly. Even though the zoo was undergoing renovations all areas were easily accessible and well maintained. Read full review

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