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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

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Open 363 days a year. Excludes Christmas Day & Boxing Day. Open from 10am all year round, closing times vary. Please visit the Marwell website for full details.

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, 26th October 2019 - Thursday, 31st October 2019

Boo at the Zoo: Halloween at MarwellTake your little monsters to Marwell zoo this October half term for lots of ‘Monster’ fun!
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Saturday, 16th November 2019 - Tuesday, 24th December 2019

Christmas at Marwell ZooChristmas at Marwell ZooCelebrate the 10th Anniversary of Marwell Zoo's wonderful event and make your family’s Christmas magical! Join Jingle the elf and some of his new friends in ‘Wonderland’ as you step into a curious world of topsy-turvy delights.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£21.00 per ticket
Child£17.00 per ticket
Family£72.00 per ticket
Senior/Student£18.50 per ticket

All prices include an optional donation and vary throughout seasons. 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:

4 of 5 stars
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    • Very Good
      854
    • Average
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Colin B
      Etchingham, United Kingdom
      Wonderful day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th September 2019
      We had not been to Marwell for well over twenty years, so while staying the are for a few days we decided to have a day at the zoo. A really great day, lots to see and all the animals are very well... Read full review
    • Paul T
      Ashford, United Kingdom
      Good attraction
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th September 2019
      Very good zoo for what they have there, everything seems well cared for. It is very spread out and the back walk in lacks things to view, but what is there is very good. Superb rain forest area and... Read full review
    • samanthapO5386DX
      Trip Type:
      Family
      A great family day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 17th September 2019
      I have visited marwell zoo many times over the years when my children were young and with friends grandchildren more recently. Choose a sunny day so you can guarantee that all the animals will be... Read full review

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