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Tiger at Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common
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

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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Friday, 5th April 2019 - Sunday, 1st September 2019

BRICKOSAURS! at Marwell ZooBRICKOSAURS! at Marwell ZooBRICKOSAURS! A world-first collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs is coming to Marwell Zoo in 2019. Marwell Zoo will become the first attraction in the world to host a collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs. BRICKOSAURS, a prehistoric experience featuring a total of 50 life-sized sculptures...
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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.



  • 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


  • 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
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

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Recent Reviews:

  • Di T
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Excellent Day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th March 2019
    Excellent Day Out with brilliant wildlife. Plenty to see and great children’s play areas - adults can have refreshments and a well earned sit down! Well worth a visit. Read full review
  • amazonflash
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    The new Tropical House is amazing!
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th March 2019
    We visited Marwell again this week after a long break. My daughter had an annual pass years ago but became disheartened when so many species seemed to keep disappearing. However they have recently... Read full review
  • graciegug08
    Brighton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Nice place but could do with a few extra’s
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st March 2019
    This is the first time I have visited the zoo. I was really excited to see the giraffes as myself and my 2 year old son love them and they didn’t disappoint. It was nice to see the bigger animals but... Read full review

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