Marwell's Zebras

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Marwell Zoo is open! The park is open to general guests from 10am. Entry for annual membership holders is from 9.30am. Please arrive later to avoid queues.The zoo will close at 5pm and last entry is 90 minutes before closing time.

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 April - September. This service runs twice a day from Southampton on weekends during the summer school holidays. Taking this bus also offers an exclusive saving of 20% 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.

*The M1 bus is not currently running. Please check with the service provider for the latest information.

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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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    Recent Reviews:

    • lesleymL4785HZ
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
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      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 31st October 2020
      I will be as honest as I can about Marwell. I have for many years thought that Marwell zoo was definitely going down hill as each time I visit( often school trips) there are less and less animals to... Read full review
    • Charliwatson777
      Trip Type:
      Family
      WASTE OF MONEY
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th November 2020
      Crap zoo, well I say ‘zoo’ but there’s not even any animals, just paying for a walk around a field. Terrible staff as well, stop hiring useless teenagers that don’t give two hoots about your company!! Read full review
    • cablecar6
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th November 2020
      Great day out. We went anticlockwise around the park as this was the quietest route to take (most people walk in and go up towards the toilets or penguin, but we went around past the shop towards the... Read full review

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