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Rhinos outside Marwell House

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH

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Opening Times

Open - Please See Information Below (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Important Information: Marwell will be reopening their gates on Monday 29 June. The first four days will be exclusively for members only ahead of the general opening on Friday 3 July. Tickets must be pre-booked in advance from Marwell's website: https://www.marwell.org.uk/guest-guidance

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 - Sunday, 1st November 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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      375
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    Recent Reviews:

    • soozew
      portsmouth
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Sadly social distancing not being followed by many visitors and far too many people crowding areas.
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th July 2020
      Unfortunately we were wrong to go to the zoo today, we should have used our better judgement but we assumed it would be ok and social distanced like advertised. We found it to be far too busy... Read full review
    • PMH999
      Hayling Island, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Disappointed
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th July 2020
      Visited Marwell Zoo around 10 years ago. Visited today expecting it to be the same or improved but sadly very disappointed. A lot of the animals were off limits due to barriers. I wish on the... Read full review
    • jenny_lou_d
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Nice to be out but not much to see
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 8th July 2020
      It was lovely to have a family day out but the experience is very limited at present. We saw giraffes, rhinos and zebras clearly but many other animals weren’t present or their enclosures had been... Read full review

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