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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

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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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

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    Recent Reviews:

    • jennyhG3591HZ
      Trip Type:
      Lovely day out-but could be more environmentally-friendly?
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 21st July 2019
      Had a great day here on a Junior Keeper morning with my 8 year old son. It was thoroughly good and we both very much enjoyed it. The whole park is great and the Tropical House a great addition. Love... Read full review
    • Lee821974
      Hook, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A "great" day out. Needs a little more to be "excellent" though
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 21st July 2019
      Well, this was our 1st trip to Marwell as a family with our 18 month old daughter. We decided to purchase the annual memberships as we have on many occasions been lost for things to do and seeing as... Read full review
    • Kim T
      Carnoustie, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Here for the Lego!
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 21st July 2019
      We visited from Scotland because my son wanted to see the Lego Dinosaurs..... the real animals were an added bonus! It was a sunny day which makes all the difference.... we didn’t see all of the... Read full review

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