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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, 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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    Recent Reviews:

    • RockCafe19
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Marwell
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th November 2019
      I have visited Marwell many times over the years. I remember family days out that were great fun. I visited today for the first time in probably ten years. I was really impressed with the enclosure... Read full review
    • Gazthered79
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Birthday treat
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 14th November 2019
      It was our little ones 1st birthday and the rest of the family opted for a trip to Marwell to celebrate. Marwell is always a good day out and some of the new enclosures that they have done have... Read full review
    • AlvaColo
      Salisbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Good for all ages.
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 16th November 2019
      Good choice for a family day out. Marwell Zoo is a massive space with several playground areas across the park. Must visit is the tropical house and it is fair to add that the café Graze there have... Read full review

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