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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:

    • Abbie5763
      Trip Type:
      Not nearly as good as it used to be
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th May 2019
      I have visited perhaps 8 times in last 30 years and was excited to be returning with husband and 2 four year old grandchildren, I thought the admission fee was quite expensive but was happy to pay... Read full review
    • charlotten876
      Eastleigh, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th May 2019
      I took my eight year old nephew who thoroughly enjoyed a good four hours here. The zoo is well maintained and has been fairly busy every time I have visited. There is a free tractor ride, parking is... Read full review
    • AKL90
      Colchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great zoo experience, in wonderful surroundings
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st May 2019
      We visited with our 3 yr old yesterday and jumped on the road train near the entrance to get our bearings. There is loads of space for kids to run around safely. The zoo is laid out well so you are... Read full review

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