Marwell's Zebras

Marwell Zoo

Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* 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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Events

Friday, 1st April 2022 - Sunday, 4th September 2022

BRICKOSAURS! Evolution at Marwell ZooBRICKOSAURS! Evolution at Marwell ZooMarwell Zoo is unveiling a world-first event featuring an all-new collection of 55 dinosaur sculptures this Spring. BRICKOSAURS! Evolution showcases over 20 species made using more than 2 million toy bricks and will leave you in awe as you embark on an immersive adventure through the zoo.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£23.00 per ticket
Child£19.00 per ticket
Family£76.00 per ticket
Senior/Student£20.50 per ticket

Prices vary throughout the year and those above include an optional donation. Please check Marwell website for full details. Children ages 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:

    • C3255YOelizabethp
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Nice day out
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 14th May 2022
      Overall we enjoyed the day although I think it's a bit expensive. We saw most of the animals although there seemed to a lot of empty enclosures. A video link to the snow leopards would be good. I... Read full review
    • kimbU6475RN
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Disappointment
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 19th May 2022
      Really disappointed. I used to love marwell. Really run down feeling. Empty enclosures. What animals we had the pleasure to see even looked sad. Hardly any refreshment points open. Felt a waste of... Read full review
    • D8217GIhelenp
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Disappointing Day Out
      2 of 5 stars
      Friday, 20th May 2022
      Have not visited Marwell since late 1980's but hoping for a great day out with 2yr old grandson. Sadly, we were extremely disappointed, the park seemed run down & neglected. A lot of the animal... Read full review

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