Marwell's Zebras

Marwell Zoo

Thompson's Lane
Colden Common
SO21 1JH

Tel: 01962 777407

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Open every day from 10am (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day). Last entry is 90 minutes before we close.

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

Stage 69 from Winchester to Marwell Zoo on Sundays and bank holidays only. Please check Marwell’s website for latest information.

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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Guide Prices

Adult: from £13.49
Child: from £10.79
Infant under 2 - FREE
Senior/Student: from £13.49

Ticket prices vary throughout the year and those above include an optional donation.
Please check Marwell website for full details.



  • 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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Lucy A
      Huge huge let down
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 16th February 2024
      Absolute letdown, next to no animals to be seen!! No monkeys apart from a few that were inside. I appreciate that the colder month may not suit most of the animals but nowhere do they state you won’t... Read full review
    • Wanderer619498
      Chandler’s Ford, United Kingdom
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      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th February 2024
      Overall I was quite disappointed. I found the place to be very playground heavy and animal ‘light’. The children enjoyed the playgrounds but many enclosures were empty. I do appreciate animals tend... Read full review
    • Max P
      Too cheap, great value
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th February 2024
      You should charge more, the value is great, and large variety of animals. Staff was approachable and helpful, particularly in the tropical house. Amazing day, thanks! Read full review

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