Marwell Zoo Opening Times and Dates

Panda at Marwell Zoo
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Celebrating their 50th year in 2022, Marwell Zoo is one of Hampshire’s most popular attractions. With the park recommending a minimum of 4-5 hours per visit, it’s vital to ensure you view Marwell Zoo opening and closing times before your visit. All tickets must be pre-booked, so before you make any booking, we’ve compiled below everything you need to know.

Opening times are correct as of September 2022. We recommend you check the official website for the most up-to-date times and to book tickets directly.

For more information, view our page on Marwell Zoo tickets.

Opening dates for Marwell Zoo

Curious when Marwell Zoo is open in 2022, 2023, 2024 or beyond? Well, the good news is that the Zoo is open all year round, with the exception of Christmas Day and Boxing Day. So, whether it’s a bank holiday, a weekend, or you are looking for something fun to do during the week Marwell Zoo is a great choice of attraction.

Experiences change throughout the year, so you’re sure to have a unique visit no matter the season.

Marwell Zoo opening times
A new Grevy’s Zebra foal joins mum for his first trip outside at Marwell Zoo.

Marwell Zoo opening times

Once you’ve decided on your preferred date, you now need to decide when you’ll arrive. The Zoo opens at 10am every day (apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day). If you want to arrive later in the day last entry is 90 minutes before closing, although we recommend leaving much more time than this for your visit.

Closing times vary throughout the year but for the remainder of 2022, for any day Monday to Sunday they are:

1st Sep 2022 – 31st Oct 2022 – 5pm

1st Nov 2022 – 31st Dec 2022 – 4pm

For dates outside of this, or to check any specific dates, we recommend you consult the official website.

Does Marwell Zoo have late opening?

During select special events Marwell Zoo is open later than the standard closing times. For example, during the Glow light experience the park closes to regular guests at 4pm and re-opens to Glow ticket holders from 5pm. You can then visit the Glow experience until 9pm.

Learn more about Marwell Zoo

There’s tons more to learn about Marwell Zoo, including the many animals and experiences. Our guide on days out at Marwell Zoo is filled with details on the animals, as well as opening times, food & drink and more.


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