Marwell Zoo

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Is Marwell Zoo Open?

Covid-19 Update:

Marwell are delighted to have been awarded the “We’re Good to go” mark by Visit England. This mark has been given to businesses that have adapted their day-to-day operations in line with government guidance. For the most up to date information about tickets, safety measures and available services please visit the Marwell website.

 

About This Attraction

Marwell zoo is home to hundreds of exotic and endangered animals all within a beautiful, landscaped 140-acre park. Take a stroll around the outdoor attraction with friends and family and enjoy the fresh air while spotting their animal stars which include – Rothchild’s giraffes, white rhinos, Amur tigers, Humboldt penguins, red pandas, snow leopards and all three species of zebra (to name a few)! What could be a nicer way to get your daily steps in?

The zoo is owned and operated by global conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife. By visiting you’ll be making a contribution their incredible projects to conserve species and habitats, both in Hampshire and around the world. By choosing to donate and Gift Aid your tickets when purchasing, you’ll be supporting the zoo even further!

Plus, get up close to the wallabies while you wander through the new wallaby walkthrough experience. With an idyllic dwell area, brand new water feature and natural seating, it’s the ideal spot to unwind and listen to the natural sounds of the park.

Go wild in their many adventure playgrounds! Their new bespoke okapi playground was designed to be inclusive and provides accessible equipment, so all children can safely play!

Explore Marwell’s charming formal garden which includes a representation of three garden styles of the 16th and 17th centuries, located behind the historic Marwell Hall. Take a break on the picturesque lawn, perfect for a picnic in the sun.

There are multiple catering outlets across the zoo open for meals, light bites and snacks – all freshly prepared with locally sourced ingredients! How many people can say they’ve had lunch next to a rhino?

Pop into the gift shop for fun, ethically sourced gifts suitable for all ages! It’s a must-see final stop before you leave. With so many tempting ideas for gifts, you can even get them delivered straight to your door! Browse for the gift you want online and send them an email enquiry or give them a call!

Keep an eye out for new arrivals around the zoo throughout the year! Marwell Zoo is open daily from 10am, 363 days a year. Closing times and admissions prices vary. Please check the Marwell website for full ticket prices and other details.

Explore Marwell Zoo all year round (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day). The Zoo is open at 10am every day and last entry is 90 minutes before they close.

(Ticket prices displayed include an optional donation)

Adult: £23.00

Child: £19.00

Senior: £20.50

Student: £20.50

 

Memberships:

Annual Adult (17-59 years) – £64

Annual Child (3-16 years) – £44

Annual Infant (2 and under) – FREE

Annual Concession (60+ or Student with valid Student Card) – £54

Why should I visit?

    • 100s of animals – including giraffes, tigers & penguins.
    • 140 acre park, train and 5 adventure playgrounds.
    • Daily talks and animal feeds + cafés and gifts.

Facilities

Baby changing facilities
Cafe
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Free parking on site
Gift shop
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Where to find us

Address

Marwell Zoo
Colden Common
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1JH

Tel:

01962 777407

Email:

[email protected]

Website:

https://www.marwell.org.uk/zoo/

Find us online

By car

If you’re planning a motorway route, then head off the M3 at J11 or the M27 at J10 (westbound) or J5 (eastbound).

By train

The nearest train stations are Southampton Airport Parkway (7 miles), Eastleigh (5 miles) and Winchester (8 miles). Local rail information can be found at www.threeriversrail.com.

By bus

Travel by bus and you’ll be rewarded with a 10% discount on park entry when you show your ticket at admissions. Service M1 Eastleigh to Marwell Zoo will resume in 2019. Please see marwell.org.uk for details.

*WARNING The Zoo is about a 20 minute walk from the bus stop. The road is unpaved with a 50 mile an hour limit and busy with traffic so would not recommend this route.