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Marwell Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great zoo and lots to see

Went on a sunny Tuesday and it was pretty quiet which was good. The prices are lower in the winter... read more

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hollyreadingberks
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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A nice day out

We went to Marwell on the back of a recommendation from a family friend, we had never heard of this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AndyM1987uk
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Our 140-acre park is home to an incredible range of exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Just by visiting Marwell Zoo (owned and operated by conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife) you'll be making a big contribution...more
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Thompsons Lane | South Downs National Park, Winchester SO21 1JH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was shocked to go back to marwell Zoo after a few years to find out how much it had gone down hill. Does a great job of advertising all the animals but in reality it's not like that so many animals are on there own...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a sunny Tuesday and it was pretty quiet which was good. The prices are lower in the winter and you have the option to gift aid your entrance fee which we were asked if we wanted to do. The park is very spacious...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely family day out at Marwell for our granddaughters first birthday. We saw lots of the animals and we had a nice lunch there. On the way out we went into the gift shop for a cuppa in the little cafe there....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m not sure what we were expecting as we had never heard of the zoo before and don’t live in the area. However it exceeded all expectations! It was a lovely sunny day and as we went on a weekday very quiet. I think the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Marwell on the back of a recommendation from a family friend, we had never heard of this zoo before and decided to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised! Ample parking and a fast no nonsense ticket office meant we didn’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AndyM1987uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Daughters first day at the Zoo. It was the wrong time of year to come here but we still enjoyed the Zoo. I love the new Monkey enclosure. Can't wait to see the new tropical building as Well next time as it was not built...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TandyandAndi
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review TandyandAndi. We are so pleased to hear you and your daughter had a lovely visit and that you enjoyed the then-new Lemur Loop walkthrough! This amazing exhibit was designed to immerse guests into the natural habitats of our three species of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Marwell for the day for my birthday. We were unsure how good it would be in January, but it really was a great day out. I'm particular we really enjoyed the new tropical house and got to see a sloth!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jessica L
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your 5 star review Jessica L! We are so pleased that you had a lovely day celebrating your birthday at Marwell. Our sloth, Rica, loves the warmth of our Tropical House and we’re glad you enjoyed it too – it really does feel...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a 14 year old who enjoyed the day, particularly the Snow Leopards. A lot of animals were inside but you can view some from there so not too many missed. We also went back to catch others. Had lunch in the restaurant which has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dee S
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Dee S! We are thrilled to hear you both enjoyed your visit – our snow leopards are definitely some of our star residents at Marwell! We encourage guests to imagine Marwell Zoo as a walking safari and advise taking a stroll...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019

A very big area which could accommodate more types of animals,the giraffe feeding and explanation was perfect, and also feeding penguin time, the glass house where awesome the people who work are very dedicated and one has to take inconsideration the expense to maintain such...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joseph B
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Joseph B, thanks for leaving us your review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed both our giraffe and penguin talks and feeds during your visit. Our keepers are incredibly knowledgeable and care deeply for the wellbeing of our animals. Enclosures are...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

We just moved to the area and it was our first visit to the zoo in Dec 2018. When we first walked in I didn't have the best first impression (but I ended up liking the zoo, just go through my story). You see lots...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thanks for leaving us your review MoniqueG1561! We are thrilled to hear that you decided to purchase family membership! As Marwell is an action oriented conservation charity your contribution helps to support our work abroad as well as helping care for our resident animals. The...More

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bluesuzie1
4 November 2018|
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Response from seahorse2017 | Reviewed this property |
Marvellous Marwell is open every day from 10 am except Christmas and Boxing Days.
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trescomania
16 September 2018|
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Response from john g | Reviewed this property |
No Reindeer at Marwell zoo check zoo website and there is a list. would post link but not allowed to by this site.
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19 July 2018|
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Response from moondragon69 | Reviewed this property |
yes it’s a large free car park make a note of what area your car is in as it’s large
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