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Address: Marwell Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH, England
Phone Number: +44 1962 777407
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Our 140-acre park is home to an incredible range of exotic and endangered...

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 to our projects to conserve species and habitats, both here in Hampshire and around the world. Our biggest ever exhibit is now open - Wild Explorers an immersive new home for our rhinos, scimitar horned oryx and Grevy's zebras. These are all species we have special responsibility for in the wild. Our £15-£19 adult entry fee varies across the year and includes a voluntary donation of around 10%. Please check our website for full ticket prices.

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A lovely experience

We took our 18 month old toddler to Marwell to visit Father Christmas for the first time. It was a lovely experience and we all really enjoyed it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our 18 month old toddler to Marwell to visit Father Christmas for the first time. It was a lovely experience and we all really enjoyed it.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it when Roberto and Thomas were there, since then been back twice and it's just not the same, however still an amazing place to go if you have young ones.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our second trip to Marwell to see Father Christmas and it was just as magical this year as it was previously. My daughters, who are 4 and 8 were both entranced by the magical experience, which started from the moment we boarded the Elf Express. Maxwell hall looked lovely and festive and we received a warm welcome from... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family travelled from Bristol, Brecon & London for our annual visit to Marwell's Winter Wonderland & were not disappointed. The whole day was magical for the children; the friendly elves at the house, Mrs Claus' brilliant story, (with bells jingled by 'my daddy') & decorating the cone was fun before going to see Father Christmas. Four excited children were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a fan of zoos, so is my wife and obviously my little one loves zoos too. It's just enough to see and do for little ones ( age 2-4) without them getting too tired or bored, and there is a great selection of animals there too which I have never seen before, like snow leopards, bloody amazing animals.... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After our stupid Sat nav taking us country single track roads we finally arrived. The Zoo is well spaced out with good viewing platforms, we were lucky enough so see all the main animals and had a great day walking around, its also nice not to have to go through the shop on exit, leaving the choice up to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my parents who have been anti-zoo for the past 11 years. Safe to say they loved it! They were amazed by the variety of animals, the care of the animals, and learnt a lot about how zoos have changed in the last decade. Now they plan of bringing the rest of the family down to Marwell for a... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marwell is an amazing place to visit!- love all the animals and facilities cater for all! My only negative is that although Marwell is classed as being in Winchester no public transport from Winchester will get you there- so unless you have a car you have to make a trip to Eastleigh to get the bus to Marwell! Bit ridiculous... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with grandmother and little one 11 months old and we all thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The animals had clean large enclosures which was great. You can also get really close to the animals, for example the giraffe house was so impressive. Literally a metre away from the impressive giraffes. The animals didn't show signs of repetitive behaviour which... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our little girl to Christmas at Marwell yesterday. It was brilliant. The staff were lovely and it was all magical and well thought out. My only slight moan was it was at the same time as a large group of Beavers who were a bit excitable and that was a bit too much for my 3 yr old... More 

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