Marwell Zoo is open!
They’ll be strictly limiting numbers each day to ensure guests can keep a safe distance, so all guests will need to book online before they arrive. Please read their Guest Guidance for the latest information on changes around the zoo before booking or visiting.
Home to hundreds of endangered and exotic species in 140 acres of lovely parkland, there’s loads for the whole family to enjoy at Marwell Zoo. From Amur tigers to stunning birds, Marwell gives you the chance to get up close to some fascinating species!
Located in Winchester, the 140-acre park is home to a huge variety of exotic and endangered species where guests can learn about nature all while getting closer to the wonders of the natural world. Marwell Zoo is run by conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife.
Where is Marwell Zoo located?
On the outskirts of the South Downs National Park lies Marwell Zoo, it is in the centre of the charming Hampshire countryside, just eight miles from Winchester, five from Eastleigh and twelve from Southampton. The park is easily accessible from two main motorways and rail stations. Their postcode is SO21 1JH.
Details on what activities are available at Marwell Zoo?
Host to 140 acres of land, adventure playgrounds, hundreds of animals as well as daily talks and feeds, Marwell offers something for the whole family. Stop in one of Marwell's catering outlets for a snack, coffee, or lunch, and be sure to look out for seasonal events that are running too. Tropical House is Marwell's biggest ever exhibit. Admire the Linné's two-toed sloth, Rica, in the lush forest canopy and spot the group of pygmy marmosets exploring their own island above the impressive aquarium.
The brand-new immersive adventure, SUPERSIZED! is now at the zoo until 1 November 2020. The world exclusive event has been created with more than two million toy bricks and will include some of the deadliest and most deceptive creatures in the world, all blown up to enormous proportions.
Things to do in the local area?
The city of Winchester lies in the county of Hampshire, on the border of England's South Downs National Park. It's renowned for the medieval Winchester Cathedral, with its 17th-century Morley Library, the Winchester Bible and a Norman crypt.
Travel by bus and Marwell will reward you with a 20% discount on park entry when you show your ticket at admissions.