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Marwell Wildlife

Thompsons Lane Colden Common Winchester SO21 1JH 01962 777 407

We say

This highly regarded educational zoo houses more than 250 exotic and endangered species in a variety of spacious enclosures. It’s divided geographically or by habitat – make sure you visit the Roof of the World, which mimics the Himalayan habitat of snow leopards, and Life in the Trees, where you can watch a family of siamang gibbons from a viewing platform across a moat. Its a pleasant zoo that avoids many of the bells, whistles and lively leisure facilities of most in favour of offering a more natural environment foucusing on conservation and education.

You say Average Rating ★★★★★

Mar - well - vellous ★★★★★

Marwell is a lovely zoo and is just about the right size to see everything in a day. The animals are all housed in very well designed enclosures and the layout is easy to navigate. Children are entertained by the animals, of course, but also by the little train that chugs up and down a track taking you up and down via a gerat close-up view of the rhinoceros. For tired legs, there is also the land train where you can jump on board carriages pulled behind a tractor. Ample parking and cafe facilities are convenient, and there are also plenty of places to eat a picnic on the grass.

Marwell Wildlife reviewed by on September 7th, 2012

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Adult: £14.00 - £19.00, Child £11.00 - £15.00


  • Children's Play Area


Daily 10am–5pm, until 4pm off-peak days, until 6pm peak days

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