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Marwell Zoo

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Such an interesting small zoo

We spent an excellent day at the zoo. Two of our party were very interested in animal photography... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Excellent day out

The Zoo is for able and less able people with access for all. It is well set out need a map to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Portsmouth, 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
+44 1962 777407
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent an excellent day at the zoo. Two of our party were very interested in animal photography and it offered very good opportunities. We saw the meerkats and penguins being fed and were able to get excellent views if the tigers and both leopards...More

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our trip today was amazing! We got really close to the tigers, giraffes, sloth and rhinos. The tropical house was really interesting and value for money is well worth the visit. Can not believe the 1 star reviews?!

Thank Libby26P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited marwell with a three year old and a one year old and we all had a fantastic day. Easy to park the car in the large car park. Pram accessible zoo and logical flow to the zoo so had no trouble finding all...More

Thank Sabina H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The zoo guide was helpful and there was a logical way to get round to see everything. Most of the animals had decent places to live, but felt quite sorry for the big cats and the hippos to be be honest. Also, I felt that...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Zoo is for able and less able people with access for all. It is well set out need a map to fully embrace the experience. There are plenty of seats. If you take a picnic there is indoor seating as well. If not you...More

Thank 123linny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Marwell, have been visiting for almost 30 years, went this week and must say was a little disappointed, just seemed to be less animals? Adored the bats, theyve gone, no porcupines or the fox with the big ears, couln't even see the rabbits or...More

Thank Clairygal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with the idea of buying an annual ticket but decided to make our mind up once we had visited as you can renew after your visit within two weeks to an annual pass which deducts your initial payment. We did the zoo in...More

Thank Maz S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best zoos I have been to. It’s clear the animals are well cared for and given the best zoo environment possible for their wellbeing. We go every year for our daughters birthday and it never disappoints

Thank cardashians
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to Marwell was one of the best times I've had. The weather was amazing, and the experience I had looking around was wonderful. The animals here were great and they were well looked after. I cannot wait to revisit

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet another great visit to Marwell, with opportunity to see plenty of animals, birds and insects. The new tropical house is fantastic and worth a visit just for that. Took me back to my visit to Costa Rica 🇨🇷

Thank Sheila C
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September 16, 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.
John T
July 19, 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
March 18, 2018|
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Response from ClareG18 | Reviewed this property |
You can just arrive and pay at the gate, and there are kids play parks inside as well.