Halloween Festival at Marwell Wildlife



HalloweenHave a hauntingly good time this Halloween with our packed programme of things to do. 

  • Be enthralled by spooky storytelling with our resident witch
  • Take a mysterious tour with the mysteries of Marwell talk
  • Have bundles of fun on our scarecrow photo opportunity
  • Bring in your pumpkin or buy one for carving in our craft tent.

This fun-filled half term Marwell has it all – it’s so much more than just a walk in the park!

Animal Enrichment

Meerkat in a pumpkinWatch as the animals are given pumpkins filled with their daily foods and learn how they use their natural instincts to explore and find it.

Book tickets online now and save time!

Halloween Timetable - activities
Date Duration time Event Location
25 October – 2 November 


12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm

Storytelling with our grisly witch!

(Lasts Approx 20 mins)

South Road Picnic Hut



Giraffe Tall Tales

Please see black boards for daily location - at giraffe house

  12.00pm Magnificent Meerkats Enclosure near Café Graze


Mysteries of Marwell

Front of Marwell Hall



Curious Coatis

Coatis Enclosure



Pumpkin enrichments and animal feeding sessions

Various see below programme



Spotlight on Penguins

Penguin Cove

25– 31 October

11am – 4pm

Pumpkin Carving

South Road Picnic Hut

Watch our animals enjoying their Pumpkin enrichment!

Pumpkin enrichment feeding timetable


25 Oct

26 Oct

27 Oct

28 Oct

29 Oct

30 Oct

31 Oct

1 Nov

2 Nov


Amur Tiger



Colobus monkeys

Walkthrough Aviary & Marabou stork




Congo buffalo

Also on Friday 31 October:

Dracula and witchVisit wearing your best Halloween fancy dress and you could win a family day ticket to come back any time in the next 12 months!

Gather at the pumpkin carving area and you will be judged by Dracula and our spooky witch no less!

Judges decision is final. Family day ticket is for 2 adults & 2 children. No alternative proze is available.

Christmas at Marwell ...be enchanted

Tiger in the snowBook tickets for Christmas at Marwell and let us take you on a magical journey through Marwell Hall to meet Santa, Mrs Claus and their attentive elves.

Running on various dates from 22 November - 24 December tickets need to be bought in advance.

...hurry, tickets are selling twice as fast as last year and places are limited! Book online now.



Download your FREE Halloween kit!

Halloween girl

Halloween Activity pack - twit twoo!

Pumpkin carving templates

Spooky pumpkin carving template - careful!

Grow your own pumpkin - factsheet

Make your own pumpkin fritters - factsheet

Send a spooky eCard!

Christmas at Marwell

Tickets selling fast - book online today to avoid disappointment

Christmas at Marwell


Great gifts!

Book an animal experience, or give the gift of annual membership this Christmas.

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