Marwell is in the heart of the beautiful Hampshire countryside, just eight miles from Winchester, five from Eastleigh and twelve from Southampton. The park is within easy reach of two main motorways and rail stations.
Thompsons Lane, Colden Common, Winchester
Check with the bus operators before you leave - please note we are not responsible for the services or information they provide.
Velvet M service
From Friday 29 March until Sunday 1 September 2013
Bus departs from Eastleigh railway station for Marwell Wildlife at:
10.25am, 11.25am, 12.25pm & 1.25pm
and will pick up at Fair Oak along the way.
Bus departs from Marwell Wildlife for Eastleigh railway station at:
2.45pm, 3.45pm, 4.45pm & 5.45pm
Full route map and timetable is now available.
The fare will be £2.50 single, £3.50 return for adults and £1.50 single, £2.50 return for children. There will also be a £10.00 group ticket which will allow up to five people to travel together from anywhere on the Velvet network. Fare paying passengers will enjoy a 10% discount on admission to the park when they show their valid ticket at the entrance. Free concessionary passes are valid on the bus, but don’t give a discount on park admission.
Tel: 023 8061 2288 - www.velvetbus.co.uk
BRIJAN TOURS No 8 bus
Monday to Saturday to Fishers Pond:
Brijan Tours No 8 bus leaves Eastleigh bus station at 14 minutes past the hour and arrives at Fishers Pond at ½ past the hour. (We are 20 minutes walk - and the road is unpaved so please be careful)
Return journey: Leaves Fishers Pond at 15.49 & 16.49 and arrives at Eastleigh bus station 16.13 and 17.13.
The above are direct services, others times are available but this would include 1 or more changes on the journey.
No Sunday Service.
The nearest train stations are Southampton Airport Parkway (7 miles), Eastleigh (5 miles) and Winchester (8 miles).
Local rail information can be found at www.threeriversrail.com
- From M3: Junction 11 northbound and junction 11 southbound.
- From M27: Junction 10 westbound and junction 5* eastbound.
Marwell is situated just off the B2177 (between Colden Common and Bishops Waltham).
Marwell is well signposted please follow the large brown tourist signs.
Plan your route to Marwell with Google Maps.
Eastleigh co-operative taxis are our preferred supplier and offer a 15% discount for passengers travelling to Marwell. They offer 4-8 seater vehicles as well as wheelchair accessible vehicles and can be reached on 02380 642321
Southampton Airport 7 miles from the park. Bournemouth Airport 36 miles. London Heathrow 61 miles. London Gatwick 65 miles.
For short breaks to Marwell see our Accommodation page.