Session Prices & Booking Information

From self-guided park visits, to workshops and half-day conferences Marwell offers a huge range of options for your group.

Ticket Prices

The following education rates apply to those in formal education, during Hampshire LEA term times, Monday to Friday.

Groups who are eligible for education rates: Schools, colleges, pre-schools and nurseries.

Please Note:

  • School term dates differ from zoo seasonal dates.
  • If you wish to visit during a Hampshire school holiday or at the weekend, you will need to book through group bookings.
  • Children under 3 will not be charged.


Student Entry
Term Price
Per student

Autumn Term 

4 September 2019 - 25 October  2019                                    4 November 2019 - 20 December 2019


Spring Term

6 January 2020 - 14 February 2020 
24 February 2020 - 3 April 2020


Summer Term
20 April 2020 - 22 May 2020 
1 June 2020 - 22 July 2020

Educational Workshops
Workshop Price
40 minute workshops

£25 per group
(minimum 10 students, maximum 30)

70 minute working scientifically workshop
Spring and Autumn terms only
£45 per group
(minimum 10 students, maximum 30)
Post 14 Conferences
Type Price
Post 14 Conferences £12.55 per student
including zoo entry

Staff and Helpers for Education Visits

  • One free staff member with every three students
  • Additional adults: These are charged at the same entry rate as the pupils
  • Free carers/helpers for all students with special educational needs
  • Eligible for schools, colleges, pre-schools and nurseries

Payment Details

Please note that we are unable to:

  • take payment by personal cheque
  • take payment for visits over the phone in advance
  • offer refunds for pre-written cheques

Paying on the day

You are welcome to bring cash, card or school cheque on the day of your visit to make payment on arrival. Please make school cheques payable to Marwell Wildlife.


We are happy to send you an invoice after your visit for the price of the trip.  The admin fee for this service is £5 + VAT.

If your school uses purchase order numbers, then we require this at the time of booking.

Hampshire vendor number: 000 111 42 93

Booking a Home Educator Self-Guided Park Visit

We offer home educator rates for self-guided park visits. Pricing and terms and conditions can be found on the booking page.

Bookings must be created and paid for online; we can no longer process non-booked home educator tickets at the gate or take bookings over the phone. If you arrive without a booking, you will need to pay standard entry rates.

Book a home educator self-guided park visit

Booking a University Lecture or Self-guided Park Visit

We offer self-guided park visits and lectures to university groups. Please note: These are priced separately to our education bookings shown above.

For more information visit our Research and Higher Education page


To give the maximum amount of groups access to our workshops we keep prices low and plan ahead. Should you wish to cancel or move a workshop please help us by doing so as soon as possible but at least 4 weeks prior to your visit date. Please note you may be charged for any cancellations or date changes made within the 4 week period.

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Alton College, KS5 group

Animal Behaviour Conference: The staff were great and made the session very interactive for the students. This is one of the reasons why we come back every year. Many thanks.Bianca Junge, 7th June 2019