Plan your visit
Planning & Guest Guidance
We understand what you need to have a great, and safe, day out.
With so much to see and do it’s tricky to pack it all in. Here are a few tips to help you create the perfect family day out with the kids.
Explore our zoo all year round (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day). We’re open at 10am every day and last entry is 90 minutes before we close.
Travel & Directions
It’s easy to get to Marwell. Our postcode is SO21 1JH if you’re driving, or there are helpful bus and bike connections.
Food & Drink
We try to get as much of our food locally as possible, and many of our meals are prepared fresh at the zoo each day.
Packed with tempting treats to suit all ages and pockets it’s a must-see final stop before you leave.
Marwell Zoo frequently asked questions.
What's at Marwell Zoo
Enjoy seeing some of our superstar animals, explore our wide open spaces and play areas, or discover something new.
Daily talks and activities
Our daily talks and activities might be subject to change, so if you’re excited to see something in particular please ask at our friendly Information Cabin (just inside the entrance).
Today at Marwell
There’s always something new to do at the zoo. Take a look at our regular daily talks and any special events to help you plan your visit.
Marwell is a wonderful place to hold a special event. To make an enquiry please complete our enquiry form and one of the team will be in touch very soon.
Families and friends
Increasingly popular are our Family Fun Days, providing the perfect opportunity for companies to reward staff or families to enjoy time together by hosting a day at the zoo.
Guests with accessibility needs
We have a range of services and facilities to make Marwell Zoo as enjoyable and as accessible as possible for everyone.