Group bookings (12+ guests)

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Book as a group of 12 or more and enjoy fantastic discounts, great facilities and the perfect day out for groups in Hampshire.

Great NEW group benefits:

  • FREE guidebook per group on arrival
  • FREE park trail per group on arrival
  • 10% discount voucher for group organiser only to use in the gift shop
  • 10% discount voucher for group organiser only to use on food & drink

As well as the existing benefits:

  • Discounted admission
  • 1 FREE adult admitted per every 12 paying guests
  • FREE all day coach parking within metres of the entrance
  • FREE entry for coach drivers
  • FREE advance visit for group organisers to help plan your day (please call in advance)

Group facilities

  • Large gift shop for souvenirs of your visit
  • Disabled toilets and baby changing throughout the zoo*
  • Picnic tables, benches and shelters in beautiful settings
  • FREE admission for children under three
  • FREE road train available all year round (subject to availability)
  • Wide selection of food and drink outlets
  • Wheelchair hire available (subject to availability, please call 01962 777407 in advance)*
  • Animal talks and events throughout the year
  • * Download our Access Statement for more information (we were the UK's first zoo and are the only attraction in Hampshire to have a Changing Places toilet facility)


For all the information in one convenient place please download our groups leaflet.

Booking a

  1. Get our Booking Form
  2. Fill it in :-)
  3. Email it to Marwell Groups


Call us on 01962 777965,
(Mon to Fri from 10am-4pm).

The whole day was fantastic from start to finish

Having visited as a child, I felt that the Zoo has something to offer all ages and personalities and was proved right during our visit. We all had a fantastic time and really can’t thank you and the team enough for making it so enjoyable.NHS Stop Smoking Service, 31st March 2015

Group Day Ticket Prices (12 or more guests)

An opening times calendar can be viewed here.

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Group Day Ticket Prices
Group Day Ticket Prices
Type of TicketUntil 24 March & from 31 October 201625 Mar 2016 – 30 Oct 2016
Adults £12.50 £15.50
Children (3-16 years) £10.00 £12.50
Senior Citizen/Student £10.50 £14.00
One carer is admitted free for each disabled guest with proof of disability.

School groups

If you’re looking for school group bookings then head to our education pages for more information.

Scouts or Guides

Top tip - If you’re bringing a Scouts or Guides group then check out our Discovery Boxes - giant treasure chests filled with interactive activity ideas to help you find out more about some of the animals at our zoo.

How to book

Please download and complete your Group Booking form then email it to who will then contact you to reserve your booking and arrange payment. Alternatively, you can post it to us at: Group Bookings, Marwell Zoo, Thompsons Lane, Colden Common, Hampshire, SO21 1JH.

Corporate Tickets

Acting as an agent on behalf of your staff will ensure that they receive up to 26% off our standard admission prices. As part of this scheme, our day tickets are just £14.00 per adult and £10.00 per child. Valid for 12 months from the day you purchase, employees can take advantage of the flexibility throughout the year. You will also have the opportunity to attend our free familiarisation visit held at the start of the year. A minimum of 20 tickets must be purchased and paid for in advance by bank transfer, credit or debit card. Please contact us on 01962 777965 or email for further information.

Terms and Conditions of Group Visits

    • The group rate is only available for pre-booked and pre-paid guests, we’re sorry that we are unable to offer group rates at the gate if you turn up on the day without booking and paying in advance.
    • Discounted entry for groups of 12 or more paying at group rate (excludes free carers and children age 2 and under)
    • Upon arrival, you must enter admissions altogether as a group and not in separate parties.
    • Free entry for one essential carer with registered disabled visitors. Please indicate on the booking form the total number of carers within the group. 
    • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
    • We operate a no refund policy for pre-paid groups who arrive with fewer visitors than they have paid for.
    • Pre-booked and pre-paid groups can pay at admissions for any additional guests at group rate which were not covered in the initial pre-payment.
    • Date of visit and expected time of arrival must be advised when booking.
    • A contact name and mobile number for the day of visit must be provided (for emergency purposes only).
    • Credit/Debit card payments to be made by phone in advance,please allow at least 3 working days before the date of visit.
    • Pre-paid groups use the fast-track gate when in operation (may be closed at off-peak times).
    • Park rules apply for all group visits; these must be read and adhered to.
    • Marwell Wildlife reserves the right to make any changes to Terms and Conditions.

Where next?

If you’d like further information then please call us on 01962 777965 (Mon to Fri from 10am-4pm).

Download group booking form