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  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Beautiful South Awards Silver
  • Approved Family Friendly Gold
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Zoo

VISITENGLAND VAQAS, BEAUTIFUL SOUTH SILVER (AWARDS FOR LARGE ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR AND TOURISM EVENT OF THE YEAR – RISE OF THE DINOSAURS)., APPROVED FAMILY FRIENDLY GOLD

Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo

Bagai

Details

A visit to Marwell Zoo is a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world – and play a big part in helping to save them. From ring-tailed coatis to stunning snow leopards, majestic giraffes to bat-eared foxes – their 140-acre park is home to an incredible range of exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details

Opening Details
Open everyday except Christmas and Boxing day from 10am. Closes at 4, 5 or 6pm. Please check their website for correct closing time as this changes throughout the year.

Prices

Prices
Please check their website as prices change throughout the year but as a guide are up to:

Standard Days:
Adult £19 (with voluntary donation)
Child £15 (with voluntary donation)
Student/Senior £16.50 (with voluntary donation)
Family £63 (with voluntary donation)

Off Peak Days;
Adult £15 (with voluntary donation)
Child £11.50 (with voluntary donation)
Student/Senior £12.50 (with voluntary donation)
Family £49 (with voluntary donation)

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 1 Aug - Sun 1 Oct The Great Brick Safari

Address

Colden Common,
Winchester,
SO21 1JH

Location

Directions

See location of Marwell Zoo on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SU 504215  Lat: 50.99070 Long: -1.28326

FREE PARKING

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.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

General

  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • not allowed in some animal houses and walkthroughs

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFee payable
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • The park is naturally hilly with some areas steeper than others. Alternative routes are available.