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Marwell Zoo, Winchester
(3.8/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web)
Marwell Zoo offers you the opportunity to see wildlife up close and help save endangered species at the same time. In the 57 hectares (140 acres) of exhibits, view over 1,200 animals across 235 different species. Snow leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, gazelles, crocodiles, lemurs, and many more make their homes in enclosures that recreate their natural habitats. Follow one of the woodland trails to see small, local animals in the wild, and sit in on an expert talk about one of the zoo's species. The proceeds from your visit--including admission tickets that you can purchase online--support the zoo's conservation efforts in the UK and abroad. Put Marwell Zoo at the forefront of your travel plans using our Winchester vacation generator.
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  • We were staying close to the zoo and the staff recommended paying it a visit. Quite expensive we thought at first but that changed once we were in. Really quite busy even though quite cold, the set up...  more »
  • We took our grandchildren aged 8 and 12 and we all thoroughly enjoyed our day. It was half term and very busy. Best to book on-line and avoid the queues to enter the park. The star attraction were the...  more »
  • We visited in early November whilst holidaying in the New Forest. We were very impressed with both the range of animals and the number of many - for example, there were numerous giraffes and zebras. T...  more »
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  • This is a wonderful zoo which enables you to experience some of the great species of the world in relatively natural surroundings. A great deal to cram into one day but there is something for all the family and the talks by the keepers are interesting and informative. A good restaurant and cafe provide opportunities for you to rest your legs. Some great photographic opportunities.
  • I really enjoyed my day out to Marwell Zoo, this zoo has a mixed feel of a well organised zoo and a national trust property. The only issue I had was the toilets are not in the same place as the Cafe. If you are selling teas and coffee you should provide a toilet that is close. Very good zoo and a good few cafes/Picnic areas and good animals
  • I love Marwell Zoo! It's such a great experience to just go and walk around, see lots of different animals! Anyone else enjoy it? Also it's not too expensive 😉😉😉
  • Allow at least 2 hours minimum but seeing everything at a reasonable pace will take more than 4 hours. Easy to spend a full day. Restaurant is reasonable with basic meals. Easy access everywhere. Staff helpful and informative.
  • This is the 4th Zoo I have visited this year and is a delight! The range of animals is good. The enclosures are well maintained. Really well planned and set-out. I really enjoyed this day out. It would be more amazing for children/family days out. I would like to come back in 2018 when the new tropical enclosure has been built. I think that will be a huge asset. The park took us about 3 hours to complete at a slow'ish pace. We stopped for a hot chocolate too. I recommend this Zoo to anyone who loves animals.