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Marwell Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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another visit to marwell

it was a nice warm day marwell is like a big park so its like a slow walk in a big part very open... read more

Reviewed today
shannonshaq
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Lovely day out

Enjoyed the day out with a friend despite arriving early the animals didn't really make an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Our 140-acre park is home to an incredible range of exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Just by visiting Marwell Zoo (owned and operated by conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife) you'll be making a big contribution...more
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Thompsons Lane | South Downs National Park, Winchester SO21 1JH, England
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Reviewed today

it was a nice warm day marwell is like a big park so its like a slow walk in a big part very open its nice there is not really a lot for children to do there is a train ride and a land train...More

Thank shannonshaq
Reviewed 3 days ago

In summary - If you want a nice walk in the countryside and fancy perhaps seeing an animal or two then this is the place for you. But, if you value your time and money and have seen zoo animals before then I would advise...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an excellent day out at Marwell today. Despite the cold and it being off season, the animals were out in full force. Especially amazing we’re the tigers who were keen to show off swimming and jumping around. Such great value for money!More

1  Thank Sofa T
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your 5 star review Sofa T! We are delighted that you had such a great day out around the zoo and were able to see our tigers being so active. It's great to hear that you were pleased with our pricing....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the day out with a friend despite arriving early the animals didn't really make an appearance until after lunch time, they all must have had a disturbed nights sleep due to a storm in the night. The rain forest enclosure was great being surrounded...More

Thank jacquelinejones_1972
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments jacquelinejones_1972! We're glad you enjoyed your day out at Marwell and were able to visit our newest exhibition: Tropical House! We have a variety of species in the exhibit including mouse deer, pygmy marmosets, a crocodile monitor lizard, fish, frogs, a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent day out but with new tropical house an even better experience for the entire family.The shop is well stocked for the kids to spend your cash.More

Thank Jonathan B
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving us a review, Jonathon B! It's wonderful to hear you loved the Tropical House so much! Spanning two levels with fantastic vantage points, Tropical House allows guests to experience face-to-face encounters with a diversity of wildlife (including our wonderful sloth, Rica) and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for our anniversary and it was so much fun! There are so many beautiful animals and it’s a decent price too! We had a great time and we definitely intend to return!More

Thank Tara K
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your 5 star review Tara K! We're so glad that you enjoyed your day out at Marwell. We have hundreds of animals to see at Marwell Zoo across 140 acres of parkland, and it's great you were able to see lots of them!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The prices i felt were a little to high and to be told we are chsrging an extra 10% for charity was just one step to far.If i want to donate i will dont need thst sort of pressure.We had 3 people who are in...More

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MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving your comments, GORDONGCHAPMAN. We're sorry that you felt our prices were high on your visit to Marwell. Our prices are reviewed regularly to ensure that we stay in line with similar attractions of this type, as well as offer good value...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a rather damp day in early Oct 2018 and I can understand why some people have commented on vacant enclosures, but a closer look at the indoor accomodation for those enclosures showed that the animals were (like us) simply staying indoors rather...More

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MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, markH8236GX. We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Marwell and it's great that you were able to see our animals that were sheltering from the rain. We have hundreds of animals to see at Marwell Zoo across 140 acres...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 19 year old son and I visited to specifically see the Tropical house, we were not disappointed. Loved the sloth, marmosets, birds and butterflies.....fabulous addition. My favourite has always been the giraffes and that remains, beautiful. I can’t believe comments about empty enclosures when...More

Thank JuliaQ123
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your 5 star review JuliaQ123! We're absolutely thrilled to hear that your visit was inspired by our new Tropical House, and that you enjoyed it. Our resident Linne's two-toed sloth, Rica is most definitely a favourite of Tropical House among our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with a friend on a beautiful, bright Autumn day during half term; many families happily enjoying their visit; all animals in very good condition, relaxed and comfortable in their very good provision; new tropical house has fabulous, enormous plants and an intriguing sloth posing...More

Thank seahorse2017
MarwellManager, Manager at Marwell Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review seahorse2017! We're so pleased that you had such a lovely visit to the park - good weather can definitely enhance a day out! Our keepers care deeply for our animals and their welfare, and enclosures are sufficient in order to provide...More

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bluesuzie1
November 4, 2018|
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Response from kentishbelle2016 | Reviewed this property |
Look on their website, I'm sure it'll tell you opening times.
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trescomania
September 16, 2018|
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Response from john g | Reviewed this property |
No Reindeer at Marwell zoo check zoo website and there is a list. would post link but not allowed to by this site.
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R1595PCjohnt
July 19, 2018|
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Response from moondragon69 | Reviewed this property |
yes it’s a large free car park make a note of what area your car is in as it’s large
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