Marwell Zoo
  • Colden Common

    SO21 1JH
Marwell Zoo - the Zoo for Southampton visitors.

Marwell Zoo -

The Zoo for Southampton Visitors.

Marwell Zoo is Southampton's nearest zoo showing some of the most beautiful and interesting animals in the world including rare and exotic animals , lions and tigers too.

Set in a hundred acres of delightful Hampshire countryside, Marwell is a relaxing and fascinating Zoo at the heart of wildlife conservation to the North of Southampton.

Beautiful Marwell has 200 animal species including

  • Tigers
  • Snow leopards
  • Rhino
  • Meerkats
  • Antelope
  • Hippo
  • Giraffes
  • Okapi 
  • Zebra

 Don’t miss exotic and rare animals in -

  • The World of Lemurs
  •  Encounter Village
  • Tropical World
  • Into Africa
  • Penguin World
  • Desert Carnivores 
  • Aridlands.

There is also an exciting leopard enclosure with raised walkway.

Marwell is dedicated to saving endangered species and every visit helps conservation work.

With road and (seasonal) rail trains, holiday activities, restaurant, gift shops and adventure playgrounds Marwell provides fun and interest for all ages.

Group and disabled rates, wheelchairs and scooters available.

Open:  Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (4 p.m. in winter. Closed only on Christmas Day)
Family ticket available.  Under threes are free.
Travel information:   Free car park.
Easy access from M3 and M27(Southampton).

For more information -

contact Marwell Zoo on 01962 777407

and please mention The Best of Southampton

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