If you are looking for things to do in Hampshire with kids then Marwell Zoo has to be near the top of that list. Based near Winchester, Marwell Zoo has everything that you need for a fun day out with the whole family, regardless of their age.
The great thing about Marwell Zoo is that there is so much there that you’ll want to return again and again, which you can if you win our competition below.
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How to find Marwell Zoo
You can find Marwell Zoo at Thompson’s Ln, Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH. It is 20 minutes from central Southampton by car and there is a Stagecoach 69 that takes you to the entrance. It only runs on Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday’s though and is subject to change so please check before you travel.
Marwell at a glance
Over 15+ animals to see including tropical and mammals
Six set of toilets throughout the park including one right at the entrance.
Four water bottle stops throughout the park
Eight outside picnic areas
Three adventure play grounds
What to do at Marwell Zoo
If you’ve never been to Marwell Zoo before then you are in for a real treat! Once through the entrance you’ll experience a forest like theme that takes you through to the penguins on the left.
They are home to a wide range of animals which include zebras, lions, giraffes, rhinos, tigers and many more amazing creatures that you can see up close.
The snow leopards and monkeys are our favourites. Make sure you walk through the lemur house, have fun on the fields on Marwell House and explore all the playgrounds that they have to offer.
Make sure you visit one of the three play grounds that are throughout the zoo. There is one by the Wild Explorers section, one by tigers and one by the Cold Blooded Corner.
Marwell Zoo really is a full day out for the whole family with plenty of places to sit and enjoy all the amazing animals that they have to offer.
We are giving away four season tickets, two adults and two children, to Marwell Zoo in Hampshire.
Having season tickets as a family means that you can not only visit Marwell Zoo for a whole year as many times as you, but you can also:
- Visit Bristol Zoo, Chester Zoo, Colchester Zoo, Edinburgh Zoo, Highland Wildlife Park Zoo, Paignton Zoo, Newquay Zoo, Twycross Zoo and Rotterdam Zoo for free once a year.
- You also get discounts in their shop and cafe.
- There’s no need to queue when you have a season ticket. You can use their fast track entry to go straight in!
- Kids get access to the zoos Wild Explorers Club which includes a badge, club meetings and a pack full of information about the many animals the zoo have and look after.
- Unlike normal guests, you can still enter up to one hour before the zoo shuts. Perfect for those after school visits.
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The giveaway is open until midnight on 31st August 2021, when the winner will be chosen.
The giveaway is open to UK residents only who must be 18 or over.
Winners will be contacted by email from [email protected].
The ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children (aged under 16), is valid for 12 months and cannot be exchanged.
How to enter
Entering our competition is easy. Fill in our form below and we will pick our winner after the 31st August 2021.
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Remember that we will contact you by email if you have won. We will be selecting a winner on 1st September 2021.