The Rainforest comes to life at Marwell Zoo

Discover colourful and charismatic species when Marwell Zoo open their biggest ever exhibit this Easter – a new Tropical House. Spend time with playful primates at Lemur Loop – now open. Plus, don’t miss out on booking an exciting hands-on workshop!

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    Marwell Zoo’s biggest ever exhibit, a new Tropical House will be opening Easter 2018. This marks the second phase of a £17m investment programme for the zoo over the next 8-10 years, creating improved habitats for animals and more immersive experiences for guests. The £8m exhibit will span two levels offering fantastic vantage points across a lush, tropical canopy and the opportunity to experience the captivating life of the forest floor. Guests will be free to share the habitat and enjoy uninterrupted, close-up views of new, colourful and charismatic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and insects. Powered by Marwell’s animal waste, the new exhibit will significantly reduce their carbon footprint.

    Perfect if you’re studying rainforests, the free-flying tropical birds and butterflies will really bring your topic alive!

    What’s more, spend time with Marwell’s playful primates at ‘Lemur Loop’, a new walkthrough exhibit – now open. Explore the environment of different types of lemur whilst learning about the evolution of the species. With a beautiful landscaped setting, both indoors and out, the new lemur exhibit promises a truly immersive experience.

    Marwell Zoo is the perfect setting to inspire care of the natural world amongst your pupils. Our workshops offer a hands-on and immersive learning environment where children can find out about a range of different animals, habitats and conservation. There are a range of curriculum linked workshops on offer that cover various science and geography topics, throughout all key stages. Remember – spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

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    Thompsons Lane, Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JH

  • Facilities
    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • On Site Parking
    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled Toilets
    Attraction: Facilities
    • Baby Changing Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe
    • Shop
    • Picnic Site
    • Toilets
    • Cater for Educational Groups
    • Pre visit Available
    • Risk Assessment Available


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