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Glow Marwell at Marwell Wildlife

Thompsons Lane, Colden Common Winchester, SO21 1JH

29th November - 30th December

Make memories to last a lifetime as Glow Marwell’s magical light experience returns this winter brighter than ever before!

Join Marwell Zoo once again as they invite you to explore Marwell in a whole new light.

Follow the enchanted nature light trail through a magical world of breathtaking new displays and interactive experiences that will fill you with wonder.

Awaken your senses
Experience the natural wonders of fire, earth, air and water at our one-of-a-kind winter lights experience. Dive under the sea with jellyfish in a new ocean display, drift amongst neon clouds in our new Sky Zone, stroll in the snow beside our glowing ancient woodland and tuck into toasted marshmallows at our popular firepits.*

Glow on a magical adventure
New for 2024, become part of the spectacle of Glow Marwell!* Discover the magic of vibrant UV face paint designs which come to life under special lights around the trail. Promotional face paint images are for illustration only, designs may vary and are subject to availability.

Plus, Glow Marwell favourites such as the enchanted tree, amazing light tunnel, playful moon chairs, and interactive light-up stepping stones, are back and brighter than ever!

Visit Father Christmas
Father Christmas and his elves will be spreading festive cheer in our majestic Grade 1 listed Marwell Hall available for families to pre-book on selected dates.*
All guests visiting Father Christmas must also have purchased Glow Marwell tickets.

Quiet Glow
Marwell is also proud to be hosting two Quiet Glow Marwell dates during the event on Monday 2 December and Monday 9 December. These dates are for guests who would like to enjoy a calmer and more relaxed experience.

Your ticket to Glow Marwell includes free access to the zoo from 1pm until 4pm so you can explore Marwell’s beautiful 140-acre park and amazing animals, then watch as the zoo transforms into a twinkling wonderland. *Additional charge applies, subject to availability.

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Opening Times

13.00 - 20.00

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Car Parking

Picnic Site

Baby Changing

Disabled Access


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