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Winter at Marwell

Category: Activities, Nature

Start Date: 09/12/2020 10:00

End Date: 21/02/2021 16:00

Location: Marwell Zoo

Booking Essential: Yes

Description: Included with general admission Wrap up warm and get closer to the wonders of the natural world this winter with a magical visit to Marwell Zoo. Father Christmas and his elves are sadly unable to visit Marwell this year but that hasn’t stopped them from decorating the front of Grade 1 listed Marwell Hall as they do every year for you to enjoy. Capture the perfect family photo beside a fairytale princess carriage, Santa’s sleigh with flying reindeer or our enchanting display of Christmas trees. The decorations will be turned off at 3.45pm to allow you enough time to exit the zoo at 4pm. Marwell would love to see your family Christmas Card selfies! Dress in your finest festive costumes and jumpers and take a selfie fit for a Christmas card around the zoo to be in with a chance of winning a £100 John Lewis hamper. For a festive twist to their toy brick adventure SUPERSIZED!, they’ve shrunk 10 tiny brick reindeers around the trail for a festive hide and seek! Can you find them all? They’ll be spreading some cheer on our social media channels too with their 12 Days of Christmas, giveaways and more so make sure you follow them and share snaps of your cosy winter days out. Don’t forget to download and print out your letters to Father Christmas before your visit to post in the giant post box at the zoo. Marwell are a conservation charity so simply by visiting you’ll be giving something back this Christmas and directly helping their amazing projects to conserve habitats and species in the UK and around the world. When you book, please choose to make a ten percent donation and tick the Gift Aid box as this means they are able to reclaim tax from the Government on the full ticket price– that’s an extra 25 per cent to help them secure the future of wildlife for generations to come at no extra cost to you. Without your support, they cannot claim back any tax at all. Please let us know you saw us on What's On in Dorset! REMEMBER CV19 RESTRICTIONS MAY IMPACT EVENTS: PLEASE CHECK WITH THE ORGANISER FIRST!

Website: Visit website

E-mail: marwell@marwell.org.uk

Telephone: 01962 777407

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Certain events attract an entrance charge and may need to be pre-booked. We strongly recommend that you confirm the details with the organiser, venue or Tourist Information Centre before you make your plans.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the details within this guide, dates, times and venues may change or events be cancelled altogether. The publisher cannot accept any responsibility for any such changes or for any errors or omissions which may have occurred.

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