Discover Britain's Wonderful Wildlife!  

The finest collection of native wildlife in Britain

Over forty different native species from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer

When are we open?

We open every weekend & bank holiday of the year

(excl. 25/26 Dec) and daily during state school holidays

Our next holiday opening is Christmas:

Saturday 27 December to Sunday 4 January

Note: on weekdays during term time we are closed to the public but are available for pre-booked school vists, group visits and photography events.

read more about our opening times

Snowy Owl in snow


Fox yawning


Enjoy unlimited visits!

Become a member to enjoy unlimited visits during open times and other member-only benefits.

membership details

Photography Events

Use and improve your skills on
our Photo Days
 or with expert help on a Photo Workshop.

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Unwrap the perfect gift

BWC gifts are perfect for wildlife fans... animal adoption, photo day vouchers, membership & more

visit the online shop

Meet Pip the squirrel & friends!

Our new DVD and accompanying book are out now, offering young children a fun and fact-filled introduction to the wonders of British wildlife, as they learn along with Pip.

find out more about Pip



The Centre is accessible by wheelchair

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We are proud to
be a Visit England
Quality Assured
Visitor Attraction


All images featured on this website, unless credited otherwise, were taken at the British Wildlife Centre
by our Head Keeper and resident photographer, Matt Binstead.

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