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 Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday. We are also
open
 daily during state school holidays
Excludes 24, 25 & 26 Dec 

Our next holiday opening is Christmas:

Tuesday 27 December 2016 to Monday 2 January 2017

On weekdays during term time we are closed to the public but are available for pre-booked school trips, group visits and photo events.

read more about our opening times

download our 2016 information leaflet

Spend a Day in the Sun
at the British Wildlife Centre

Now available, our new DVD narrated by Dame Judi Dench

find out more

 

Fox yawning

Tawny Owl on Oak

red squirrel in snow - frt pg 11-16

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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The Gift of Wildlife

Perfect for wildlife fans this Christmas; animal adoption, photo vouchers, membership & more ...

visit the online shop

Garden Friends - Make your garden a wildlife sanctuary!

The John Lewis Christmas advert features some much loved British species. Sadly, many of Britain’s wild creatures are in decline, but your garden can help! Filmed here at the British Wildlife Centre, 'Garden Friends' was produced to complement the John Lewis advert and shows you how to turn your garden into a haven for wildlife.

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Patrick Aryee - Garden Friends


For the very latest animal news and wonderful images visit our Keeper's Blog


Pip the Squirrel...

 every child's ideal nature companion

Give your young cubs and kittens a fun introduction to the wonders of Britain's wildlife as they learn along with Pip
and her wildlife friends. Click play for a quick taster.

Wildlife inspiration to last a lifetime!

For fun activities and more visit Pip's website

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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