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.
Spend a Day in the Sun
at the British Wildlife Centre
Now available, our new DVD narrated by Dame Judi Dench
Enjoy unlimited visits!
Become a member to enjoy unlimited visits during open times and other member-only benefits.
Use and improve your skills on
our Photo Days or with expert help on a Photo Workshop.
The Gift of Wildlife
Perfect for wildlife fans this Christmas; animal adoption, photo vouchers, membership & more ...
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.
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!
The Centre is accessible by wheelchair
We are proud to
be a Visit England
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.