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
 daily during state school holidays
Excludes 24, 25 & 26 Dec 

We are currently open at weekends and Bank Holidays only.
Our next holiday opening is Summer Half Term:

Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June 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 2017 information leaflet

Spend a Day in the Sun
at the British Wildlife Centre

Our new DVD narrated by Dame Judi Dench. Copies signed by Judi available while stocks last!

find out more


Fox yawning

Tawny Owl on Oak

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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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Visit our online shop

Purchase photo day vouchers, animal adoption, membership & more. Ideal as gifts.

visit the online shop

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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