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

and daily during state school holidays (excl. 24, 25 & 26 Dec) 

Our next holiday opening is Autumn Half Term:

Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2015

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

download our 2015 information leaflet

PIP'S CORNER lets kids go wild!

Children's wildlife activity
area now open.
 read more

Fox yawning

Badger looking back

Heather Angel

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.

view details

Heather Angel Photo Day

Wed 7 October Tuition from a professional with practical wildlife photography sessions.

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Muntjac deer by Zena Saunders

Zena Saunders

Fabulous Photography

Our 2014 photo competition attracted over 600 entries. The results page showcases the winning shots and there's a link to this year's Photos of the Month.

view competition results

Adder by Tim Dawes

Tim Dawes

Meet Pip the squirrel & friends!

Our inspirational DVD and accompanying book offer 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

view Access Statement

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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