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