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

Our next holiday opening is Christmas:

Saturday 19 December 2015 to Monday 4 January 2016*
*closed 24, 25 & 26 Dec

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 2015 information leaflet

Pip brings you 'ANIMAL TIME'

 The second in our inspirational DVD & book series is coming soon, offering youngsters a fun-filled introduction to British wildlife, as they learn along with Pip. 

find out more

Fox yawning

Badger looking back

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

Gifts on the wild side

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

visit the online shop

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 Photo of the Month.

view competition results

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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