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 Summer:
Wednesday 22 July to Wednesday 2 September
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.
New arrivals! The squirrel kittens
are out and about.
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.
Our 2014 photo competition attracted over 600 entries. The results page showcases the winning shots and there's a link to this years' Photos of the Month.
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.
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.