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.
The second in our
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.
Gifts on the wild side
Perfect for wildlife fans this Christmas; animal adoption, photo day vouchers, membership...
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.
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.