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 & public holiday of the year
(excl. 25/26 Dec)
 and daily during state school holidays

Our next holiday opening is summer half term:

Open daily from Saturday 24 May to Sunday 1 June 2014

read more about our opening times

Wildcat relaxing on log

Hedgehog and keepers

Fox yawning

Red squirrel kit

He's behind you!

The BWC is home to animals of all shapes and sizes. Meet our latest arrival, the largest yet.

read all about it 

Photography Events

Use and improve your skills on
our Photo Days
 or with expert help on a Photo Workshop.

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Visit our online shop

Purchase animal adoption, membership, photography day vouchers and more.

visit shop

We are proud to
be a Visit England
Quality Assured
Visitor Attraction