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 of the year

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

Our next holiday opening is Summer half term:

Saturday 23 May to Sunday 31 May

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.

read more about our opening times

download our 2015 information leaflet


Fox yawning

Badger looking back

Wildcat on log looking

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

Visit our online shop

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

visit the online shop

Muntjac deer by Zena Saunders

Zena Saunders

Photography Competition

The results are in! From over 600 entries the winners and runners-up have been selected, showcasing some of the best visitors' photos taken in 2014.

view competition results

Otter by David Nunn

David Nunn

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.

find out more about Pip



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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