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 Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday. We are also
 daily during state school holidays
Excludes 24, 25 & 26 Dec 

Our next holiday opening is summer:

Saturday 23 July to Sunday 4 September 2016

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 2016 information leaflet

Who-Whooo's That Owl?

Meet our fluffy new arrival, Leo,
the first of his species to be
hatched here. find out more


Kendra and Kits

Wild About Kittens

Well done to Kendra, our Scottish wildcat, who gave birth to three gorgeous kittens in May.

They're already out exploring and have been charming all our visitors. Don't miss them - they grow fast!

Wildcat kit

DIARY DATE! Members-Only Evening
on Saturday 9 July - view details

Fox yawning

Tawny Owl on Oak

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

Pauline Fowler

Photo of the Month

A showcase for the pick of our visitors' photos taken here at the Centre this year. View the images chosen so far this year, by our Head Keeper, Matt.  

view Photo of the Month

Ben McIntyre

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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