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 Easter Holiday:
Saturday 28 March to Sunday 12 April
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.
Visitor Centre Assistant
(for weekends & school holidays)
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.
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.
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.
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.