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

FOR THOSE TRAVELLING TO US FROM THE NORTH / M25, PLEASE NOTE: 

The A22/Eastbourne Road, just north of South Godstone, will be closed from 24 July for 6-8 weeks.
Traffic diversions will be in place (view Surrey County Council diversion information).

Visitors may wish to consider leaving the M25 at Jcn 7 for the M23, then leaving the M23 at Jcn 10
for East Grinstead and following the A22 heading north to reach us.

Those travelling from the South will NOT be affected.

When are we open?

Every Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday. We are also open 
daily during 
state school holidays (e
xcludes 24, 25, 26 Dec) 

Our next school holiday opening is summer:

Saturday 22 July to Sunday 3 September 2017

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 2017 information leaflet

Pip Stop

NOW OPEN 'Pip Stop'


Our new refreshment cabin at
 
Pip's Corner picnic area

Certified 'Excellent' by TripAdvisor

We are thrilled to report that for the fourth consecutive year the British Wildlife Centre has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. 

Thank you to all visitors who took the trouble to share their experiences and helped us win this accolade.

Fox yawning

Tawny Owl on Oak

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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 photo day vouchers, animal adoption, membership & more. Ideal as gifts.

visit the online shop


For the very latest animal news and wonderful images visit our Keeper's Blog


Pip the Squirrel...

 every child's ideal nature companion

Give your young cubs and kittens a fun introduction to the wonders of Britain's wildlife as they learn along with Pip
and her wildlife friends. Click play for a quick taster.

Wildlife inspiration to last a lifetime!

For fun activities and more visit Pip's website

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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