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 and daily during
state school holidays (excl. 24, 25 & 26 Dec)
Our next holiday opening is summer half term:
Saturday 28 May to Sunday 5 June 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.
Chris Packham praises Pip
Pip the Squirrel books and DVDs, offer youngsters a fun-filled introduction to British wildlife.
See Chris Packham's verdict...
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.
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.
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.