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
open daily during state school holidays.
Excludes 24, 25 & 26 Dec
We are now open daily for the summer holidays:
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.
Spend a Day in the Sun
at the British Wildlife Centre
Now available, our new DVD narrated by Dame Judi Dench
British Wildlife Centre to take to the stage at
BBC Countryfile Live
Headline sponsor, Quilter Cheviot presents British Wildlife Centre founder, David Mills and Head Keeper, Matt Binstead in the Big Barn on Thursday 4 August 2016
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.