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 open daily during state school holidays.

(excludes 24, 25, 26 Dec) 

Our next holiday opening is Easter:

Friday 30 March to Sunday 15 April 2018 

On weekdays during term time we are closed to the public but are available for pre-booked school trips, private tours and photography events.

read more about our opening times

download our 2018 information leaflet

Countryfile Winter Special

...featuring the Centre's founder 
David Mills, and our fantastic foxes (broadcast on 4 Feb), can be viewed
BBC iPlayer  Don't miss it!

JOB VACANCIES: We're currently seeking staff for our busy Visitor Centre - view details

pine marten fpg

wildcat on branch

wildcat on branch

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. Unrivalled photo opportunities.

view details

Visit our online shop

Photo day vouchers, animal adoption, membership & more. Inspirational gifts and experiences for the wildlife fans in your life.

visit the online shop

The British Wildlife Centre's Photo of the Year 2017 has been announced - view the photo

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

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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