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 Spring Half Term:
Sat 11 February to Sun 19 February 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.
Spend a Day in the Sun
at the British Wildlife Centre
Now available, our new DVD narrated by Dame Judi Dench
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.
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!
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.