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 Spring Half-Term:

Saturday 16 February to Sunday 24 February 

Please note: 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

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oWe're at home in the Hall of Fame...

For the 5th consecutive year the Centre

has been awarded TripAdvisor's
 Certificate of Excellence for consistently good reviews, which has qualified us for
the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame.

...come and find out why!


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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.

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Visit our online shop

Gift inspiration! Photo day vouchers, animal adoption, membership & more for the wildlife fans in your life.

visit the online shop


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


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The Centre is accessible by wheelchair

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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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