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 10 February to Sunday 18 February 

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

Judi Dench & David Mills - Tree Doc

The Centre's owner David Mills 
in BBC One's fascinating documentary 
Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees
(shown on 20 December)
Don't miss it! Now available to watch
on the BBC iPlayer

JOB VACANCY: Full-time Keeper. Application deadline 5 February 2018 - 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

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

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!

For fun activities and more visit Pip's website

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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