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?
Every Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday. We are also open
daily during state school holidays (excludes 24, 25, 26 Dec)
Our next holiday opening is Christmas:
Wednesday 27 December to Wednesday 3 January (2018)
On weekdays during term time we are closed to the public but are available for pre-booked school trips, private tours and photo events.
See our free-ranging squirrels
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. Unrivalled photo opportunities.
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.