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