The finest collection of native wildlife in Britain
Over forty different species...
...from tiny mice to magnificent red deer
A REAL natural history experience!
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - 5th year
Come and discover Britain's wonderful wildlife

The finest collection of native wildlife in Britain

Meet the Animals!

Get the most from your visit with our half-hourly keeper talks which give you a further opportunity to learn about the animals and see them up-close.

Opening Dates

We open at weekends & during state school holidays. We recommend that you allow at least 3 hours for a visit but
you’re welcome to stay all day. 

Admission Prices

Adult – £12.00
Senior (Aged 65+) – £10.50
Child (Aged 3 – 15) – £8.50
Family (2 + 2) – £37.00

When can you visit?

We open every Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday,
and also daily during state school holidays.

 (excludes 24, 25, 26 Dec)

Our next holiday opening is summer half term:

Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June

Please note: On weekdays in term time we are closed to the public but are available for pre-booked school trips, private tours and photo events.
Read more about our opening times
Download our 2019 information leaflet

Membership

Become a member to enjoy unlimited visits during open times and other member only benefits.

Photo Days

Use and improve your skills on our Photo Days or with expert help on a Photo Workshop.

Visit Shop

Photo day vouchers, animal adoption, membership and more. Inspirational gifts & experiences.
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Don't miss our Eggsciting Children's Easter Trail

Easter Sunday 21st April 2019

On Easter Sunday children are invited to follow our Easter Trail to spot the hidden eggs. Perhaps they are secreted amongst the rabbits or being guarded by the wildcats?  If children spot them all they’ll win a small chocolate treat and the chance to win Family Membership worth up to £150, allowing a year’s unlimited visits during normal open times. Normal admission fees apply, trail free to participate.

Keeper's Blog

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

In 2018 the Centre was awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the 5th consecutive year

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.

BWC Ltd is a company registered in England & Wales with company no. 06568854.  Registered office: Eastbourne Rd, Newchapel, Lingfield RH7 6LF