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British Wildlife Centre

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Interesting Afternoon

Haven’t been here for a couple of years and on a glorious late summer afternoon we decided to come... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Travellingmouse123
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Reigate, United Kingdom
Great Day Out

This centre is a great day out for both children, adults and photographers. When we got there it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jane N
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London, United Kingdom
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British Wildlife Centre Eastbourne Road, Lingfield RH7 6LF, England
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+44 1342 834658
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Haven’t been here for a couple of years and on a glorious late summer afternoon we decided to come for a visit. We were not disappointed the animals were also enjoying the sunshine and the photographic opportunities were numerous. Animal seemed well cared for and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This centre is a great day out for both children, adults and photographers. When we got there it looked quite small and at first we didn't see any animals. We then went to a keeper talk where they feed the animals whilst talking about them...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited a couple of times and it really is a fabulous place. The staff are lovely ... so friendly and also so knowledgeable, and their love for the wildlife comes shining through. The animals themselves are in large enclosures and are well looked after and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a find. After driving past on several occasions, we finally visited and it’s great. Packed full of native species, it’s a great place for kids to see animals they might never see in the wild! Pine martens, red squirrels, foxes, wildcats...! The...More

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Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for posting your kind comments. We glad you visited us at last and hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic day at the BWC yesterday on one of the Owl Photography days. If you are a keen wildlife or bird photographer, I can’t recommend this highly enough. From arrival at the Centre to the end of the day, the staff and Keepers were...More

Thank Claire H
Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure to have you here, Claire. We're glad that, despite the soggy start, the weather improved and the owls could be out and about for the photography. Thanks for your patience. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the wildlife centre at the weekend and had an enjoyable day out. The animals are very well cared for and the staff are very knowledgeable. There are also talks every 30 minutes about each of the animals which I recommend that you attend...More

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Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your kind comments and look forward to welcoming you again, either as an open day visitor, or on a photo day perhaps, where you'll get even closer to our wonderful wildlife with access inside some enclosures (members get 10% discount off our Photo...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to the centre, the 1st was during the spring on a very cold day which we enjoyed very much. Today was a beautiful day so more of the animals were out and about. The talks every 30 minutes are brilliant...More

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Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind comments. Yes, what good weather we've had. We love to hear that visitors see plenty of our wonderful wildlife and enjoy the keepers' talks. We hope you come again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great day out here with the children . Lots of animals to see and we loved listening to the talks throughout the day .They were very informative and we learned a lot. There are plenty of spots for a picnic and a great...More

Thank SallyMcArthur
Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Sally for your kind comments. We're so pleased you enjoyed your time here.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm unsure of how to rate our visit so I'll explain from the start. We've been once before to this wildlife park, last time we came the weather was alot colder so many of the animals were hiding or hibernating. Of course we did expect...More

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Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for reporting your concerns. We're sorry if you felt there was a lack of care. We would be interested to know who you reported your observations to, as none of our keepers recollect anyone talking to them about the welfare of our rats… and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Splendid day out and the chance to get close to foxes, deer, otters, red squirrels, wild cats, owls and many other species of British wildlife. There are talks every 30 minutes, so there's never too long to wait to learn about the animals, or you...More

Thank Dave W
Liza L, Public Relations Manager at British Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Dave, We appreciate you taking the time to provide this feedback. Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and took in some of our splendid keeper talks. We hope to see you again.

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You need to attend the talk by one of the fantastic keepers to be sure of seeing them otherwise when you walk through the enclosure you might if you are lucky
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We paid by card in the cafe and for entry. It's a great place.
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