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British Wildlife Centre

Tandridge

Type:Animal Collection / Zoo

Eastbourne Road, Newchapel, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6LF

Tel: +44 (0)1342 834658

British Wildlife Centre

About

The British Wildlife Centre, in the heart of East Surrey's countryside, is the very best place to see and learn about Britain's own wonderful wildlife.

Nature Activities

* Over 40 different species from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer... and everything in between!
* Large natural enclosures that reflect wild habitats
* Walk among free-ranging red squirrels in Britain's first walk-through red squirrel enclosure
* Badger watching in the underground sett
* View the otters in their ponds and observation otter holt
* Visit the rats, mice, stoats and weasels in the Barn and Hedgerow
* See elusive creatures of the night in the Nocturnal House
* Free-flying owl display shown daily
* Keeper Talks held every half an hour allow you to see the animal up close and learn more about them - a REAL natural history lesson!
* Pip's Corner (high season only) - a wildlife themed activity area for children (aged 3-6)




* Wheelchair accessible
* Free parking
* Coffee Shop and Picnic areas
* Wildlife Gift Shop

Easily accessible on the A22 at Newchapel, nr Lingfield, just 10 minutes from the M25 (Jcn 6 Godstone interchange). Please see our website for details.


Open weekends and Bank Holidays please see our website for more detailed opening times.

Cash, debit cards and credits accepted (except for American Express)

Pre-booked school visits outside normal open dates
Pre-booked Private Group Visits (minimum 15, maximum 60) outside normal open dates
Pre-booked Photography Days outside normal open dates

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£11.50 per ticket
Childrn 3-15£8.50 per ticket
Family (2 adults & 2 children)£37.00 per ticket
Senior£10.50 per ticket
Under 3's and Essential CarersFree

Groups: Groups of 15 or more receive a 10% discount.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Children's Wildlife Activity Area (age 3-6)
  • Highchair(s) available

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • Cafe
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available

Establishment Features

  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Toilets

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The British Wildlife Centre is located on the A22 just 10 minutes south of the M25 junction 6 (Godstone), and 10 minutes north of East Grinstead, just north of the Newchapel roundabout (junction with B2028).

Public Transport Directions

Nearest stations are Lingfield and East Grinstead, from which the centre is a short taxi ride.

Video

  • British Wildlife Centre: Discover Britain's Wonderful Wildlife

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Opening Times
The Centre is open every weekend and public holiday of the year (excluding Christmas and Boxing Day) and daily during state school holidays (dates on the website). February – October 10am to 5pm, November to January 10am to 4pm.
Last admissions 1 hour before closing.

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