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British Wildlife Centre

Type:Animal Collection / Zoo

Eastbourne Road
Newchapel
Lingfield
Surrey
RH7 6LF

Tel: +44 (0)1342 834658

Fax: +44 (0)1342 834669

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British Wildlife Centre

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£11.50 per ticket
Child 3 - 15£8.50 per ticket
Essential CarersFree
Family (2 + 2)£37.00 per ticket
Senior£10.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road Directions
From M25/North
Exit at M25 junction 6 (Godstone) and take the A22 south towards Eastbourne.
The Centre is 10 minutes from Godstone, on the A22 itself.

From South
On the A22, just north of the roundabout at Newchapel (junction with B2028). We are about 10 minutes from East Grinstead, and 20 minutes from Crawley.

 

Public Transport Directions

The nearest train stations are Lingfield and East Grinstead on the London to East Grinstead line. Lingfield does not have a taxi rank, but East Grinstead does. The Centre is not on a bus route.

Awards

  • ETC Quality Attractions - Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2016

Opening Times

Please see open times below for 2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Open every weekend and public holiday of the year (excluding 24, 25 & 26 December) and daily during these school holiday periods.

Spring Half Term: Saturday 11 February - Sunday 19 February
Easter: Saturday 1 April - Monday 17 April
Summer Half Term: Saturday 27 May - Sunday 4 June
Summer: Saturday 22 July - Sunday 3 September
Autumn Half Term: Saturday 21 October - Sunday 29 October
Christmas: Wednesday 27 December - Wednesday 3 January

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    262
  • Very Good
    97
  • Average
    25
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • Christina G
    Surrey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    What a lovely place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th November 2017
    I visited here with two young children and they thoroughly enjoyed the day. The times feeding sessions with the keeper every half an hour with each different animal was great, as this gives you an... Read full review
  • EmmaJHeyburn
    Surrey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Excellent school trip!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th November 2017
    This is the second time I have been to the centre on a school trip and was not disappointed. It's great that the centre is closed during the week to the public (except holidays) so that only schools... Read full review
  • neil_hun
    Horsham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Really knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th November 2017
    This is a great little place, which is all about the wildlife. Yes, there’s a cafe, shop and playground, but everything revolves around the animals. They’ve clearly worked hard to recreate the... Read full review

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Highchair(s) available

Parking & Transport

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

Catering

  • Cafe
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Hot and cold drinks and snacks only..
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2-4 hours
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Groups by appointment other than open days.
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60
  • Min group size - 20
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Groups welcome - Educational visits accepted.
  • Guided tours
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
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