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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 2017

Opening Times

Please see open times below for 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* The British Wildlife Centre opens every Saturday, Sunday &
Bank Holiday (excludes 24, 25, 26 Dec).
Also open daily during these state school holidays:
Spring Half Term 2018: Sat 10 February - Sun 18 February
Easter Holiday 2018: Fri 30 March - Sun15 April
Summer Half Term 2018: Sat 26 May - Sun 3 June
Summer Holiday 2018: Sat 21 July - Mon 3 Sept
Autumn Half Term 2018: Sat 20 Oct - Sun 28 Oct
Christmas 2018-19: Thurs 27 Dec - Wed 2 Jan
Feb - Oct: 10am - 5pm
Nov - Jan: 10am - 4pm

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    268
  • Very Good
    101
  • Average
    26
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    9

Recent Reviews:

  • Rob W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th February 2018
    This is the first time we visited the centre and we had a great day. There weer 11 of us of all ages. The talks throughout the day were interesting and entertaining. We all had lunch in the cafe... Read full review
  • rufus220
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Half term visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th February 2018
    A great place to visit if you appreciate British wildlife. Whilst not on the scale of a theme park this place is well worth a visit to view a whole range of native animals. There is a lot of mud in... Read full review
  • L2765DQchrisl
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great place for families but take a packed lunch.
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th February 2018
    We had one of the best days here. So educational for kids and adults. Great to see British wildlife in all its glory. Great talks by knowledgeable staff. Will return again. Only thing that let it... 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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Sunday, 1st April 2018 - Sunday, 1st April 2018

Children's Easter Trail at the British Wildlife CentreChildren will enjoy hunting down eggs hidden amongst the animals. If they spot them all they'll win a chocolate treat. All entries go into a prize draw to win Family Membership.
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