We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

UK Wolf Conservation Trust

Features Animals
Butlers Farm Picklepythe Lane, Beenham RG7 5NT, England
+44 118 971 3330
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Brilliant, facinating and so important

The welcome from staff and volunteers was friendly and informative. The enclosures were a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Phil O
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
Just brilliant.....

Craig and colleagues made this experience brilliant, we were made to feel welcome from the moment... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DorneyCourt
,
Dorney, null, United Kingdom
Read all 291 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The UK Wolf Conservation Trust is home to a ten ambassador wolves, including Arctic wolves. It runs events aimed at promoting wolf awareness and raising money for wolf conservation, including walks with wolves for its members, howl nights, wolf discovery days. all these events have to be pre booked.Full details and advance booking can be found on our website. The Trust is also open every Wednesday 11am - 4pm for public to view the wolves & watch them being fed at 2pm. No pre booking is required. Adults £8, children age 3- 11 £5, under 3's free. Full details and advance booking can be found on our website. Please note we do not have a café, but can supply hot/cold drinks by donation.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (37 reviews)
LOCATION
Butlers Farm Picklepythe Lane, Beenham RG7 5NT, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 118 971 3330
Write a ReviewReviews (291)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"biscuits"
in 37 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful animals"
in 8 reviews
"plenty of photo opportunities"
in 6 reviews
"large enclosures"
in 8 reviews
"red kites"
in 8 reviews
"open days"
in 11 reviews
"raise money"
in 3 reviews
"on wednesdays"
in 6 reviews
"staff volunteers"
in 5 reviews
"wet weather gear"
in 3 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 4 reviews
"animal lovers"
in 5 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 3 reviews
"short talk"
in 3 reviews
"free tea coffee"
in 5 reviews
"answering questions"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome from staff and volunteers was friendly and informative. The enclosures were a good compromise between giving us gawpers a decent view of the wolves, and giving the wolves a safe environment where they can display natural behaviours and thrive. Well worth a visit...More

Thank Phil O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Craig and colleagues made this experience brilliant, we were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. They are so knowledgable and shared so much information. They know their wolves!!! Seeing the wolves so close and learning about them...More

Thank DorneyCourt
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a marvelous few hours on the photography day. Not only did I get hundreds fantastic pictures, but I learned so much from the helpful and friendly staff. The centre's wolves are ambassadors; the money they raise from photography days and all the other...More

Thank GCM1961
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous few hours with my son, sharing this wonderful experience. We walked with three wolves, chatting to their keepers, who were so full of knowledge (which they happily shared). Most of the people from the trust were volunteers, but their respect and care...More

Thank Cazshadbat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Really wonderful. This also seems to be a place that puts the wolves first and visitors second, which is as it should be. The volunteers are knowledgeable and friendly and the animals themselves are absolutely stunning. Feeding time at 2pm is the highlight and when...More

1  Thank quitebleary
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I am completely behind what this trust do! They use the money from guests for the welfare of the animals; including the team, and the rest for conservation purposes. The wolves cannot produce young so there is no breeding programme, which does not happen very...More

1  Thank ggreening32
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

From my point of view with a strong interest in wildlife I thought this was a pretty cool sanctuary & would easily recommend it to others. I liked the set-up, the wolves looked fantastic & the enthusiastic staff were on hand at all times to...More

Thank The-Travelbug75
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The weather was against us but didn't deter the wolves at all, was good seeing them exploring the fields while admiring them. Highly recommend a visit if you like animals!

Thank Mo J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

If you love dogs or wildlife the team here are so passionate and their knowledge of the wolf is amazing. The education centre for schools and universities is great. The wolves are well looked after and have loads of space to roam. This visit was...More

Thank my-french-apartment
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this fantastic place yesterday with a large group of fellow fans of the BBC 1984 children's series The Box of Delights, which featured a pair of wolves from this very place! We were all made to feel very welcome, got an introduction to the...More

1  Thank Rachael B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345630
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Beenham Hotels
Holiday Inn Reading West
297 reviews
2.09 km away
Flexistay Reading West Aparthotel
162 reviews
2.18 km away
Good Night Inns Berkshire Arms Hotel
351 reviews
4.43 km away
Best Western West Grange Hotel
283 reviews
4.77 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Six Bells
90 reviews
.25 km away
The Blackbird Cafe
29 reviews
1.76 km away
The Butt Inn
242 reviews
2.23 km away
the old boot inn
68 reviews
2.80 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aldermaston Wharf Canalside
41 reviews
2.23 km away
Bucklebury Farm Park
205 reviews
3.72 km away
Thames Valley Police Museum
28 reviews
5.33 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Anne G
28 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from TraceyJaneH | Reviewed this property |
Wednesdays are visiting day and they are open to the public from 11am - 4pm. Prices at the gate are £8 for an adult and £5 for children. You cannot interact with the wolves. They do run a 'Walking with Wolves' programme but... More
1
Vote
Sally M
23 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Tsa P | Property representative |
The minimum age to go for a walk with Arctics is 18. To walk with the Beenham pack wolves is 12 accompanied by someone 18+ however due to a large amount of memberships, the Trust is not taking any new members currently to... More
0
Votes
A W
25 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Siwsan M | Reviewed this property |
They are open on a wed 10 - 4 for a general look around but if you want to walk with the wolves(highly recommended) you need to book well in advance. It's a fabulous place to visit the staff are very friendly and... More
0
Votes
PreviousNext
123