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British Wildlife Centre

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Features Animals
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Address: British Wildlife Centre Eastbourne Road, Lingfield RH7 6LF, England
Phone Number:
+44 1342 834658
Fee: Yes

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fascinating to see some rarely seen British wildlife

Good for a family with younger children, interesting regular talks during the day, which would interest older children. The animals are very well looked after and, I believe... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newick, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been before but had a visitor from abroad so thought we would show then our beautiful UK Animals, cages looked empty others sleeping. Genuinely only saw about half a dozen animals. Absolute waste of money and will not recommend, I will be asking for my money back

Thank Chrisbarnett65
Newick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good for a family with younger children, interesting regular talks during the day, which would interest older children. The animals are very well looked after and, I believe, where possible some are released back to the wild. Cafe is good and very reasonably priced, with some food in smaller quantities for smaller children. Bit cold the day we went, so... More 

Thank Steve_feb2016
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for an afternoon out with friends or family. Do not expect tigers or flamingos there ... it says British Wildlife and that's what it is.

Thank JohnKal
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by very enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff who obviously enjoy their work. Their talks at various pens combined with feeding times made it extremely interesting. It was much larger than I had anticipated. My 2 year old granddaughter absolutely loved the day. I would thoroughly recommend a visit for children of various ages.

Thank Christine T
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really great day here. The first time, but we will definitely be back. Much larger than we expected and I must say very clean and well presented. We didn't see all of the exhibits, but that is to be expected. The talks were very interesting and really can't say any thing bad about the centre. We had... More 

Thank TunbridgeWellsDave
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33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't exactly sure what this centre would be like and was really impressed. It's a reasonable size and the animal enclosures are large and well maintained. I highly recommend the keeper talks which are not only informative, but a great opportunity to see some of the more shy animals. We attended the red squirrel one and saw so many... More 

Thank Gillian B
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice seeing local british animals in their natural habitat. Close to the airport, if you need to waste time one morning

Thank Kate A
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Young grandchildren enjoyed the visit . Favourite was flo the fox .the otters were also quite a treat to see

Thank gpfenn
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150 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly a awesome place, great friendly knowledgeable staff, well looked after animals, a great education for us all. The work they do is first class and should be supported

Thank waggers100
Surrey, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited the BWC on a damp Sunday not expecting to view much of the wildlife. As we walked round we listened to one of the keepers talks and were mpressed with their knowledge, so we then made sure to listen to them all! . Most of the animals appear on cue as they are given treats during the talk... More 

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