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British Wildlife Centre

Eastbourne Rd, Newchapel, Lingfield RH7 6LF, UK


About British Wildlife Centre

The British Wildlife Centre is the very best place to see and learn about Britain's own wonderful wildlife. There was over 40 different species from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer and so more.  The zoo was founded in 1997 by David Mills, who converted his dairy farm into a centre to celebrate British wildlife. Initially, the centre was only open to pre-booked groups but in 2000 it opened fully to the general public.

Attractions near British Wildlife Centre

East Grinstead Museum6.18km from British Wildlife Centre

East Grinstead Museum is located at Cantelupe Road in East Grinstead, West Sussex, England.  Its notable collections include material relating to the Guinea Pig Club for former plastic surgery patients of the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead during the Second World War, and the associated medical drawings of Mollie Lentaigne.  This museum replaced the town's first museum opened in 1926 in the St Swithun's Church tower under the supervision of the reverend Golding Golding-Bird.

Godstone Farm7.59km from British Wildlife Centre

Godstone Farm is home to over 500 animals both large and small.  Meet horses, sheep, donkeys, goats, cows and llamas, and get up close to piglets, rabbits, guinea pigs and chicks. It was set in the beautiful Surrey Hills and a short, easy distance from the M25. As well as the animals, the farm offers tractor rides and indoor and outdoor play devices, including tailored activities in the play barn.

National Trust - Standen House and Garden8.11km from British Wildlife Centre

Standen is an Arts and Crafts house located to the south of East Grinstead, West Sussex, England. It features rich William Morris textiles and wallpapers, complemented by contemporary furniture, ceramics and pictures of the time. The National Trust acquired Standen Wood, originally part of the larger estate at the property, in 2001. The wood had been owned and managed as a nature reserve since the 1970s and is a haven for birds.

Tulleys Farm8.46km from British Wildlife Centre

Tulleys Farm  is a fourth-generation  family farm, located in West Sussex. Originating in 1937, the farming business at Tulleys was founded by Bernard Beare, and continues to be run by the Beare family to this day. Tulleys is best known for its seasonal attractions, most notably the annual Halloween festival held each October, entitled Shocktober Fest which has become the largest scream park in Europe.

Kingscote Estate8.56km from British Wildlife Centre

An award-winning English vineyard in West Sussex, committed to bringing quality and finesse to every glass.  With 67 acres under vine growing the 3 traditional sparkling varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier) as well as still varieties such as Bacchus, Regent and Pinot Blanc, the first still wines were released in 2014, with sparkling following soon after.

Weir Wood Reservoir9.04km from British Wildlife Centre

Weir Wood Reservoir in the Ashdown Forest is mostly water, surrounded by strips of open grassland, scrub and woodland. Low lying meadows also form part of the reserve. Access to the north and south of Weir Wood affords great views of this large water expanse, as well as exciting birdwatching opportunities. This is one of the largest bodies of open water in the county and it has rich and diverse communities of breeding, wintering and passage birds.

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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.