British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield

4.4
#9 of 82 in Parks in Surrey
The British Wildlife Centre is a zoo in the hamlet of Newchapel near Lingfield village in the county of Surrey, South East England.

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.
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  • Really worth the money for a fun packed day out. Make sure you see all the half hourly displays/talks/shows on🦉 🐈 🦊 🦦 🦌 The ticket allows you entry on the actual day of purchase and once more...  more »
  • I love it here. It’s quite small but can keep you entertained for hours. The staff are very friendly and all the animals look healthy and happy. I recommend!  more »
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  • A great place to visit if you are an animal lover. My daughter loves the owl show. We have annual memberships, sponsor Ethel the eagle owl, and visit frequently. There is a comprehensive collection of native British Wildlife including Scottish wildcats, otters, red squirrels, weasels, polecats, stoats, deer and rabbits. The staff are passionate about the animals and clearly care very much about conservation. The restaurant is reasonably priced, as is the gift shop. Highly recommended.
  • Brilliant day out, don't be fooled by what you see (or don't see!) in the entrance area. Once you get outside it's amazing with well thought out enclosures for the different animals. The staff are all super friendly and knowledgeable and there are plenty of talks and feeding times when you can see the animals up close. Brilliant way to get the kids interested in helping our British wildlife.

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