British Wildlife Centre - Lingfield

British Wildlife Centre


"The British Wildlife Centre (BWC) is the best place in the south east to see and learn all about Britain’s own wonderful wildlife. Our philosophy is Conservation through Education and our aim is to educate visitors about native wildlife, in the hope that they too will want to help to protect and conserve it for future generations to enjoy. "
  • Creadble provider: NO
  • Creadble access: NO
  • Creadble employer: NO

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Contact details

British Wildlife Centre - Lingfield Eastbourne Rd, Newchapel, Lingfield , East Surrey, South East, RH7 6LF
Phone: 01342 834658

Standing and Queueing

Numerous benches are provided along the pathways between the animal
enclosures, where we encourage visitors to sit and observe the scene.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
There is level access to the Visitor Centre, as well as all interior areas and the outdoor areas of the centre. The areas immediately
surrounding the animal enclosures are gravel, but good views of the animals
are afforded from the tarmac path. The two picnic areas are on grass. The
picnic area in front of the Visitor Centre has a steep access gravel path and
is inaccessible by wheelchair.
Visitors are welcome to bring their own wheelchairs and
electric buggies for use at the Centre. We have one manual wheelchair
which you may borrow. Use of the wheelchair is free of charge, but please
call in advance to ensure it is available. Booking is on a first come, first
served basis and cannot be guaranteed.

Short Distances

Short distance
We have 5 designated disabled bays close to the Visitor Centre. The pathway
from these bays to the Visitor Centre is on tarmac.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are accessible toilets at the venue.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
We regret that, due to the type of species we have on display, we cannot
allow any dogs (including assistance dogs) or other pets into the Centre.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
A carer assisting a wheelchair user is admitted
free of charge. Other essential carers are admitted free on production of a
letter or card proving registered carer status.