Established 1993
(Registered Charity No. 1054685)

* See our  Experiences Page for terms and conditions

** Please be aware, the road layout at Norton Bridge has changed. Instead of going straight on at the Norton Bridge Roundabout, please turn RIGHT for Eccleshall, then left onto the B5026 at the new roundabout. We are currently battling the Highways agency to get our brown sign re-instated **

Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s
Postcode Lottery. Our charity received £15,000 from the Trust to help create our Wildlife Walkway.

Find out how to play, and thus support more charities:

As Of November 2015, we have retired our centre diary and instead we will be using facebook to keep people up to date on a more regular basis.

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Admission to the wildlife centre is £5.00 per adult

£4.00 for children / carer / concession / OAP

Family Ticket is £16.00 (2 Adults / 2 Children)

(Children under 3 get FREE entry)

An activity pack for children (costing £1.00) is now available. They can complete this whilst they are visiting the centre.
We now accept bank card payments, (credit/debit cards), but please note there is a 50p transaction charge for this facility.

Our centre is very wheelchair friendly, having smooth paths around the enclosures and ramp access to the reptile area. A small section of our nature walkway may be unsuitable for some wheelchairs.

Our opening times are 10:30 am until 4:30 pm

We are open 6 days a week between Spring and Autumn,
(closed on Tuesdays)
During school holidays, we are open 7 days a week

In winter, we close at 4pm.

Over the Christmas period we are closed from:
Xmas Eve until the 2nd of January.

We are also closed on Easter Sunday.

Check out are FAQ area for information on school and group visits & displays, volunteering and other information.

Don't forget to say hello to Gentleshaws canine staff when you visit, Emily, Ginny, Peggy Sue and Murphy are always happy to greet our visitors.