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Our day at the British Wildlife Centre

23rd April 2017
British wildlife centre

What a fantastic day we had today! Noodle had been to the British Wildlife Centre near Lingfield before on a school trip. He loved the school visit and mentions it constantly. So, I decided to make the most of our last full day of the Easter holidays together.

We literally spent the whole day there. It’s not huge and even though they don’t open during the week in term time, it wasn’t crowded. Luckily, there was not a huge amount of walking involved, I’m very happily exhausted 🙂

There is a talk on various animals every 30 minutes throughout the day, some of which are repeated. We saw red squirrels, foxes, deer, otters, wild cats, badgers, hedgehogs, mink, polecats, pine martens, various species of owls and so much more. Noodle didn’t want to join all the talks as a typical 6 yr old, but he actually retained a huge, unexpected amount of information!

My favourite was definitely the owl flying display. I just find them so amazing. The eagle owl is huge but you cannot hear it fly AT ALL. Simply stunning and very hard to capture!

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British wildlife centre

British Wildlife Centre

If you’re interested in visiting yourself, the centre is located just near Gatwick Airport, entry prices are very reasonable and they are usually only open during weekends and school holidays. Please visit their website for more information 

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  • Reply hawthorn-livelovecraft 25th May 2017 at 07:53

    Some wonderful pictures, the intense almost calculating look in the eyes of the fox – brilliant.

    • Reply Kat 25th May 2017 at 08:06

      Thanks! It was beautiful to see them up close like that. They were just stunning.

  • Reply wherearemypillows 12th June 2017 at 00:00

    These are some really stunning photos! Great work

    • Reply Kat 12th June 2017 at 07:55

      Thank you so much!

  • Reply Elaine 20th July 2019 at 08:28

    You really are a great photographer Kat, well done capturing the movement and beauty of the animals

    • Reply Kat 20th July 2019 at 08:37

      Thank you so much!

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