Hope Nature Centre are unable to assist with animals in need of rescue or re‑homing. Our primary purpose is to provide work placements for young adults with learning difficulties who would find dealing such animals very distressing.

The following organisations may be able to assist and/or offer advice:

Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital

The Charity operates a rescue, care, rehabilitation and release service for wildlife, 24 hours a day, in and around Wiltshire.

tel icon Enquiries: 01980 629470 Emergencies: 07850 778752


The Little Zoo (based near Bradford-on-Avon) offers a refuge for unwanted and abandoned exotic animals. They may also be able to help with birds of prey, foxes and badgers.

tel icon Enquiries: 01225 859967 Emergencies: 07850 756769

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Bath Cats and Dogs Home is a charity rescue and re-homing centre for dogs, cats and small animals in need.

They look after Bath, North East Somerset and Wiltshire and are based in Claverton Down in Bath.

tel icon 01225 787321


The largest animal welfare charity in England & Wales, aiming to help animals by preventing cruelty, promoting kindness and alleviating suffering by all lawful means. The RSPCA should be contacted to report animal abuse or neglect.

tel icon 0300 1234 999

Oak And Furrows

A 24/7 wildlife rescue centre in Cricklade operating 365 days a year. They take in all orphaned, injured or sick British Wildlife with the aim to re-release fit and healthy animals back into the wild.

Although out of this area their website has excellent advice and may be able to assist if you have been unable to obtain help from the organisations above.

tel icon 01793 751412

Hope Nature Centre . Southwick Country Park . Frome Road . Southwick . Wiltshire . BA14 9QD
Telephone: 01225 759075
Email: info@hopenaturecentre.org.uk


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