We've got lots and lots happening at the wonderful Hope Nature Centre. We will keep this area updated with news and new events that we're holding. So make sure you visit it occationally to keep up to date. 

Media: Please contact us using the details on our site with any enquiries.

Emu ClydeWe have to apply for a Zoo Licence if we are to continue to put on show some of the animals currently living at the centre. With associated costs we need to find in excess of £3,000 to make the application.

Full details of the reason we need to apply for the licence and of the crowd-funding appeal can be found here icon link external.

To donate please go to: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/hopenaturecentre

Fairfield Farm ColIege and the Hope Nature Centre have resolved to merge, with a target date of merger being 1st September 2018.

A full statement and details of the consultation can be found here icon link external.


We are looking for a bus that we can turn into a classroom! We hope to be able to use it in the Animal Park for an indoor space for groups and also as a venue hire for birthday parties. If anyone knows of a contact or can help please get in touch!

Tel: 01225 759075 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Aviva Community Fund

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Kitchen Refurbishment For the Love of Cooking

Voting has now closed

We need you to vote for this project before 21 November. We could gain a Grant of £25,000 with your help!



Four lucky winners have won a year's free entry for a family of four to the Animal Park! These four families achieved the highest number of correct answers in our Children's Literature Quiz that had been running throughout August at the centre.

The Queens Award for Voluntary Service Logo MBEVOLUNTEERS and the organisations they support will be recognised at an awards ceremony next month.

Organisers of this year’s Wiltshire Voluntary and Community Service Awards promise it will be bigger than last year’s event.

vanHope Nature Centre volunteers can get back out on the road again, after a vehicle company gave the Southwick-based non-profit organisation a new van.

gigOrganisers of a gig held at Trowbridge Civic Centre in aid of The Hope Nature Centre in Southwick say it was a great success, raising almost £3,500 for the cause.

The Queens Award for Voluntary Service Logo MBE

Volunteers at the Hope Nature Centre in Southwick are jubilant after hearing they have been chosen for a Queen’s Award.

The centre, set on 15 acres of land in the picturesque location, provides a place of work for adults with learning disabilities.

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


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