CHRISTMAS CLOSURE - Please be aware we are closed from December 24th 2019, and we re-open on January 3rd 2020. We are also closed on January 6th 2020 for a staff training day. 

Our Animal Park is set in 15 acres of the Southwick Country Park. Over the past nine years we have created a haven for wildlife and provide home to a large number of animals of all varieties. If you’d like to make a friend for life then remember to buy some food at the Park Hut when you pay! As well as providing a great visitors attraction for people of all ages, our park does an excellent job at achieving our charities aim, to provide jobs for vulnerable adults.

Our trainees assist our staff in making sure the animals are cared for and carry out important park management. They absolutely love their time with us and the interaction they get with our animals and the visitors that come to our park. 

Our Ice Cream Wagon will be open throughout busy weekends and school holidays to ensure you can enjoy one of our Mr Whippys! 


Enjoy a game of Mini Golf whilst in our Animal Park. You can hire your clubs and golf balls from our snack outlet in the park for £1.00 per person.



Enjoy a trip around Hope Nature Centre on our Land Train! Our Land Train operates during the school holidays and on bank holiday weekends.


Enjoy a ride for only £1.00 per person.

We have loads of events throughout the year. Check them out on our events page.


Scattered around the park are various play areas to keep the young ones amused whilst parents can take a rest on one of the benches and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Please be aware that the animal park is a smoking and vape free environment. No alcoholic drinks are to be consumed, apart from at lisenced events.


Welcome to the Hope Nature Centre, a fun family day out, set in 15 acres of Southwick Country Park near Trowbridge. Come and join us for a spot of Breakfast or Lunch in our Cafe, before exploring our Animal Park. Come and see a variety of animals including; Goats, Sheep, Pigs,  Donkeys and much more. Open 7 days a week so come along for an afternoon of fun. We are a registered charity, formed as part of the Fairfield Farm Trust (Charity no. 273924)







BA14 9QD

Phone & Email

01225 759075

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