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:


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

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.

Enquiries: 01225 859967 / Emergencies: 07850 756769


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.

Enquiries: 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.

Enquiries:  0300 1234 999


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.

Enquiries: 01793 751412


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

Things to do this Halloween near Trowbridge!

There are lots of spooky goings-on at Hope Nature Centre this Halloween! Join us for some fun as we get dressed up for a spook-tacular time.  Join us for some Halloween fun...

Stall holders wanted for our Christmas Market!

Hope Nature Centre are looking for stall holders for our Christmas Market on December 1st 2019. If you want to be part of this new event, then get in touch with Joel Pagett...

Animal Adoption Launch Event – 14th September 2019

Join us on Saturday 14th September between 1pm and 3:30pm, as we launch our new Animal Adoption scheme. You'll be able to sign up to help look after and support some of our...

Family Fun Day – 7th September 2019

Join us on Saturday 7th September, as we host our Family Fun Day in our Animal Park. There will be a whole host of activities including: - Bouncy castle- Giant fun and games...

StudioBelle charity spin classes to raise funds for Hope Nature Centre

StudioBelle are going to be running a 12 hour spin class to help raise funds for a fantastic new inclusive swing at Hope Nature Centre. Their big plan is to get over 200...

Mini Golf returns after refurbisment at Hope Nature Centre

Hope Nature Centre are excited to announce our Mini Golf is re-opening on the 15th July 2019! After several months of refurbishment, it's been painted, re-surfaced and we've...

Summer Quiz Trail at Hope Nature Centre

Take on our Summer Quiz Trail, and go on a fact finding mission about animals in our park! For those who complete it, they’ll win a prize! Entry is £2.00 per person, and can...

BBQ & Bounce Event Coming June 29th!

Join us for a day of fun in our Animal Park! We've got 2 exciting bouncy castles, one for the big kids and one for the younger ones, alongside a BBQ.The Bouncy...

5k for Kale – 15th June 2019

5 K FOR KALE is an event to raise money for Kale - a wonderful 14 year old boy from Trowbridge who was diagnosed with a brain tumour last September. Jane received such...

FULLY BOOKED: Father’s Day Breakfast

This event is now fully booked. We hope to see you soon!Bring your Dad for breakfast at Hope Nature Centre and he will receive a large breakfast for the price of a small one...