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.







BA14 9QD

Phone & Email

01225 759075

Lanyards for Annual Passes

Lanyards now available for our Annual Passes, we currently have two different types to choose from, on sale at £2.50 each.  Pick up yours when you next visit us.  Hurry...

Going Green

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New Animal Arrivals

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Fresh Eggs for Sale

We have some freshly laid eggs from the hens at Fairfield Farm College, £1.20 per half a dozen. Purchase them from our shop. Hurry whilst stocks last.

Easter Fun at Hope Nature Centre

We've got a whole host of Easter activities happening in April at Hope Nature Centre! From April 6th through to April 22nd, you'll be able to take part in our...

FULLY BOOKED: Mothers Day at Hope Nature Centre

PLEASE BE AWARE WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKEDTreat Mum this Mothering Sunday on Sunday 31st March. Join us at The Hope Nature Centre as we offer a variety of treats to...

ASDA Green Token Winners

Hope Nature Centre were delighted to receive a cheque for £500 from ASDA in Trowbridge for winning the Green Token scheme. Nicky Phillips, Community Champion from ASDA in...

Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch

Why not treat Mum to Mother's Day Sunday Lunch at Hope Nature Centre on Sunday 31st March 2019.  Delicious home made Sunday Roast will be available between 12 noon and 4pm,...

Fantastic Support at Re-Opening Fun Day

Hope Nature Centre held its Re-Opening Fun Day to celebrate the refurbishment works in the cafe and the coming together of Hope Nature Centre and Fairfield Farm College as...

Re-opening Fun Day – 16th February 2019

Join us from 11am until 3pm on the 16th February 2019 for our Re-opening Fun Day!Our grand opening is nearly here and we are excited about our fun day! With Tropical...