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New Forest Wildlife Park

New Forest, Dorset

  • New Forest Wildlife Park
  • New Forest Wildlife Park
  • New Forest Wildlife Park
  • New Forest Wildlife Park

Longdown, Nr Ashurst, Southampton, SO40 4UH

Tel: 02380 292408

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New Forest Wildlife was originally a Butterfly Farm and later became the Nature Quest Wildlife Centre.

Carol and Roger Heap and their son Ed Heap, who have been working in wildlife conservation for most of their lives, took over the park 17 years ago and later re-named the centre the New Forest Wildlife Park.
What do otters like to eat? Why do wolves howl? Have you got questions you’d like answered about our wildlife?

Then join our experienced keepers for their regular keeper talks throughout the day. You can hear all about our fascinating animals and watch them being fed.

At various times of the year we hold Animal Encounter sessions, when you can see some of our smaller mammals and birds up close.

Look out for Hobbit the young barn owl or hedgehogs, mice and ferrets.

Check at the entrance to the park for the times of daily keeper talks, feeding sessions or special events.

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