Things to see and do


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    Meet a Hedgehog

    A chance to get up close and learn about these wonderful little mammals.

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    Skeleton Exhibition

    Our Orthopaedic suite has lots of amazing wildlife skeletons on display; everything from a tiny bat to a mute swan and muntjac deer!

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    Gift Shop

    Lots of lovely gifts are available to buy, with all profits going towards the lifesaving work of the hospital.

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    Red Kite Flight Aviaries & Education Centre

    A great opportunity to see these majestic birds. You will learn all about our experiences and encounters with these magnificent flyers since their return from the brink of extinction in the UK in the early nineties.

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    Viewing Windows into the Hospital

    Take a peek into our mammal and baby bird nurseries, where you will see just some of the patients in our care. The animals you can see will vary, depending on the time of year – see our ‘What’s On’ section for more information.

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    Plus much more!

Become a friend of Tiggywinkles today to receive free admission to our Visitor Centre all year-round. Click here for more information.

Contact Details


Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital
Aston Road
HP17 8AF


01844 292292

(For Visitor Centre enquiries only. Our opening hours and other information to help you plan your visit can be found here.)

Opening Times

Visitor Centre Closed!

Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus our Visitor Centre will be closed from 18th March until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused but we must do what we can to protect the public, our staff and volunteers. As this is an ongoing situation this may change so please check the website before travelling. Thank you for your understanding.

Monday 1st October – Easter open 5 days a week (Monday – Friday) 10:00am – 4:00pm

Easter Weekend (12th April) – 27th September open 7 days a week 10:00am – 4:00pm


Click here for our online shop.


We consider our Visitor Centre accessible to all, with full wheelchair access to all areas. We have a mobility scooter and a wheelchair available for customers to use on-site - this can be reserved in advance to avoid disappointment, please call us on 01844 292292 to arrange.

Our shop serves snacks and hot & cold drinks all year round, with sandwiches and salads available from Easter to October. There is a covered outdoor seating area, a large picnic site and a toddler play area. There is Free parking and limited free coach parking (booking advised).

No professional, semi-professional or flash photography is permitted in the Visitor Centre - with nothing to be published.

There are a number of ways you can help and support our life-saving work.