New Forest Wildlife Park

New Forest Wildlife Park Great owls

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£13.50 per ticket
Child 3 -16 years£10.25 per ticket
Family (2 adults 2 children or 1 adult 3 children)£40.50 per ticket
Senior (over 60)£12.50 per ticket

Coach parties are welcome but must pre-book.

Opening Times

Spring/Summer (1 Mar 2021 - 31 Aug 2021)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:30*
Autumn/Winter (1 Jan 2022 - 28 Feb 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30*

* Advised last admission is 1.5 hour before closing time.
Open all year except 25 and 26 December.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Deerleap Lane
Nr Ashurst
SO40 4UH
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Tel02380 292408



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Recent Reviews:

  • Orkhan2703
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 30th October 2020
    Highly recommend visiting! It cost £12.5 and you don't have to book in advance as you can pay at the entrance. Be aware that you might have very bad or no signal but there is WiFi near the cafe area... Read full review
  • Triooer
    Keeper Experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st November 2020
    I redeemed my keeper experience last Sunday and me and my son spent a superb 2.5 hours with Dave. Nothing was too much trouble and we fed wolves, wild boar, deer, bison and otters. Dave was a great... Read full review
  • TrevB56
    Camberley, United Kingdom
    Worth visiting
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th November 2020
    Very interesting place to visit - lots of otters and owls with the odd wolf thrown in. Great to wander around and see the animals - a bit of exercise as you enjoy seeing the animals. Staff friendly... Read full review


  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021

Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are located 7 kms from Southampton Just off the M271/A35 Southampton to Lyndhurst Road. Follow the brown tourist signs.

Please put our address into your sat nav as using the postcode only may take you on a less direct route.

We are situated off the A35 between Southampton and Lyndhurst.

From the motorway system leave the M27 at Junction 3 onto M271 to Southampton and the Docks. Turn right at the end of the short M271 onto the A35 in the direction of Lyndhurst. Follow A35 for about 1.5 miles and look for brown tourist to New Forest Wildlife Park signs directing left into Deerleap Lane.

From Lyndhurst follow A35 towards Southampton. After Ashurst village turn right into Deerleap Lane following brown tourist signs to New Forest Wildlife Park. Continue past Dairy Farm to New Forest Wildlife Park on the left.

Public Transport Directions


Totton rail station is approx 55 minute walk to New Forest Wildlife Park. There is a taxi rank at station.

Ashurst rail station( approx 2miles) trains from London and Poole arrive at 40mins past the hour in both directions. On arrival at Ashurst there's choice of easy ways to reach us.  Taxi - for an easy life from Ashurst a taxi costs approx £7 to £8. Book a taxi on 023 8029 3399 or contact us for more assistance.


The Bluestar 6 bus runs between Southampton and Lymington stopping at Ashurst - hourly Monday to Saturday and 2 hourly on Sunday.

Bus and train travel - walk from Ashurst

Blue Star No 6. Exit train station cross A35 to No 6 the bus stop. Take No 6 to the next stop on the A35 get off at the small supermarket and stay on this road. Walk until you come to brown signs directing you right into Deerleap Lane. Deerleap Lane is a country lane without pavements.

New Forest Tour Bus - 2019

Hop on the New Forest Tour to the New Forest Wildlife Park this summer. The open top’s Red Route runs a circular, hourly, seven days a week route to the Wildlife Park from  July 8th 2019 to  September 8th 2019. You can catch it from Ashurst, Lyndhurst, Burley, Ringwood or Fordingbridge or link up via the blue or green routes from Brockenhurst, Lymington, Hythe and New Milton. Book online for 10% off your Tour ticket at

Please note the last bus of the day from NFWP is 16.49pm.

Show your valid New Forest Tour bus ticket for a 20% discount off entry to New Forest Wildlife Park.


We are lucky enough to be next to the Forest cycle network.

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