New Forest Reptile Centre

Visitor Information
Visitor Information
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Weekdays

Monday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed
Tuesday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed
Wednesday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed
Thursday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed
Friday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed

Weekends

Saturday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed
Sunday
Opening hours - 1 April to 3 September 10.00-16.30
4 September to 1 April Closed
How to find us

How to find us

How to find us
Lyndhurst Road, Lyndhurst
Sat Nav Postcode: SO43 7QR
By Car

By car the New Forest Reptile Centre is 2 miles south west of Lyndhurst, just off the A35.

By Public Transport
OS Grid Ref

50.8411783, -1.5729468

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

There isn’t a charge to park at this site, we welcome a donation of £3 per visit.

Please park only in designated car parks, not on a verge or in gateways.

Please lock your car, taking any valuables with you and leave by dusk.

Parking Charges

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Please park in designated coach parking area, on left before the main car park.  Donations welcome.

Additional Information

Facilities and access

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Assistant dogs welcome
Disabled toilet
Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Toilets
Contact Details

Contact Details

Landline Number
0300 067 4601
Out Of Hours Number
0300 067 4600

Explore New Forest Reptile Centre

Housing a unique collection of all the native lizards, snakes, frogs and toads, including the adder, the only venomous species of snake living in Britain.

These reptiles can be difficult to see in the wild as they are rare and very secretive, so the Reptile Centre is a great place to see them close-up.

The ‘A Date with Nature’ project, a joint venture between The RSPB, the Forestry Commission, New Forest National Park Authority and Carnyx Wild gives visitors the opportunity to watch live footage from the ‘Feeder Cam’ that captures the goings on around the bird feeders near the Centre and footage from the 'Raptor Cam'.

For events, please visit the New Forest Events page.

Please note the centre is not open all year round. For more details refer to the visitor information.

At a glance

  • 1 Walking trail
  • Picnic area
  • Live wildlife cameras
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