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  • All Things Wild Nature Centre is an all-weather, year-round family attraction in Honeybourne, Worcestershire and is one of the best days out with toddlers and children.
  • Outside discover animals and play, whether it's tiny minibeasts or an adventure playground.
  • Indoors, meet underwater friends, farm buddies, and enjoy some soft play or even a beach.
  • See the dinosaurs in all their glory, and ride around on the Dino Train.

All Things Wild Nature Centre in Worcester has a variety of family activities for all ages. Children will get to see terrifying dinosaurs, a wild zoo, and thrilling adventure parks and attractions. If you're looking for things to do near Worcester or, more specifically, things to do in Evesham with your family, then this is a must-visit day out. If you like All Things Wild, you might enjoy Cotswold Farm Park or Slimbridge Wetlands Centre.

The majority of the animals in the All Things Wild Nature Centre are outside. One of the first things you might want to do is the Nature Trail and Bugland, which introduces young people to small wildlife at the Wild Meadow. See Bug Hotels and even do some bug hunting. The Lemur Walkthrough lets you get up close and personal with the Lemurs. Be careful as they jump around. For some Aussie furry friends, try the Outback Trail, where you can spot free-flying Australian Birds to free-roaming wallabies. If you'd prefer to visit animals closer to home, there's the Farmyard Safari Walkthrough, with rabbits and pygmy goats ready to meet new friends. The Wild Meadow is home to the Barefoot Walk, Go Karts, Football field, Tug of War, Wild Golf, and seasonal Pond Dipping. Feel lots of different textures on the Barefoot Walk, and speed around the track in the pedal Go Karts, with special ones for younger guests so they can join in too. Explore the Vegetable Patch and learn what vegetables are in season each month. You can even try and dig up the vegetables. For a guide around the park, go on the Stamp Trail and find all the stamps inside the All Things Wild Nature Centre. If the weather is hot, you might like some Water Play. Get splashing with the toys, buckets, and water systems available. For something more physical, enjoy playing on the large outdoor play areas dotted around, at the Adventures Barn, Outside the Cafe and in the Wild Meadow.

Venture inside to discover even more of the fun at All Things Wild Nature Centre. The Ocean Voyage will have you get face to face with some fascinating creature, even sharks. You'll learn all about ocean conservation. The Farmyard Safari Barn is the home of chickens, rabbits and guinea pigs and plenty of other small residents at All Things Wild. To learn more about the animals go to Explorer's Basecamp and enjoy one of the Adventures. Wilbur's Discovery Zone will let you find out about the animals and how you compare; how much taller is a giraffe than you? For some soft play fun, enjoy the Jungle Mayhem Soft Play Barn or the Wild Fun Barn Soft Play. Ride around inside on one of the brilliant Pedal Tractors. Pretend you're at the seaside at the Indoor Beach. For more amazing animals, check out the Reptile Room, with snakes, lizards and insects.

Perhaps the most exciting part of All Things Wild Nature Centre is the ability to step back in time and visit the dinosaurs, outdoors and indoors. The Dino Field will take you through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. See the Diplodocus, T-Rex, Velociraptor, Stegosaurus and more, and learn plenty of fun facts about them to tell your friends. For more dino-themed fun there's also the Dino Train, which will give you some commentary about the dinosaurs. The All Things Wild prices for the train are only 50p, with under 2s travelling free. The Dino Barn is an indoor attraction and will take you to meet lots of different animals. Monsters of the Deep introduces a prehistoric CGI aquarium for children to interact with. Study a replica dinosaur skull, and meet Smilodon, a full-sized woolly mammoth, plus much more. Want to be a palaeontologist at All Things Wild Nature Centre? Then start digging at Dino Diggerland and Basecamp Honeybourne. What fossils will you discover?

Want to add an extra-special experience to your day? Enjoy one of the brilliant events or buy a Wild Experience. Do some arts and crafts, listen to a keeper talk, and meet some of the smaller residences. For the Wild Experiences, you can meet lemurs, meerkats, reptiles, and farmyard animals up close. You'll get feed them, talk to a keeper, and get a souvenir bag. If you don't have a favourite animal, why not become a Keeper for a Day or a Junior Keeper for a Day. Junior Keepers are six to 15 years old as you help clean, care and feed. You'll also get a souvenir bag and a £5 gift shop voucher. A Keeper for a Day gets a £10 gift shop voucher.

Hungry or looking for a souvenir? The Gift Shop has soft toys, educational toys, fossils, t-shirts and more. Whatever you're budget, you'll have something brilliant to take home. Cafe Wild has a variety of food with sandwiches, paninis, hot lunches, cakes and more. If you need a quick snack, you can stop by The Bus Stop.

What to know before you go

  • The All Things Wild opening times are from 10am to 5pm.
  • Many of the paths are made up of loose surfaces so may be unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies.
  • Accessible toilets are available.
  • Baby changing facilities are available.
  • Assistance Dogs are permitted.

Getting there

  • If driving from the North, make sure to leave the M42 at Junction 3. Go southbound on the A435 towards Stratford-upon-Avon (A46). At Alcester, turn east on the A46 towards Evesham. At the first roundabout, turn left towards Bidford-on-Avon. At the next roundabout turn right, go over the bridge and continue for approximately 5 miles. Go over the railway bridge and All Things Wild is on your right.
  • If driving from the South, leave the M5 at junction 9, taking the A46 to Evesham. Turn right onto B4035 to Badsey and Bretforton. Turn left after Bretforton and continue to follow the signs.
  • Parking at All Things Wild is free.
  • By rail, All Things Wild is on the London (Paddington) to Hereford line; with certain trains stopping at Honeybourne itself. Honeybourne Station is approximately a 5-minute walk.
  • For close stations for All Things Wild, Evesham is 15 minutes by bus (552 or 553) away. There's also a train from Evesham to Honeybourne. From Stratford-upon-Avon Station, it takes 20 minutes, and you'll need to go to Evesham to get a bus or train.

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