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Staffordshire Wildlife Trust - The Wolseley Centre

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A nice surprise

This wasn't what I was expecting. I was expecting a Wildlife Zoo, and when I found out it was... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Surrey, UK
A lovely educational stroll

A great place to wonder with kids or grand kids. Lots to see but you may need to take wellies... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
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Wolseley Bridge, Stafford ST17 0WT, England
+44 1889 880100
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

This wasn't what I was expecting. I was expecting a Wildlife Zoo, and when I found out it was actually an open area of parkland creating a wildlife sanctuary, I nearly left. But I stayed and had a bit of a wander around. Was I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tripjunkie1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A great place to wonder with kids or grand kids. Lots to see but you may need to take wellies! Also, a well stocked shop.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

At a recent trip we had great fun at Wolseley centre, my granddaughter loved all the little hide away places on our walk around. Brill for young and old alike. Next door is a good garden centre, and over the road an antique and craft...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Took some friends for a stroll around the centre and lakes. Now being run by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, they have done a good job of tidying up and opening up the paths, but to be honest everything they have done is for the benefit of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank roger g
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It's great to just wander around the well designed nature walks.there is lots to see and its good for the kids to play on the swings and things. Last time we went we watched a beautiful Kingfisher on the lake.lots of wildlife to see if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter P
Reviewed 30 August 2018

During the summer, we visited this centre for the first time, despite having been past on many occasions. We were very pleased to find a lovely interesting nature centre almost on our doorstep. It was busy but not overcrowded and there was plenty to see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank _dianecodrington
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great place for families and anyone interested in wildlife. Smallscale but reasonable cafe (soon to be expanded), interesting walks, the one by the river is a bit bumpy for wheelchairs but possible, and lots of activities in the school holidays.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crispycard
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Beautiful setting to enjoy some outdoor fun and educational at the same time. Lots of wildlife to see and learn about

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We met friends here with our 22 month grandchild The walking and garden areas were well maintained and suitable for buggies. The grassland had picnic benches where we ate with plenty of room for children to run and play safely. There is a good parking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank X942UYcarols
Reviewed 19 May 2018

A slow walk round and stopping at certain points just to admire the scenery took me nearly 3 hours but I was on my own and had no children rushing me excitedly around. I recently went to the centre mainly because of family history curiousity....More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Shazzy P
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3 April 2016|
Response from ChrissJen | Reviewed this property |
Its free, the parking is also donation based so a good cheap day out.
27 October 2015|
Response from johnrwilcox |
Whats on in october half term