28 May 2022
Into the Wild Weekend
Be the FIRST to visit our lemurs as we launch their brand new, pioneering primate facilities Standard Admission Applies - Members Free

INTO THE WILD WEEKEND Be the FIRST to visit our new Primate Rescue Facility

Be the FIRST to visit our lemurs as we launch their brand new, pioneering and first of its kind (in Europe) primate facilities on Sat 28th and Sun 29th May! Their new home will be two incredible supersized 12 & 8m giant bamboo domes, one of which you can explore and walk through so you can be amongst the cheeky cherubs themselves!

Why not try and solve Mischief Maker Harley’s Tricky Treasure Hunt as you wander amongst the meerkats, our even bigger cats, and the King of the Jungle himself?!

Plus, we have a whole host of other entertainment! You could get your imaginations rolling around with our family hula hoop workshops and multiple hoops displays or join our Wildheart entertainers and giant butterflies for a fun and truly interactive experience!

We’ve all this and more! A mud kitchen down at the farm, an incredible play park, extraordinary animals including a unique and exclusive Tiger encounter with a guided tour! Rest assured, with a visit to our Sanctuary you can expect wonder, surprise and, above all, delight!

It's not too late to sponsor one of the 700 bamboo poles - For just £15 you can sponsor one of these poles and have two pictures of you, your family or even your pet included in a commemorative Lemur Mosaic which will hang outside the new building. Sponsor Now.

Standard admission applies - Members free.


Sign Our Petition To Help End The Abuse Of Exotic Cats

The Wildheart Trust launched the SERVIVAL campaign to ban the breeding of exotic wild cats with domestic cats within the UK. We are calling on George Eustice, MP, Secretary of State for Environment, to end this cruel form of hybridisation.

This abhorrent practice has no place in the 21st Century and does untold harm and long term damage to feline species.

Click here now to sign our petition and join our call to end it once and for all.

Watch our video to learn more about our SERVIVAL campaign.

Together we can make a difference. Together we roar.

BOOK Tickets Online

We recommend booking admission in advance to avoid disappointment for holidays and weekend dates especially. However, if you wish to pay on the door we have plenty of space in the grounds of our sanctuary for you to visit without a booking. We very much look forward to welcoming you to our outside venue for a COVID secure visit to see our animals.

If you have any questions or queries please contact retail@wildheartanimalsanctuary.org

ADOPT one of our animals

If you have a particular soft spot for one of our animals, then you can make sure we give them some extra special attention by buying an annual adoption here. In return we will keep you updated on their progress and you’ll get a free day out to come and see them in person. If adoption is for you then click on the icon.

BUY or RENEW a Membership NOW

Have you considered buying a membership? By becoming a member of the Wildheart Animal Sanctuary you are supporting our mission to protect vulnerable wildlife and rescue animals from suffering and harm.

As well as unlimited visits to our sanctuary to spend time with our animals and enjoy our grounds, membership allows you year-round free parking right next to one of the island’s best beaches and dog walking hotspots, you can enjoy 10% off all food and drink in the Wildheart Café and Gift Shop and get priority access to our exclusive events. We can also offer you exclusive discounts and offers at Park Dean Resorts on the Island too.

Already a member? We are now digital so you can renew your membership ONLINE!

For more information on memberships click the button to the right.


Why not peruse our online shop for that armchair shopping trip.


During the spring/autumn lockdown we were incredibly humbled by your food donations - and once again we are reaching out to our local communities to see if you can help us again. Our FOOD HUT is situated at the front of the sanctuary and is available for drop off 24/7 contact free.

Fruit and vegetable donations would be gratefully received and we can always use as much as possible of the following:

  • Sweet Potato - Celeriac - Beetroot - Corn on the cob - Parsnips - Blueberries - Pears - Grapes - Plums - Leafy greens such as Lettuce, Pak Choi, Chicory, Kale, Spring Greens - Peppers - Leeks - Spring Onions - Radishes - Sweetcorn (frozen is fine) - Eggs

We really appreciate you continued support and hope that everyone is able to stay safe during these extraordinary times.

Make an online Donation or Fundraise

If you would like to make a donation online, you can do so by using our Just Giving page. Donations can be made directly or, if you are fundraising, then by connecting to our page with your own fundraiser. All monies raised go directly to ensuring the highest quality of welfare for the residents of the sanctuary.

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With our friendly team of animologists

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