World Wildlife Centre holding open Bank Holiday open weekend
and wildlife-lovers will be flocking to Secret World Wildlife Rescue,
near Burnham-On-Sea, this Bank Holiday weekend for a unique opportunity
to get up close to British wildlife.
The summer months are always the busiest at Secret World and the
team has taken in more than 500 injured and orphaned wild animals
over the past 30 days alone, and monthly admissions are expected
to double in July.
the centre's Beaks and Squeaks weekend, which runs from 28-30 May,
visitors can see some of the birds being cared for, find out what
to do if you find a bird that seems to be in trouble, and learn
how to support birds in the area.
Event organiser Jeremy Duxbury says: "We get hundreds of calls
every month from people asking us how to care for wildlife. At Beaks
and Squeaks we want to give people the opportunity to find out what
they can do to help, and the chance to see some of our fascinating
native wildlife up close. People of all ages love coming face to
face with the tiny harvest mice, lovable hedgehogs and our impressive
"Were opening our doors to the public for just three
special weekends this year. Beaks and Squeaks is the second of our
open weekends and were looking forward to welcoming people
to our rural site for a truly unique experience."
Beaks and Squeaks opens daily from 10am to 4pm from Saturday 28th
to Monday 30th May, with a special late afternoon session of jazz
and cream teas extending to 7pm on Sunday 29th May.
During the daytime visitors can enjoy wildlife talks, family activities,
craft stalls and delicious food. Entry is free but donations are
very welcome, as Secret World relies on the generosity of visitors
and supporters to continue their work to rescue, rehabilitate and
release injured birds and other wildlife. All day parking is £1
Secret World Wildlife Rescue is located at New Road, East Huntspill,
Highbridge, Somerset TA9 3PZ.
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge