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Fernvalley is the most northerly wildlife centre in the UK, located in the stunning Orkney Islands in the far north of Scotland.

The centre specialises in offering a safe, loving, forever home to animals that have been abused or abandoned. We also take in surplus animals that are looking for new homes from zoos and wildlife centres.

We have a variety of animals here at the centre from geckos and snakes to mice, meerkats and ring-tailed lemur!

Many of our animals have come to us through various rescue centres across the UK and at Fernvalley we offer them a home for life. 

We are proud to be the most northerly wildlife centre in the UK.

So come and take a walk on the wild side with us and get up close and personal with a snake, take the tunnel into our meerkat enclosure for a unique view of our three little troublemakers, watch our spiny mice as they explore their runs or simply enjoy a slice of homemade cake and a fresh coffee in our cosy, country tearoom. 

Have fun and be inspired at Fernvalley Wildlife Centre

On-site Tearoom serving homemade cakes and light lunches. Open Independently.

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animal Amazon wish list

and more ways to support us

during the coronavirus pandemic

 You can donate to Fernvalley through Paypal by clicking the donate button...

thank you for your support in these troubling times (all funds go towards food and heating bills for our animals so


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A private tour, handling session and buffet lunch in our birthday room!

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Fernvalley Wildlife Centre

Be a Keeper for the Day

Daily talks

Birthday Parties, Keeper for a day and adoptions

Have your birthday party with us!

Ever wondered what it would be like to work with animals behind the scenes? Come and find out!

Wide range of unique and fascinating species

The perfect gift for animal lovers.
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We are temporarily closed due to the ongoing pandemic. For updates please see our Facebook Pages. For any specific queries call 01856 751461