Rescue • rehabilitate • release

Preventing British wildlife suffering needlessly and inspiring an understanding and love of wildlife and the countryside

Wildlife photography days

Places are selling out for the next workshop on 20 June - book now to make sure of your place




Tickets: From £150.00

Author: Debbie O'Keefe

Location: Secret World Wildlife Rescue,New Road, Highbridge, Somerset

Wild Futures appeal

Please help get Ed, Piran and friends back to the wild where they belong.


Author: Nicola Round

Target amount: £15,000.00

Amount raised: £1,213.00


Upcoming events

  • The Healing Weekend

    The Healing Weekend will return to Secret World in 2015 for it 4th year. Now firmly established as one of the major events of its kind in the UK with over 180 exhibitors, 90 workshops, talks and performances, evening shows, children's activities, camping and good food, the event has something for everyone. Read more

  • Spines and shells

    Hedgehogs are seriously in decline and tortoises are in need of protection. At Secret World we are often called on to assist endangered species. Our Spines and Shells open weekend gives everyone the chance to learn more about these two very special creatures. Read more

  • Nature's Hunters

    Join us for the final weekend of the summer and discover what happens when our wildlife babies grow up and have to start fending for themselves. Who has learnt the skills to survive? And who will stay at Secret World because they can't survive on their own? Read more

Latest news

  • A great day out with Wildlife Babies

    Huge thanks to over 2,600 visitors and over £12,000 raised on our sunny Wildlife Babies weekend! Read more

  • Secret World on BBC's Collectaholics

    Chris Cornell, one of our supporters and volunteers features in the first episode of the second series of BBC 2's ‘Collectaholics’ talking about his wonderful natural history artefacts collection. Learning and Outreach Manager, Sophie Hampson, who is coordinating the Learning Centre project also makes an appearance in the show to explain how Secret World will use the collection which Chris has generously offered to pass on to Secret World. Read more

  • Soay lamb

    Soay lamb rescued from Cheddar Gorge Read more

  • Our first badger cub of 2015!

    First orphaned badger cub for 2015 Read more