The Living Rainforest


Art competition – Draw to hang out with Cinnamon

Cinnamon the Sloth and her friends live in the The Living Rainforest, but they are currently stuck inside their house, with no visitors because of the Covid-19 lockdown. Can you dr...

Posted: 29 Apr 2020

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We need your help – please support our appeal

Please help support our rainforest animals and plants through this difficult time! Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Living Rainforest is currently closed to the public. But our...

Posted: 3 Apr 2020

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Sorry we’re closed due to the Covid-19 epidemic

We regret that the Living Rainforest is CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice due to coronavirus. Please stay safe, everyone! ...

Posted: 22 Mar 2020


Help fight coronavirus with safe hygiene & social distancing

To help protect the safety of our visitors and staff, we have introduced a number of steps to help prevent coronavirus transmission at the Living Rainforest centre. We are asking ...

Posted: 9 Mar 2020


Escape to the tropics

With over 850 species, including rare and endangered plants and animals, there is something for all the family. Look out for the two-toed sloth, channel-billed toucan, green iguan...

Posted: 24 Jan 2020

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The vital importance of cloud forests

Cloud forests are high-altitude rainforests Cloud forests are a type of tropical high-altitude rainforest, usually at an elevation ranging between 850 and 2500 metres. The mean te...

Posted: 3 Jan 2020


Don’t miss our new Cloud Forest exhibit

New for 2020, the Cloud Forest exhibit features a special type of tropical montane rainforest. Cloud forests are found at higher attitudes and are cooler than lowland rainforests. ...

Posted: 3 Jan 2020

V365 2020

Learn about volunteering opportunities

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution, or just want to learn more about local volunteering opportunities? If the answer is yes, then why not attend V365, West Berksh...

Posted: 31 Dec 2019


Sorry we’re CLOSED until Dec 27th

Sorry we’re closed until Friday 27th December at 10am, when our Green Christmas activities resume. Happy holidays! ...

Posted: 23 Dec 2019

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Support our Growing Space!

Earlier in the year we received confirmation of funding from Greenham Trust for our Growing Space project. This ambitious project aims to make the Living Rainforest a more inclusi...

Posted: 5 Dec 2019