The Living Rainforest

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Family activities this summer

Join us at the Living Rainforest this summer and discover the rainforest right on your doorstep. Each day we will have crafts and family games from 11am to 3pm. You’ll have t...

Posted: 19 Jul 2018

channel billed toucan

New toucan enclosure opens

We are delighted to announce that our newest resident, a stunning channel billed toucan called Edwin, has moved into his new enclosure. Edwin is settling in well and getting on wit...

Posted: 19 Jul 2018

Play area transformed thanks to Vodafone volunteers

We are extremely grateful to the two teams of volunteers from Vodafone, led by Emily Hunt and Sharon Maggs, who transformed our children’s play area. Our adventure playground...

Posted: 12 Jul 2018

Jade Vine blooms for May Day bank holiday

Calling all rare plant lovers! The Living Rainforest’s spectacular Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) has begun flowering again, after taking the last few years off to rest...

Posted: 28 Apr 2018

Sustainable Futures exhibit opens

We’re pleased to announce the opening of our new, interactive exhibit, in the Human Impact Building. Explore the different layers of tropical rainforest life. Can you guess which...

Posted: 14 Mar 2018

Run for the Rainforest!

What The Greenham Common Trust have organised a 10k, 5k, 3k and mini mile run to raise money for local charities. Where Greenham and Crookham Commons near Newbury When Sunday 15th ...

Posted: 31 Aug 2017

New snake exhibit now open

A huge welcome to our three newest residents – two Emerald Tree Boas (Corallus caninus) and a Green Tree Python (Morelia viridis) – as they take pride of place in our new S...

Posted: 10 Feb 2017

Feb Half Term – For the Love of…

Join us this February half term and share your love of nature at the Living Rainforest. Our exciting half term events programme (10-19 Feb) is packed with activities for the whole ...

Posted: 8 Feb 2017

Green Christmas (Dec 17-Jan 1)

Green Christmas Events Enjoy a special Green Christmas this year at The Living Rainforest (Dec 17-Jan 1). We’ve got LOTS planned for visitors to enjoy this holiday season inc...

Posted: 5 Dec 2016