The Living Rainforest



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Posted: 2 Dec 2021

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Please wear a face covering

Government guidelines require all visitors (except those in exempt groups) to wear a face covering while visiting, as part of wider social distancing efforts. Visitors are therefo...

Posted: 1 Dec 2021

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Visit the Living Rainforest Shop online

In addition to our onsite shop at the Living Rainforest centre, you can now shop at the Living Rainforest online – including a range of unique gifts, experiences and animal ...

Posted: 1 Sep 2021

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Best Geography Learning Experience

YAY!!! Congratulations to our School Visits team for winning Best Geography Learning Experience at the 2021 School Travel Awards, and for being shortlisted for the last three year...

Posted: 26 Jul 2021

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Stream for Stream (S4S) – June 18-19

A Rainforest Stream for Habitat Improvement, Education and Wellbeing: The Livestream (18th – 19th June)  The Living Rainforest is proud to present Stream for Stream (S4S), ...

Posted: 3 Jun 2021

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Showing the love for zoos this ‘Love Your Zoo Week’

It’s ‘Love Your Zoo Week’, the annual week for showing appreciation for our zoos and the amazing work they do! This year, the celebrations run from Saturday 29th May to...

Posted: 2 Jun 2021

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We’re open and we’d love to see you

Following the government’s four-step roadmap, The Living Rainforest reopened on Monday 17 May! We cannot wait to welcome you back and share the wonders of the natural world w...

Posted: 17 May 2021

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Don’t miss the dwarf caimans

Our Dwarf Caiman exhibit is open and ready for visitors to enjoy! You will notice a lot of changes on your next visit relating to Covid safety, including that online pre-booking is...

Posted: 17 May 2021


Sorry we’re closed!

Following the government announcement that West Berkshire will enter Covid 19 tier 3 from Saturday 19th December 2020 , we will be closing our doors to all visitors at 4pm Friday 1...

Posted: 18 Dec 2020

We need your help – please support us

Please help support our vital education work through this difficult time Unfortunately, although the Living Rainforest has been able re-open to visitors following lockdown, our num...

Posted: 21 Aug 2020