The Living Rainforest



We need your help

Please support our Energy Crisis Appeal Energy costs are rising rapidly and keeping our visitor centre heated for our rainforest animals and plants is costing at least 2 to 3 tim...

Posted: 24 Aug 2022

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Best Geography Learning Experience

Congratulations to our School Visits team for for being shortlisted for the last three years running… and for winning Best Geography Learning Experience at the 2021 School T...

Posted: 26 Jul 2022


Adopt an animal

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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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