The Living Rainforest


Plants in the Living Rainforest glasshouses

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

Dwarf caiman

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

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The Living Rainforest reopens from 20th July. Pre-book and pre-purchase your timed tickets below.   ...

Posted: 18 Jul 2020

Winner 9to13 Daisie age 9

‘Draw to hang out with Cinnamon’ winners announced

AND THE WINNERS ARE… With over 180 entries, judging was hard but we are delighted to announce the winners and runners up in our children’s art competition. Congratulati...

Posted: 15 Jul 2020

Art competition – Draw to hang out with Cinnamon (CLOSED)

Please note that this competition has now closed for entries. We’ll be posting the winning entries shortly! Cinnamon the Sloth and her friends live in the The Living Rainfore...

Posted: 29 Apr 2020

Winner 9to13 Daisie age 9

We need your help – please support our Covid 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


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