Oak & Furrows, Blakehill Nature Reserve, Malmesbury Rd, Leigh, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6RA. Telephone: 01793 751412

Music Night – POSTPONED

Postponed – We will update this information as soon as a new date has been arranged.  Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre, on the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire border, has experienced one of its most strenuous periods since it was established over 20 years ago! The cost to run the centre at the Blakehill Nature Reserve is about…

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Open Day Cancelled

It is with great regret that we have today made the decision to cancel the 17th September Open Day event due to the inclement weather and forecasted continuation of rain. Blakehill is a wonderful site but the ground is waterlogged and will require days of sunshine before it is usable for the event without risking…

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The hidden gem on your doorstep?

Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre, Blakehill Nature Reserve, Cricklade I’m guessing many of you have done it. Found an ailing fledgling, injured bird, poorly hedgehog, or otherwise hapless and/or damaged member of Mother Nature’s Wildlife Community. You wanted to help. But didn’t know what to do… Well, that’s where the wonderful Oak and Furrows…

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Gideon the Pigeon – A Story by Matthew Belcher

Gideon the pigeon was in quite a state, he’d injured his foot by perching on some barbed wire. Luckily the kind humans had found him hobbling near a road and taken him to Oak & Furrows Wildlife Rescue centre. “What have they done with my foot? It feels all stiff” Gideon nervously wonders to himself.…

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Open Day September 2015

The sun and the crowds turned out for the open day at Oak and Furrows Wildlife Rescue Centre at Blakehill Nature Reserve, near Cricklade. Recent rain had caused some concern, but on the day the mist cleared, the sun came out and over 200 visitors came to look at the newly built animal rescue centre…

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