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We are constantly monitoring the CVOID 19 situation and if anything changes, in line with Government advice, we’ll inform you accordingly through social media, on our website or via email.

If you have any questions, the best ways to get in touch are via email ( or through our Facebook page ( and we will respond as soon as we can.  You can also call the Trust on 01889 880100

Thank you for your support at this difficult time.

Our latest coronavirus update


The Wolseley Centre

Oct half-term -we are opening our Wolseley Centre shop for half-term (from 24th Oct-2nd Nov) Hours of trading 9-4pm Mon to Fri and 10-4 Sat & Sun. We will also be running just for half-term, a Halloween or Autumn Trail £1.50 (does not include a prize). Will be operating a restricted occupancy into the centre and a one-way system.  Entry for the shop, toilets and reception will be via the centre's main entrance only. The entrance to the cafe is separate and is to be accessed around the back of the building as per since reopening after lockdown.

After Oct half-term At the moment, our plans are for our Wolseley Centre grounds and Kingfisher Cafe will remain open but the centre itself, shop and the toilets will be closed (we have portalooes on site for emergencies). If you intend to visit Wolseley please read our recent site updates here

Westport Lake Visitor Centre

Please note that  the Westport Lake Visitor Centre is now open, you can find out more here 

Nature Reserves

Most of our reserves are now open to the public. Check reserve listings here for updated information 

People Engament events 

We are excited to announce that our face to face People Engagement programme resumed in August. You can find out more about this here and see our upcoming planned events here 

We look forward to welcoming you back!

Charity shops

Our charity shops are open and also able to accept donations but running at reduced times / dates - find out more here


If you would like to contact us regarding your membership, please email us on and we will get back to you as soon as we can. If you wish to cancel your membership, please make sure you have left your name, postcode and membership number (should you know it) and if you pay by Direct Debit please also cancel directly with your bank and we will receive a notification. Please note that due to Government guidelines regarding Coronavirus, most office staff are now working from home, so there may be a delay in sending out membership packs and post. We will endeavor to send this out to you as soon as possible.  In addition to this, due to the huge amount of amazing people, who have wished to join as a member in response to our nature recovery appeal, we currently have approximately a 4-week waiting time on processing memberships. Please bear with us and thank you for your support.

New-look Wolseley

The Wolseley Centre

The Wolseley Centre (Staffordshire Wildlife Trust's main office) and general enquiries:

Address: The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0WT.

Tel: 01889 880100 


Opening times:


The Wolseley Centre grounds are currently open daily 9am-4pm

The Centre itself and toilets remain closed but we have placed portaloos onsite for emergencies only.

Our Kingfisher Cafe is open 10am-3.30pm Monday to Sunday with a limited menu on offer including breakfast sandwiches, paninis , jacket potatoes, chips, sandwiches, homemade soup, hot and cold drinks, wide selection of cake and ice creams. There are tables available both inside and outside

We are also offering a limited takeaway menu

The queue for the café, which will close at 3pm, will be at the rear of the building and people are being encouraged to adhere to the signage and wear masks unless seated at tables. 

Westport Lake - cafe view

Westport Lake Visitor Centre

COVID 19 update ***please note that Westport Lake cafe and visitor centre is now open,  find further info here***

Address: Westport Lake Visitor Centre, Westport Lake Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4RZ

Tel: 01782 826985


Opening times:

Monday to Sunday 10am- 3pm

HIghgate Common - Nature Reserve

Highgate Common Community Building

Address: Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Highgate Common Cory Community Building, Highgate Road, Nr Enville, DY7 5BS

Tel: 01384 221798


Opening times (community building car park and toilets): 9am - 4.30pm

Charity shop volunteer

Credit: Susan Freeman 

Leek charity shop

Address: 36 Derby Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 5AB

Tel: 01538 398989


Opening times: Monday - Saturday 9.30am-4.30pm 

Anyone who wishes to donate goods should please call the shop in advance 

Volunteering - charity shop

Credit: Susan Freeman 

Penkridge Charity Shop

Address: 1 Market Street, Penkrdige, Staffordshire ST19 5DJ

Tel: 01785 847261


Opening times: Monday - Saturday 9am-4pm

Anyone who wishes to donate goods should please call the shop in advance 

Explore our charity shops

Codsall charty shop

Address: Wolverhamption Road, Birches Bridge, Staffordshire, WV8 1PE

Tel: 01902 842417


Opening times: Monday - Saturday 9am-4pm

Anyone who wishes to donate goods should please call the shop in advance 

Press enquiries

For all media and press enquiries please call the media office on 01889 880140. The media office is manned between 8am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. Alternatively email Jon Owen, Press and Social Media Officer,

Other enquiries 

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The Trust does not have a wildlife rescue service. If you find a sick or injured animal, please see below to find out one of the following organisations or advice.

Wildlife Rescue