The Wildlife Heritage Foundation (WHF) Big Cat Sanctuary is home to over 50 big cats. This registered charity is recognised as the biggest, most successful breeding centre in Europe for the endangered big cats of the world working to ensure they are protected from extinction.
The Foundation provides a safe, secure and stress free environment for their animals which is proven in the success of their breeding programmes. Their ultimate objective is to see Big Cats safely reintroduced into the wild in their natural habitat, with the help of breeding, education and protection programmes all raising awareness worldwide of the importance of preservation of our natural world.
The WHF Big Cat Sanctuary is located in Smarden. The site occupies 38 acres of Kent countryside, with enclosures specially designed to suit the types of cats housed within them.
The WHF is not open to the public, but supports the site's running costs by way of Big Cat Experiences, including Big Cat Encounter, Ranger for the Day, Photographic Day, Big Cat Adoptions, Gift Vouchers and an African Lodge Experience. The Big Cat Sanctuary will be hosting open days on 16, 17, 18 & 19 July 2015. You can book now to see their big cat collection of over 50 big cats including the White Lion pride! The open days will include Big Cat Health Checks and Enrichment, Falconry Displays, face painting, stalls, BBQ & ice-cream, bouncy castle, crafts and fun for all the family. Entry costs £10 per person, and under 5s are free. You can book online at www.whf.org.uk.
For your chance to win a weekend big cat family encounter at the wildlife heritage foundation in smarden just answer this question:
In which village is WHF located?
Enter your answer with your contact details below or post to: The Wildlife Heritage Foundation Competition, Wealden Times, 21 Stone Street, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3HF by 17 July 2015.
*There is no cash alternative. All entrants' details will be passed on to Wildlife Heritage Foundation and Wealden Times Events. Please let us know if you do not wish your details to be passed on.