Visit the NBC

The National Breeding Centre in National Breeding Centre Building EntranceWarwickshire has a range of facilities for welcoming visitors. It is conveniently situated, just off the M40 at junctions 13 and 14.

Scheduled Tours

Scheduled tour on the outside walkwayThis is a free 2 hour experience which runs 3 times per week, plus occasional Saturdays. We can accommodate individuals, families, groups and coach parties of up to 50 people.

School Tours

School Tour of Guide Dogs National Breeding CentreThis is a free interactive 2 hour tour for children at Key Stage age. We can accommodate up to 40 children on this fun and educational tour.

Puppy Helper Experience

Puppy Helper Experience, group of children holding puppiesThis is an interactive session, limited to 6 people. Participants will spend time with puppies, attend a dog training demonstration, and possible meet a guide dog owner.
We have separate sessions for adults and juniors, and will introduce a family session in 2015.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms available at Guide Dogs National Breeding CentreWe have a number of meeting rooms to cater for a variety of requirements for group sizes up to 60 people, or breakfast meetings for up to 50 people. Brief tours or training modules can be arranged as part of your day with us.

Tour and Workshop Experience

Manufacturing -in -the -harness -workshop _2Why not combine a tour of Guide Dogs' National Breeding Centre with a tour of the Leather Workshop where the team make mobility equipment to support guide dog partnerships?


Christmas at the NBC

Xmas Pup

Come and experience Christmas time at the National Breeding Centre and visit our Christmas market.

NBC Virtual Tour

To access a larger version of the video, click the 'full screen' icon in the window. There are screen reader accessible buttons for simple control of the video.

Become a Patron

Patron With A Small Puppy

If you would like to make a life changing gift and become a National Breeding Centre Patron with an annual gift of £1000 or more please contact Alison Parker or call 0118 983 8737 or 07789 617807. Discover more about becoming a patron.