Zoos, Farms and Wildlife Sanctuaries

Animal-themed days out in East Sussex, your guide to venues where you can meet our feathered, furry and woolly friends...

Knockhatch adventure Park
Nr Hailsham
80 acre site with a wide range of farm animals and birds of prey. Boating lake, indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds.

National Cat Adoption Centre

Chelwood Gate Nr Haywards Heath
Set in countryside near the beautiful Ashdown Forest. Visitor centre, 202 pen adoption centre and exhibition area full of fascinating cat facts.

Mallydams Wood Wildlife Centre

Fairlight, Nr Hastings
A well established Wildlife rehabilitation centre in 55 acres of woodland. Regular guided walks and organised events, check our WHAT'S ON section for details.

Middle Farm

Nr Lewes
625 acre, working family farm open to the public offering a great day out for all ages. Farm shop and huge collection of Cider & Perry.

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Open to visitors between 10am and 4pm, enjoy various walks and see around 1,000 animals enjoying a happy and peaceful life. Visitor centre with information on the work done to prevent and relieve animal cruelty.

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
A Mosaic of natural habitats to explore. A network of paths provide opportunities to see many plants and animals, many of which are rarely seen. Each visit will lead to discovering something new.

Seven Sisters Sheep Centre

Nr Eastbourne
A warm welcome from a family run farm set in beautiful Sussex downland just 1 mile from Beachy Head. Packed with animals and lots of activities for adults and children alike.

Sharnfold Farm & Shop
Nr Eastbourne
Excellent selection of "home grown" fruit, vegetables and meat. Come and pick your own produce or just come for a peaceful stroll around our farm trail.
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