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A Great Day Out Whatever The Weather


Open 7 days a week 9.30am - 5pm all year Indoor Play Area, Animal Barn, Outdoor Play Area, Child Friendly Tea Room, Gift Shop, Birthday Parties, School/Nursery Trips, Tractor & Trailer Riders, Football Pitch, Brook Walk, Animal Paddock Walk, Indoor Picnic Area

For further information call 01273 832201

Blue Reef Aquarium, Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW. Open daily from 10am - 5pm, 01424 718 776 Brighton Sealife Centre, Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1TB. closed until early 2012, 01273 604234 Drusillas Park, Alfriston Rd just off the A27, BN26 5QS. Zoo and extensive adventure playgrounds, open daily from 10am - 5pm, 01323 874100 Huxley’s Birds of Prey Centre, Falcon Lodge, Sedgwick Lane, Horsham RH13 6QD. Open Winter Sundays from 11am - 4pm, 01403 273 458 Knockhatch Adventure Park, On A22 at Hailsham, Hailsham BN27 3GD, animals, soft play, ski slope, 01323 442051 Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, on B2192 between Ringmer and Halland, Approx 1000 animals enjoying a happy, peaceful life including horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, rabbits, chipmunks, tortoises, and exotic birds. Visitor centre, coffee shop and gift shop.Open daily from 10am - 4pm, 01825 840252 RSPB Mallydams Wood, Peter James Lane, Fairlight, Hastings, TN35 4AH, wildlife rehabilitation centre, education centre and woodland nature reserve. 0300 1230750. Sealife Centre, Brighton, closed until early 2012, 01273 604234

Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down, Near Uckfield TN22 4HJ. working woodland for walking, picnics, BBQ, wild camping, cut your own Christmas tree, open daily 10.30am - 5pm, 01825 830509 Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Mill Street, Arundel BN18 9PB. Open daily, 01903 883 355

)DPLO\)DUPV Blackberry Farm, Whitesmith BN8 6JD, a working farm with lots of fun and indoor soft play area including a new jumping pillow, 01825 872912 Middle Farm Countryside Centre, Firle, BN8 6LJ, farm, playground, play barn, farm shop, café, 01323 811411 Sharnfold Farm, Stone Cross, near Eastbourne, farm trails, animals, play area, farm shop, café, 01323 768490 Spring Barn Farm, Kingston Road, Lewes BN7 3ND, family farm, 01273 488450 Washbrooks Family Farm, Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9EF, family farm with animals, indoor and outdoor play areas, 01273 832201

)DUP:DONV Plaw Hatch Farm Walk, Old Plaw Hatch Farm, Sharpthorne, RH19 4JL: a walk around a working biodynamic community, free, 01342 810201

Woods Mill Countryside Centre, Henfield BN5 9SD, HQ of Sussex Wildlife Trust and an environmental education centre. A peaceful setting, comprising woodland, meadows and a reed-fringed lake, open year round except for 2 weeks at Christmas, no dogs, 01273 49263

Museums Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton, 194 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 5AA. Quirky celebration of natural history including stuffed birds, butterflies, fossils and bones dating back to dinasaur times. Closed Thu. Open 10am - 5pm except Sun, open only from 2pm - 5pm, 01273 292777 Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion, BN1 1EE, local history, art, pottery, Body Gallery plus children’s workshops, open Tue - Sun, 10am - 5pm, 01273 29090 Hove Museum & Art Gallery, BN3 4AB, step into a world of toys, cinema, local history, and fine art. Closed Wed and Sun am, 01273 290200 Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, PO1 3LJ. Open 9am - 4pm. Home of HMS Victory HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose Museum. Win tickets to A Victorian Festival of Christmas see p16, 02392 778604

Outdoor Pursuits Centres Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, Shoreham, climbing wall, canoeing, mountain biking, 01273 462928

Amazon Outdoor Events at Knockhatch Adventure Park, Hailsham, 1yrs+, 0844 2570433 Bewl Water Outdoor Centre, watersports, climbing, and residential centre, 01892 890716 Blackland Farm near East Grinstead, climbing, zipwire, abseiling, canoeing, archery, orienteering etc, 01342 810493

Railways Bentley Miniature, at Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum, near Halland, open Sundays year-round, 01825 870573 Bluebell Railway, Horsted Keynes & Sheffield Park, Open weekends in Nov/Dec and Santa Specials, closed Jan/Feb, 01825 720825 Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway, Tenterden, Northiam and Bodiam Stations, open weekends & school Holidays, Santa Specials and half term events, 11am - 5pm, 01580 765155 Lavender Line Steam Railway, Isfield Open weekends & school holidays, Santa Specials, 11am - 5pm, 01825 750515

Science Centres Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux, BN27 1RN. 10am - 5pm (limited opening Dec/ Jan), 01323 832731 South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre, Kingsham Road, Chichester, PO19 8RP, limited opening hours, 01243 774400


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