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Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

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Supporting a worthwhile cause

Wonderful animal sanctuary in a rural setting. They deserve lots of support. Started with just a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David P
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Great day out

Lovely day out ,kids get to see lots of animals , although the cafe a little over priced and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kellyh712016
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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“lovely place”(16 reviews)
“free entry”(11 reviews)
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| The Broyle, Ringmer, Lewes BN8 5AJ, England
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+44 1825 840252
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was expecting to put money in a pot as it’s charity run and relies on donations, however I would have liked to have paid once I’d seen what my money was being spent on and after the visit. As other reviews state, we were pressured...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No longer free entry greeted by avery aggresive mannered man under atent demanding entry free donation of £5 an adult when ididnt have any cash he demanded taken acard payment or become amember of looking after apet donating money regulary irefused to pay explained ipay...More

Thank 09456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhere since visiting and all changed, not for the better, in outer opinion. Firstly, we were confronted with a person under a canopy collecting money - suggested donation £5 each. There were 4 off us, our friends visiting us from Durham. Thought it would be...More

2  Thank 455Douglas1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful animal sanctuary in a rural setting. They deserve lots of support. Started with just a few horses I think, now had dogs, cats and lots of other animals.

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely day out ,kids get to see lots of animals , although the cafe a little over priced and the toilet needs to be kept regularly looked in on..

Thank kellyh712016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No entrance fee or parking fees Children play area Restaurant for light meals and plenty of things to entertain everyone

Thank JohnKDenton
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband took our 2 year old son here to see the animals, we paid the donation amount asked for of £5 per person, we were having a lovely day and decided to have lunch, my son ate slowly so we missed the...More

2  Thank Emma R
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely place to visit if you love animals. The walk round is lovely and you see so many animals all kept in wonderful surroundings. I normally visit once a month as I love the Charity Shop as well as the cafe. There's also a...More

Thank Val D
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Spent a lovely couple of hours here walking round and looking at what animals there were to see. Sadly we couldn't see the cats and dogs for their well being's sake which is understandable although the friends we were with were hoping to adopt some...More

Thank j0die66
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I've visited Raystede a couple of times now. Always really helpful and friendly staff. It's so lovely that the animals are allowed to interact with public...or not ! if they don't feel like it, it is after all their 'sanctuary'. They have a friends supporters...More

Thank 103jaycee
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G4rden
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