East Sussex has so much to offer visitors old and new. We have added below details of some local attractions for ideas of places to visit and things to do.
Widely recognised as the best small zoo in the UK (many would say Europe!) Drusillas has earned that reputation by creating an animal and child friendly environment. Encompassing a wonderful selection of wild animals in stunning habitats, a childrens adventure playground, a Thomas the Tank Engine Railway and family restaurants, there's more than enough to keep couples and families entertained.
Set in 60 acres of private woodland in our village of Chiddingly, Glebe Field is a family run school which offers riding for all ages and abilities. Owner Jackie Russell Phone: 01825 872198 or mobile 07746635213.
Is a National Trust property. It has 120 acre's of beautiful woodland gardens, a chain of five lakes with picturesque waterfalls and a 25 foot cascade between the different levels. Superb variety of trees and shrubs, making this a good place to visit in any season.
Preserved steam railway. This is a superb attraction recreating the golden age of steam with many organised special events throughout the year. The railway is managed and run largely by volunteers. It has the largest collection of steam locomotives after the National Railway Museum, and a collection of carriages and wagons unrivalled in the South of England. You can relax with afternoon tea on the 1.5 hour return trip from Sheffield Park through the Sussex countryside.
Awarded a quality assured visitor attraction by enjoyEngland.com, open 7 days a week throughout the year. This attraction has around 200 animals including ponies, deer, llamas & pigs to name a few. With indoor and large outdoor play areas, tractor rides, animal handling, and picnic areas, all this makes BlackberryFarm a wonderful and fun filled family day out.