Widely known as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that includes animals, adventure play and rides! With the zoo at the heart of Drusillas you’ll come face to face with hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas. However, animals are only half the fun! Your little monkeys will adore themed adventure play areas including Go Wild!, Go Bananas!, Amazon Adventure and Get Wet! - the ultimate splash pad experience! And don’t miss both Hello Kitty Secret Garden with three popular rides or the roar-some attraction Go Safari! where you’ll soar into the skies with the exciting Hippopotobus and Flying Cheetah rides or adventure through the zoo on the Safari Express train. Forthcoming Events 2018:
Wednesday 14th February: Skye and Rubble from PAW Patrol at Drusillas Park
Thursday 15th February: Hello Kitty. Address: Drusillas Park & Zoo
, Alfriston Road,
BN26 5QSTel:01323 874100
SEA STARS Opens from 10th February 2018 Get up close to the stars of the sea!
See the eye-catching array of starfish from across the world’s oceans in our brand new feature, Sea Stars. Displayed in a dazzling setting of colour, lights and innovative tanks, our newest exhibit is sure to blow you away. Address: SEA LIFE Centre, Marine Parade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1TB. Tel: 08714 232110
KNIGHTS & PRINCESSESFebruary Half Term Monday 12th - Friday 16th February 2018 10am - 3pm
Join our academy with hands on medieval fun this half term and transform yourself into a courtly Lord or Lady with tips on everything from curtsies to combat.
Become a chivalrous servant to King and country, by training as a Page and progressing to a Squire. Learn to be a lady and be officially crowned as a Princess. Demonstrate your skills and dedication to also graduate as a Knight.
English Heritage Member FREE. Family £29.10
FAMILY ADVENTURES AT NATIONAL TRUST
Come rain or shine there'll be plenty of family fun during FEBRUARY HALF TERM at places we look after. Enjoy some fresh air and go wild in the woods, or get creative indoors and discover intriguing stories from ages past.
SHEFFILED PARK: Pine Cone Crafts Mon 12 - Fri 16th February 2018 11:00-12:00
Visit during half-term and have a go at crafting with our Sheffield Park pine cones.
NYMANS : Family Trail 'Frames of fun' February & March 10:00 - 15:30
Follow our picture frame themed trail through the garden this winter.
STANDEN HOUSE AND GARDENSChildren's Trail 10th - 18th February 2018 10:00-15:00
Blow away the cobwebs by taking part in this fun children's trail in the garden.
DEVIL'S DYKE: Half Term Baking at Saddlescombe Farm Sunday 11th February 2018 10:30-14:00. Join us to experience making bread or pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor and without a thermometer!
BATEMAN'S: The Kipling Children half-term trail Sat 10th - Sun 18th February 2018 10:00-15:00 Discover some of the Kipling children's favourite toys on our half-term trail. World Book Day Thurs 1 March; 11am-4pm It's World Book Day today, so come along and celebrate. World Book weekend Sat 3 & Sun 4 March 2017; 11am-4pm
Following on from World Book Day on 1 March, join us for a weekend of celebration.
Come and listen to one of our storytellers, dress up as your favorite Kipling character or colour in your own book page.
PETWORTH HOUSE & PARK: A Winter's Trail Fri 02 - 18th February 2018 10:00-15:30
Wrap up warm this season exploring the Pleasure Grounds and discover what winter means to Petworth as a family.
BODIAM CASTLE:World Book Day; Thursday 1 March 2018
Join us as we celebrate World Book Day.
UPPARK HOUSE AND GARDEN: February half-term trail Sat 10 - 18th February 2018 10:00-16:00. Pick up our Signs of Spring family trail this half-term and explore the grounds.
A Merlin Annual Pass opens the door to over 30 magical worlds across the UK, so wherever you live, you’re guaranteed to have the ultimate passport to fun! And now with passes from only £109pp there's even more reason to step into your year of awesome. With a Merlin Annual Pass, experience the UK’s biggest and best attractions, including the Coca-Cola London Eye, THORPE PARK Resort, DreamWorks Tours Shrek’s Adventure! London, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Alton Towers Resort, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, SEA LIFE Centres across the UK and many more. Not only that, Passholders can unlock special benefits and discounts throughout the year.
Whether you’re looking to discover historic houses, roam in beautiful gardens or wander through stunning countryside, National Trust membership is your key to unlimited unforgettable days out.
Properties in Sussex: Alfriston Clergy House, Batemans, Bodiam castle, Cuckmere Valley, Devil's Dyke, Lamb House, Monk's House, Nymans Gardens, Petworth House & Park, Sheffield Park, Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill, Standen, Uppark House & Garden, Wakehurst Place.
National Trust Memberships Family: Two adults (aged 18+) and up to five children (17 or under), all living at the same address. Under 5s go free.