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Drusillas Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Not just for kids!

My husband & I went to Drusillas last week. It’s quite a few years since we were last there, when... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lesley M
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I paid £135 for this experience where you go round with a regular keeper from 10-3.30 seeing all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark M
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Widely regarded as the best small zoo in Europe Drusillas Park offers a fun finding-out day out. Brilliant play areas including Go Wild! Go Bananas! and Amazon Adventure. Plus a splashpad, Hello Kitty Secret Garden and African-themed three-ride...more
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Alfriston Road, Berwick, Polegate BN26 5QS, England
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+44 1323 874100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband & I went to Drusillas last week. It’s quite a few years since we were last there, when our boys were much younger, but it was great to go back and see all the things that bought back really happy memories. I had...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I paid £135 for this experience where you go round with a regular keeper from 10-3.30 seeing all the animals you want to at close quarters and hand feed those that are safe for you to do without getting nipped. This included penguins, meercats, kapibaras,...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been here before, took my 9 year old niece and we both enjoyed the visit, no big animals but a great variety of smaller animals and with the children's play areas it proved to be a very good choice for animal mad...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place for all ages to include the zoo, different playgrounds/areas for all ages, food huts and restaurant which are excellent value and good quality.

Thank 444Anon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for somewhere to spend a few hours this is a good place. The animals are varied and were very lively, if you have children the place is great with lots of rides and activities for them, it has a large car...More

Thank 557stephenb
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 11 year old daughter has a thing about sloths and the meet and feed the sloth experience was the 'best present she has ever had'. Sam the keeper was fab, knowledgeable, chatty and really friendly, putting my daughter as ease. We had lots of...More

Thank Zahra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The penguin encounter experience involves spending some time with the keepers behind the scenes of the Penguin enclosure, then feeding the penguins some fish. We booked this for our 10 year old and 8 year old, it lasted about 40 minutes. The staff were very...More

Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Drusillas for the first time with our family (4year old and 15month old) and had an absolutely brilliant day. The zoo is full all types of different animals that you don't alway see at other zoo and you can get very close to...More

Thank Explorer47600989441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family for Drusillas for a birthday treat (35 now 😔) with my 11 month old son. Ive been here a few times when i was young but first time with my family. To be honest I think he is still a bit too...More

Thank ADZ552
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 8 year old daughter was lucky enough to be a zoo keeper for the day with Julie. From the very beginning to the end of the day she had an absolute blast. Her day began with preparing the animals food. My husband accompanied her...More

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Viv C
8 August 2018|
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Response from Summerlok | Reviewed this property |
It depends what kind of animals you like. If you are especially keen on small mammals and especially small monkeys, which they have a lot of and they're all lovely, then yes it's worth going without children. I've been with... More
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Cara L
7 August 2018|
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Response from Summerlok | Reviewed this property |
Virtually all the animals have indoor housing for bad weather and fairly generous outdoor areas for good weather and can move freely between. The open air, walk through lemur enclosure is a treat! The bat cave may not be for... More
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naazccc
6 August 2018|
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Response from SamanthaC107 | Reviewed this property |
No there isn’t a dedicated taxi rank but they do have a “taxi phone” in guest services on the far wall as you walk in (it’s the little stand-alone hut as you walk to the entrance) and I would suggest booking in advance and... More
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Nikki H
16 May 2018|
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Response from Phil H | Reviewed this property |
It has a few bits but it gets VERY busy
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Alesha S
27 March 2018|
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Response from SuzannahEastSussex | Reviewed this property |
picnic is fine.There is an area for picnics with tables.Few restaurants on site as well. I prefer to take our food as most of them offer burgers and if you are not big fan as me you will probably end up having just ice... More
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