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Drusillas Zoo Park

 

This page provides a summary of basic information for this animal park as at 12th September 2000. To check for up to date information and full details please visit the official website at :

Drusillas Zoo Park

 

Name Drusillas Zoo Park

Address:
Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS

Telephone number:
+44 0 1323 874100

Fax Number
+44 0 1323 874101

E-mail address

  drusilla@drusilla.demon.co.uk

Opening Hours

Everyday except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
10.00am to 5.00pm last admission (summer)
last admission 4.00pm in winter

Facilities

  • Cafe and Fully Licensed Restaurant
  • Gift Shops
  • Full Wheelchair Access
  • Sensory Trail
  • Indoor Toddler Village for under 5's
  • Interactive Information Signs
  • Undercover Picnic Area's
  • Toilet and Baby Changing Facilities
  • Low Level Child Friendly Viewing

 

Feeding

  •  

 

Shows

  • We have Keeper Talks daily at
  • 12:00pm                 primates
  • 12:30pm                 porcupine & mongoose 
  •  3:15pm                  otters
  • 11:00am & 4:00pm  penguins

Animal Encounter Sessions, on a variety of topics, are held at weekends and during school holidays at the following times: 1:30pm , 2:30pm , and (at busy times) 3:30pm

 

Acres

10

Other

  • Train
  • Wacky Workshop childrens activities such as mask making, plaster cast's and face painting
  • Adventureland (1 acre of Childrens Play Area)

Number Of Species

Number of animals

  Number of Species Number of Specimens
Mammals

53

438

Birds

51

194

Reptiles

32

82

Amphibians

5

32

Fish

21

92

Invertebrates

34

800++

Totals

196

1638

 
Annual number of visitors Number of staff Area in acres Association memberships

250,000

8

10

 

 

  Your Day at Drusillas Zoo Park
10.00am Zoo Opens
11.00am Penguin Keeper Talk
12.00pm Primate Keeper Talk
12.30pm Porcupine and Mongoose Keeper Talk
3.15pm Otter Keeper Talk
4.00pm Penguin Keeper Talk
4.00pm Last Admission Winter
5.00pm Last Admission Summer

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New this year (2000) Drusillas have opened a 'Millennium Bugs' exhibition (invertebrates) and a saki & golden-headed lion tamarin enclosure.

Rating

 

This page was checked for accuracy by Drusillas Park on 12th September 2000.

 

This page provides summary information only to allow a consistent approach for entries in this website directory and aid comparison. We cannot accept any responsibility for the information or services offered and advise you to check details with the animal collection concerned.  

Last Updated 04/02/2001