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National Cat Adoption Centre - Visitors Centre

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Address: Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7DE, England
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Visited on a bank holiday monday in May, found out about this place in a leaflet, and so pleased we visited! If you love cats you must take a trip here! It is free to visit, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Essex, England
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Essex, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Visited on a bank holiday monday in May, found out about this place in a leaflet, and so pleased we visited! If you love cats you must take a trip here! It is free to visit, and you dont have to be adopting to wander around. There are three wings full of cats. All so well looked after! Very clean... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our daughter loves cats so we decided to go here for her benefit. It was great to see the work that the charity does to re-home the animals and the ability to look around the facilities for free is admirable. Unfortunately, it wasn't really the day out we were expecting. If you wish to only go and look at the... More 

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NCAC C, Manager at National Cat Adoption Centre - Visitors Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is very important for us to hear what peoples experiences are so we can continue to improve our service. We are currently in discussions on different ways to improve the site as a whole but I hope you were able to enjoy all the facilities that we do currently have. The Nature trail is... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you like, i mean love, cats then this is a nice detour trip. If you are looking to adopt then the centre presents the creme de la creme of cats for adoption (at least they look and act that way). I think these cats know how lucky they are so make sure you're up to the standard :)

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Valley du Loir
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We often meet up with friends and family in the café. They always have a great range of cakes and there's a variety of hot food dishes and sandwiches are made to order. We like to shop in the gift shop but the icing on the cake is visiting the gorgeous cats, who are lovingly looked after here while waiting... More 

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NCAC C, Manager at National Cat Adoption Centre - Visitors Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed visiting the centre and seeing all the cats, and agree that the cakes are delicious! We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a lovely place to visit. Cat's Protection's National Cattery on site, a lovely café and visitor centre. Children will love it here! You can visit the cats and learn about them, take the nature trail through the beautiful National Park and then have a delicious lunch, or enjoy one of the many homemade cakes with a cuppa. It's... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our first visit was nice saw a lot a mid age and old cats only one was playfully. We ask the lady to have a look at them, but she said today they are all sick! She said come upcoming Saturday it's an open day and the you can see all cats. Today we went there and we ask to... More 

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NCAC C, Manager at National Cat Adoption Centre - Visitors Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you find the location as delightful as we do, but are sorry to hear that you didn't have a positive experience when visiting. We did have to close our kitten homing wing as some of them became poorly, we would never intentionally home a... More 

Hassocks, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It does not matter whether you intend to visit this place merely to view the cats up for re-homing, or whether you go there with the specific intention of obtaining a cat, they welcome everyone and furthermore the attraction is free, although being a charity they would warmly welcome any donations. I've done both, so I know! All the staff... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

this is an amazing place, several of my cats have come from here. The facilities are excellent & visitors are encouraged to interact with the cats looking for homes. Then you can go for coffee & wonderful homemade cake. What more can you want?

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Large, clean and very beautifully designed premises.Lovely staff that are friendly and helpful. If you are looking for a cat or kitten give this place a try please

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Visited today for the first time with my husband and my mother in law! We all absolutely loved it! The cats were just gorgeous, their pods were beautifully clean with lovely beds and indoor and outdoor space. The staff were really chatty and knowledgeable. We visited the cafe which had only a limited menu today (cake and sandwiches) Sandwiches were... More 

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