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National Cat Adoption Centre & Visitors Centre

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Address: Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7DE, England
Phone Number: 01825741900
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a cat oasis in beatiful surroundings 🐱

A real find, not just for cat lovers!! There is something for everyone. Beautiful surroundings, lots of wildlife (we saw foxes and squirrels ) and a nature trail too. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A real find, not just for cat lovers!! There is something for everyone. Beautiful surroundings, lots of wildlife (we saw foxes and squirrels ) and a nature trail too. The kitties are so well looked after by a team of dedicated staff (paid and volunteers ), admin and hands on too. And the cafe sells delicious freshly baked delectables. Oh...and... More 

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Romney Marsh Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A very attractive centre with lots to see apart from the gorgeous cats and the lovely pens they have. Beautiful surroundings in the middle of the lovely Ashdown forest. Lovely cafe, friendly and helpful staff and a lovely shop to browse in with lots of lovely gifts including paintings of cats Plenty of useful information on cats and their welfare... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good place to take the grandchildren for a couple of hours. You can look at all the cats that are up for adoption and even buy one and give it a good home. There is a gift shop, play area for young children and a cafe, limited menu, but fine for a light lunch or tea and cakes. Also a... More 

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I got forced to visit by my daughter. I did enjoy it though. It's a working establishment whose main aim is to care for cats & then find them homes. Very well informed & friendly staff. A great cafe attached. About an hour is enough. No entry fee but donations are welcome of course.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Lovely day out to see the cats ready for adoption. Tasty freshly made lunch and divine cake for aafternoon tea. Sweet little gift shop and play area. Will be going back and may even visit the nature trail at the back next time.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We found this place by chance in a leaflet about Susses when we were staying for a few days. It was lovely to see the cats - it was very clean & none of the cats looked stressed or unhappy. There are three wings to view and then a shop and cafe. We had a really nice cup of coffee... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Worked here for a week for work placement. Friendly people, and welcoming atmosphere. Similar to the B&B. Made the whole experience more amazing!

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Essex, England
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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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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 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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Address: Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7DE, England
Phone Number: 01825741900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath

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