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National Cat Adoption Centre & Visitors Centre

Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7LQ, England
+44 1825 741900
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A "must visit" for cat lovers

We had spent a few hours visiting nearby Borde Hill Gardens and picked up a leaflet of places to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colin B
Etchingham, United Kingdom
We love this place!

My partner and two daughters have been to the National Cat Adoption Centre lots of times. The cafe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath RH17 7LQ, England
+44 1825 741900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had spent a few hours visiting nearby Borde Hill Gardens and picked up a leaflet of places to visit in Sussex and saw the National Cat Centre was nearby so decided to visit. Glad we did as we like cats and lost our aged...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and two daughters have been to the National Cat Adoption Centre lots of times. The cafe, shop and actually seeing the cats are all lovely! It's great to see a rescue that has clean pens for the cats in their care, they really...More

Thank thesunseekers1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely time looking around the adoption centre at the cats and a pleasant visit to the cafe. However, my time in the cafe was only spoilt by what seemed to be an abrupt, unfriendly lady with short black hair. This is unfortunate,...More

3  Thank lou123ise
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Visited the centre with family. The cats were wonderful and well cared for , perfect if you love cats. Will definately visit again.

Thank Maggie101962
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Basically I can't give it a bad rating because I love cats!! There my favourite animal! Knowing that there giving them an opportunity to get a new home is so thoughtful! If you like cats this is the place to be!

Thank Danielbtdm G
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great day visiting the centre and the painting exhibition to celebrate their anniversary. Beautiful building and amazing site. Didn't know there was a donkey sanctuary in the grounds as well, unfortunately we didn't have time to visit. Plus there are walking trails around the extensive...More

Thank Lin M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit for all, not just to adopt a cat but to see the history of the environment and the work of the charity. The donkeys are also good to see, although they are quite aloof. Although we didn't do it, there is...More

Thank Dottie119
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My daughter & I visit here regularly to see the cats we take over toys & food. They have lovely open days to help raise money for the centre they also have a behind the scenes tour & also hold birthday parties there which is...More

Thank Tasha231274
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Went here in Feb and was surprised at how new and nice the centre is. It's a lovely place to spend some time at and the donkeys are an added bonus. I wish they had chickens as well! I can't understand why people are annoyed...More

2  Thank VJG27
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We took the children for what we hoped would be an educational trip and an insight into what it means to look after a cat. The centre is signposted and easy to find. Plenty of parking and they also had an additional overflow area. The...More

Thank Joseph S
NCAC C, Manager at National Cat Adoption Centre & Visitors Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we are always open to suggestions on ways we can improve our services, however it is probably worth me explaining why, as a general visitor, you were not able to stroke the cats. The main reason for the Adoption Centre...More

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