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Tilgate Nature Centre

new year, new start

New for 2018 - Americas Zone now open

Over the winter we have redeveloped a quarter of Tilgate Nature Centre into a new Americas-themed zone, our largest project to date.

Visitors can see some of the amazing creatures from North and South America including the colourful flock of macaws, the world’s largest rodent, the capybara, and the strange looking axolotls.

 

  

new year, new start

New for 2018 - Americas Zone now open

Over the winter we have redeveloped a quarter of Tilgate Nature Centre into a new Americas-themed zone, our largest project to date.

Visitors can see some of the amazing creatures from North and South America including the colourful flock of macaws, the world’s largest rodent, the capybara, and the strange looking axolotls.

 

  

Located in the stunning Tilgate Park , Tilgate Nature Centre houses over 100 different species. From otters to owls, mongoose to mice and parrots to pigs, there are so many animals to learn about, a visit to Tilgate Nature Centre is not to be missed!

Meerkat pups

Our Mission Statement

To provide an affordable day out that educates and inspires visitors and has great animal welfare at its heart.

What’s available at the Nature Centre?

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for our public talks, displays, competitions and quizzes happening throughout the year.

Interactive experiences including:

Stay up to date with everything that’s happening at the Nature Centre, including lots of pictures of the animals at the Nature Centre Blog and Facebook .

Education

For school visits, please go to our Education page .

Conservation

We participate in international breeding programmes with a number of our animals including bald ibis, Asian short-clawed otters and Utila’s spiny-tailed iguana. We have also been involved in the re-introduction of Fen raft spiders in the UK.

Entry Prices

Bagot Goat at Tilgate Nature Centre

Opening Times

25 March – 28 October: 10:00am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

29 October onwards: 10:00am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

Last entry an hour before closing

Closed: Christmas Day

Plan your Visit

For more information please visit our Contact Us page .


01293 438000 comments@crawley.gov.uk click to email us
Town Hall
The Boulevard
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 1UZ
Open Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5pm

Contact Us

tel:
01293 438000

email: click to email us

address:
Town Hall
The Boulevard
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 1UZ
Open Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5pm

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