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!
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:
For school visits, please go to our Education page .
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 by donation in the winter months.
10:00 – 16:00 winter
10:00 – 18:00 summer
Last entry half an hour before closing
Closed: Christmas Day
Plan your Visit
For more information please visit our Contact Us page .
fax: (01293) 511803
email: click to email us
Open Mon to Fri 8:30am-5pm