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Drusillas Park

Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS

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Children on a leopard funfair ride at Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex


Drusillas is reopening on 26 June in a limited capacity (zoo, takeaway and toilets), with the remaining facilities opening on 4 July subject to government guidance. Please read this page and book online before visiting.


Widely regarded as the best small zoo in Europe, the award-winning Drusillas Park in East Sussex offers a fun finding-out day out for all the family.

With over one hundred different animal species, there is plenty to enthral every visitor - young or old! Come and see some amazing animals, from meerkats to sloths, to penguins, lemurs, monkeys and more.

Don’t miss out on the amazing walk-through enclosures; get nose to nose with a curious group of ring-tailed lemurs in Lemurland, then grab a nectar pot and feed the friendly flock of rainbows lorikeets in Lory Landing. Animal nuts will also love exploring the bat cave and spotting all the furry faces along the zoo route, including Oli and Diego the giant anteaters and the lovable sloths Flash and Gordon.

However, animals are only half the fun! Kids will adore all the themed adventure play areas. Watch as your little ones make like a monkey and swing, jump and climb across Go Wild!, Go Bananas! and Amazon Adventure. Plus don’t forget to take a detour through the Hello Kitty Secret Garden! There’s even a chance to grab your swimming costume and splash about on the Get Wet! splash pad.

Give Christopher Columbus a run for his money as you explore the African themed attraction Go Safari! Take to the skies with the Hippopotobus, speed through the air upon the back of a Flying Cheetah or journey deep into the heart of the zoo aboard the Safari Express train.

Plus, don’t miss the beautifully mesmerising Rainforest Carousel – the first of its kind in the UK! Climb upon your favourite animal and be enchanted by the wonders of the rainforest as you soar up and down on this classic ride with a captivating jungle twist.

Located just off the A27 at Alfriston, Drusillas Park is open daily from 10am. For further details please telephone 01323 874100, email or visit





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Recent Reviews:

  • deniserV2284MV
    Social Distancing Nightmare
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th July 2020
    I go to Drusillas about once in every three years and have always enjoyed my visits. I thought it might be a good place to go during lockdown and chose a Monday because I thought it might be quieter... Read full review
  • andya687
    Seaford, United Kingdom
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    Safety and fun rolled into one!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 9th July 2020
    I visited Drusillas with my family yesterday and was very impressed by the measures you have employed to keep the visiting public safe post lockdown. I was very impressed by the continuous cleaning... Read full review
  • aP11117
    Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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    EXCELLENT day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th July 2020
    We had a great day out here! It was really clean, felt safe - not too busy, ample hand sanitising stations and great to see staff encouraging the use of it! Staff also really helpful & friendly. We... Read full review

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Opening Times

Drusillas Park (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)


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Special Offers

  • Drusillas Park, in Alfriston, are offering 20% off all gift vouchers in the lead up to Father’s Day!

    If you’re in need of some gift-spiration why not make up for lost time and create some amazing
    family memories with an Annual Membership Gift Voucher?
    Drusillas’ Keeper for the Day scheme is also a unique treat for any dad who is mad about
    animals! Don’t worry about age, Keeper for the Day is not just for children! Working side by
    side with one of the zoo team for a whole day, you can get nose to nose with nature as you
    feed, clean and care for a variety of furry and feathered friends.
    For a shorter and sweeter look into zoo life, Drusillas’ Close Encounter experiences provide an
    amazing opportunity to meet some of the zoo’s most popular residents.
    But that’s not all you can also purchase pre-paid tickets to use later in the year or even a monetary
    voucher to put towards the cost of an animal adoption or photography day.

    More offers like this - Father's Day

    • Dad Motek
  • Buy advanced Drusillas tickets online and receive over 10% off the ‘At the Gate’ price
    Drusillas also runs its own discount scheme and send out ad-hoc offers throughout the year. Sign up via their homepage to receive seasonal offers, discounts and updates

    More offers like this - Family fun

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