Days Out Crawley

Farms & Zoos

Featured Listing

Fishers Farm

The multi-award winning Fishers Adventure Farm Park is the much-loved family day out in the heart of the lovely West Sussex countryside. Fishers offers a unique mixture of animal adventures, exhilarating indoor and outdoor play the whole family can experience – it’s no wonder that Fishers is still “Where the Family Comes First”.

Fishers Farm has over 40 rides and attractions on offer for a jam-packed family day out, such as, their NEW attraction Sky Fall and NEW indoor adventure play ‘Higgledy Village’, Tractor Rides, Ghost Tunnel, Climbing Wall, Devils Dyke Descent, Adventure Golf, Pony Rides, Farm Shows, Indoor Soft Play, Quad Bikes, Go-Karts, Jumping Pillows, Fishers Castle and Maze, Merry-Go-Rounds and so much more!

The Animal Encounters Barn is an animal-lovers heaven, home to lambs, goat kids, chicks, rabbits, horses, sheep, cows, pigs and more – lucky visitors might even get to meet a few in our daily Animal Handling Sessions! Their Saddle Rooms Restaurant is a popular choice for lunch with home-grown food on their homemade menu. Catch up with your friends or watch the kids play whilst you sit-down and relax with a coffee and a cake in their comfy indoor seating areas.

Fishers Adventure Farm Park is undoubtedly the ultimate, great-value, jam-packed, fun-filled family day out all-year round, come rain or shine!

Prices start from £9.75 (adult) and £7.75 (child).  Under 2s go free.  Playzone only tickets available at discounted price.

Did you know we also do birthday parties?  Click here for more information.

Where: Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, RH14 0EG


Tel: 01403 700063


Birdworld is one of the largest bird parks in the country. The 26 acres of landscaped park and gardens is home to over 800 birds and 180 species from around the world. The park also is home to the Underwater World aquarium and the Jenny Wren Farm.

Open daily from 10am until 6pm (March 26-Oct 28) and 10am until 4.30pm for the rest of the year. Children under 3 enter for free.

Where: Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4LD

Tel: 01420 22992

Blackberry Farm

This family run farm is home to lots of animals and wildfowl.  In addition to our animals, we have a huge outdoor play area, Clucky’s undercover adventure playbarn and sensory zone, farm walk, picnic area and baby area.

The Garden Barn Café serves a wide menu of fresh locally sourced food all day.

Open 363 days a year, 10am-5pm.

Adult/child entry £8.50. Under 2s are free. BOGOF also available Tuesdays and Thursdays during term time.

Where: Whitesmith, East Sussex, BN8 6JD

Tel: 01825 872912


Bocketts Farm

Watch the pig race, take a pony ride, hop on board the tractor and trailer, cuddle cute rabbits and feed our many wonderful farm animals. With trampolines, giant slides, a bouncy pillow, 2 large indoor play barns and outdoor adventure trails, plus lovingly homemade food in our gorgeous Old Barn Tearooms, Bocketts Farm Park makes for a brilliantly exciting day out for the entire family!

Open daily 10:00am to 5:30pm (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day)

Where: Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9BS

Tel: 01372 363764

Chessington World of Adventures

Theme park with over 40 rides and attractions and 1000 animals in the Zoo and Sea Life centre.

Where: Leatherhead Road, Chessington, KT9 2NE

Tel: 0871 6634477

Drusillas Park

Widely known as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that includes hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas.

However animals are only half the fun! Kids will adore all the themed adventure play areas.

Don’t miss Drusillas Park’s brand NEW attraction for 2017, Go Safari!

Where: Alfriston Road, Alfriston, BN26 5QS

Tel: 01323 874100

Godstone Farm

An array of animals to see including llamas, goats, sheep, ducks, pigs and many more.  We also offer tractor rides and a vast amount of indoor and outdoor play equipment.

Prices start from £7.90 (adult and children over 2) and £3.40 (1 year old). Under 1s go free.  Discounted after school rates available.

Where: Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone, RH9 8LX

Tel: 01883 742546

Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre

At Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre they have a wide range of birds from hawks to eagles, falcons to owls, and vultures to kites! They have around 70 birds in total all waiting to see you, plus a gorgeous Japanese Water Garden for you to explore.

Summer opening (Easter to October half term): Wednesday – Saturday and Bank Holidays 11:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-4:30pm

Winter opening: Sundays 11:00am-4:00pm

Where: Brighton Road, Horsham, RH13 6QA

Tel: 01403 273458


Llama Park

The Llama Park is home to an ever-growing variety of animals, including llamas, alpacas, and reindeer.

For the children, we also have a great playground next to the main buildings, so parents can relax and enjoy a meal and a drink from our Team Room or restaurant, while keeping an eye on their little ones at play.

Open daily from 10:00am-5:00pm.

Where: Wych Cross, Forest Row, RH18 5JN

Tel: 01825 712040

London Zoo

Educating and inspiring visitors since opening to the public in 1847. With over 750 incredible species, exciting and innovative exhibits, it’s a great day out in the capital for all ages.

Where: Regents Park, London, NW1 4RY.

Nearest tube station Camden Town or Regents Park.

Nearest train station London Euston.

Tel: 0207 7223333

National Cat Centre

A trip to the National Cat Centre, set in acres of delightful woodland, is a memorable experience for all the family.  Come and meet the gorgeous cats and kittens looking for loving new homes.  There’s also a café, gift shop, donkey sanctuary, picnic area and nature trail.

Free parking and entry.

Visitor centre open daily 10am-4pm

Where: Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath, RH17 7DE

Tel: 01825 741900


Priory Farm

Spend a lovely few hours visiting this farm. Take a look in the farm shop and bakery, and take the kids to follow the Discovery Walk.  Specifically designed for children, this includes a Pirate Ship, and a great quiz of fun facts to find along the way.

There are fun events and food festivals held throughout the year so check out the website.

Where: Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4EJ
Tel: 01737 823304

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Expect to see dogs, horses, tortoises, exotic birds and a lot more.  We have two lakes that are home to many different wild birds that you can feed. The site is dog friendly, including the café, which serves hot and cold food charity shop and children’s play area.  We offer animal talks and activities throughout the year.

Parking and entry is free but we encourage donations so we can continue to care for unwanted animals.

Open daily 10am-4pm

Where: The Broyle, Ringmer, BN8 5AJ

Tel: 01825 840252

Spring Barn Farm

So much to see and do:

  • Meet your favourite farm and small animals up close!
  • COCKY’s fantastic indoor play barn with MEGA slides and soft play for under 5s and under 3s.
  • Outdoor play areas, bouncy jumping pillows, pedal go carts, and sand & water play
  • Landrover & Trailer rides

Open daily 10:00am-4:30pm

Entry prices start from £8 for children/adults. Under 2s go free.

Where: Kingston Road, Lewes, BN7 3ND

Tel: 01273 488450

The British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield

A natural setting where the public can see the finest collection of native wildlife in Britain – over 40 different native species from tiny harvest mice to magnificent red deer.

Open every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday, plus daily during school holidays (excl 24-26 December).

Admission prices – Adult £11.50, child £8.50. Children under 3 are free.  Blue Peter badge holders (aged 6-15) will be given free entry when accompanied by a full paying adult.

Where: Eastbourne Road (A22), Newchapel, Lingfield, RH7 6LF

Tel: 01342 834658


The Hop Farm Family Park

Based around the world’s largest oats village and once a lively farm producing hops is The Hop Farm Family Park, now packed full of attractions for children and their families including:

  • Indoor soft play
  • Outdoor adventire play area
  • Daily timetable of activities in our animal farm
  • Hopper’s Diner
  • Yesterday’s World Museum

Only £1 per person (under 1s go free)!

Where: Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent, TN12 6PY

Tel: 01622 872068

Tulleys Farm

A seasonal family events venue running a variety of attractions through the year.  In addition, Tulleys Tea Room and Animal Patch are open every day of the week for most of the year serving a range of hot and cold food, cakes and drinks.

Where: Turners Hill Road, Crawley, RH10 4PE

Tel: 01342 718472

Washbrooks Farm

With lots of animals, tractor ride, indoor play and 2 acres of outdoor adventure including a zip wire, jumping pillow, sand-pit, trampolines, climbing frames and ride-on tractors, there’s loads to see.

Entry prices: adult £7.50, child £6.50, under 2s go free.

Where: Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint, BN6 9EF

Tel: 01273 832201