Chance to exploreRSPCA woodland

The RSPCA's Mallydams Wood Centre at Fairlight is holding a Spring Open Woods Day on Saturday April 23.

Wednesday, 20th April 2016, 3:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 10:00 pm
Feature on Mallydams, Fairlight. 15/10/14 SUS-141016-122448001

It runs from 11am - 3pm and admission is free.

Visitors can enjoy woodland trails among the bluebells and games for all ages.

In addition, there will be Hungry Caterpillar and hedgehog trails, seed planting, a Teddy bear’s picnic, whittling (for those over eight years), and hedgehog modelling.

The tea room will be open courtesy of the Friends of Mallydams.

Mallydams is situated at Peter James Lane. There is no parking on site but there is a park and ride service from Hastings Country Park with a free minibus every ten minutes.

Mallydams Wood is a well established wildlife rehabilitation centre, education centre and woodland nature reserve set in 55 acres of woodland.

It was donated to the RSPCA in 1961 by local artist and wildlife enthusiast Horace Quick (1891 - 1966).

Since its doors opened over 35,000 sick, injured and orphaned wild animals have been treated at the centre.

Centre is equipped to deal with a variety of wild animals, from orphaned fox cubs to oiled birds.

Facilities include specialised facilities for cleaning oiled birds, an examination room and x-ray and a deep pool for recovering seals.

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