Take a stroll through this RSPB-run wetland area and hear nightingales and warblers sing, and spot lapwings put on acrobatic displays. Stay around until dusk to catch a glimpse of barn owls. There’s a café and information sheets for children.
Ride a boat along the Arun River with an expert onboard to point out birds, wildlife, plants, fish and insects. Back on dry land there are guided walks, a pond-dipping station, several play areas and a café.
As well as being a terrific family activity centre, Knockhatch near Hailsham has an sanctuary home to a variety of owls. Some of the resident species include the African Spotted Eagle Owl, European Eagle Owl and the Western Screech Owl.