• The Hope Nature Centre is home to Alpacas and Hebridean sheep, donkeys, Shetland ponies, rabbits, guinea pigs, various birds and rodents, goats, pigs, ducks, and even some llamas! I could go on.

    Budget Days Out: Southwick Country Park & Hope Nature Centre

    When we moved here, we knew we were close to a country park, and that the country park had a section for kids with animals that you could pay for. Crazily, we didn’t look into the Hope Nature Centre properly for quite a while. Basically until Amelia’s bugging to go to “the animal park pleeeeeeaaase” got boring to listen to! Because I had no idea what the place actually entailed, I decided to take her and Wills one morning while Mr C was at home working. They both needed to be back for a nap around 12, and as it doesn’t open until 10am we had about an hour and…