Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital is just down the road from Chichester Self Catering and is well worth a visit. Go down Cow Lane off Keynor Lane and its 2 corners away! This modern treatment facility for sick and injured wildlife has been saving lives for 40years now. It has large barns, aviaries and pens combined with a state of the art veterinary hospital.
Each year 3,000 wildlife patients get helped. About 2,500 of these are birds – lots of seagulls, ducks but also owls, plus 500 hedgehogs, and small numbers of other mammals and reptiles – some of which cannot be released so are permanent residents.
It is all done by charity – so anything you can do to support them would be gratefully received. If you do visit take a can of dog food with you or fresh fruit for the animals or weetabix or washing up liquid etc or buy some of their charity goods. If you give a donation please GiftAid to add a little more.
Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital
PO20 7LN 01243 641672
It’s a great place to visit with children and adults alike, but remember that it is a working, recovering environment.
© Gayle Palmer Chichester Self Catering