Parts of the sanctuary, lakes area and aviaries will be closed to the public until further notice
The Government introduced an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) across the whole UK at 5pm on Wednesday 3 November. We do NOT have this virus at Raystede but we are required to put in place a range of measures to protect our birds. We are still open and welcome visitors to the rest of the site – please book your ticket. Our animal rehoming services remain unaffected and will continue as normal; our bird rehoming service will be limited
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Lewes charity shop

Raystede's brand new charity shop is now open!

New Raystede charity shop is open!

We’re really excited to be taking Raystede into the local community and opening our very first offsite charity shop in Lewes town centre. Stocking clothes and accessories, furniture, toys, books, CDs, DVDs, bric-a-brac and lots more. Sales from the shop will go directly towards providing for the animals in our care.

There will also be pet goods – cosy dog and cat beds, collars and leads plus treats and toys too for your four-legged friends.

We welcome donations of good quality, clean saleable items

If you wish to donate furniture, please contact the shop in the first instance.


Open 7 days a week: Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm,

Sunday 10am to 4pm

Email lewesshop@raystede.org

Telephone 01273 076740


Raystede Centre For Animal Welfare Charity Shop

3 Eastgate Wharf (behind Waitrose)

Lewes

BN7 2LP

Here's a list of the donated items we can and can't accept

Volunteers Needed!

Are you a super salesperson, a fashion fan or marvelous merchandiser?

We have a range of roles available including customer service, sorting and prepping donated stock, and operating the till. Flexible shifts available. Full training given.

Volunteer today and help Raystede give animals a better life!

Apply to volunteer today

Volunteers Needed!

Are you a super salesperson, a fashion fan or marvelous merchandiser?

We have a range of roles available including customer service, sorting and prepping donated stock, and operating the till. Flexible shifts available. Full training given.

Volunteer today and help Raystede give animals a better life!

Apply to volunteer today

We can't wait to welcome you to our new shop soon!

Your kind donation helps us to rescue and care for more animals in need.

We rely on your support to save animal's lives & do the work we do.

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