Café Raystede will be closed from Monday 10 June for 4 weeks for kitchen refurbishment.

A limited menu of hot drinks and snacks will be available from the takeaway kiosk. We apologise for the inconvenience. All other areas of Raystede are open as usual.

Charity shop at Raystede

Donating goods to the charity shop

We are delighted to accept your donated goods every day between 10am – 3pm.

Find out more about donating goods here.

Our charity shop is situated at Raystede in Ringmer

Open every day 10am - 4pm.

Step through the doors and into Aladdin's Cave! We are delighted to welcome shoppers to re-use, recycle and re-love our sustainable, high quality, pre-loved garments at the charity shop at Raystede.

Our charity shop is bursting with pre-loved goods, stocking:

  • Clothes and accessories
  • Shoes
  • Games and toys
  • Books
  • CDs, DVDs and Vinyl's
  • Homeware

We are dog-friendly and dogs on short leads are very welcome. There are delicious, healthy treats available at the till which certainly do not go amiss!

Please remember to book a free ticket before you visit.

Gift Aid - make your donation worth even more!

If you are a UK taxpayer you can boost the value of your donated goods by 25% at no extra cost to you. Simply ask to sign the Gift Aid Declaration in our charity shops and leave the rest to us.

All profits made in the shop go directly towards caring for our animals, so you will be helping them whilst indulging your inner shopaholic!

Toys

Come and explore our kids zone!

We have an extensive collection of exciting and educational toys, puzzles, games and books for children of all ages.

Toys

Come and explore our kids zone!

We have an extensive collection of exciting and educational toys, puzzles, games and books for children of all ages.

Books, CDs, DVDs and Vinyl

Indulge in a good book in our shop library!

Check out our wide range of different genres, including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Cookery
  • Comics
  • Fiction / Non fiction
  • History
  • Nature and gardening
  • Self help

Homeware and Seasonal

Browse our homeware section on your visit.

Whether it's picture perfect frames, gorgeous glassware, charming trinkets, or any of our other wonderful wares that we have for sale, we have something for everyone!

Check out our social media channels to find out more about our pop-up displays.

Homeware and Seasonal

Browse our homeware section on your visit.

Whether it's picture perfect frames, gorgeous glassware, charming trinkets, or any of our other wonderful wares that we have for sale, we have something for everyone!

Check out our social media channels to find out more about our pop-up displays.

Raystede Range

We also have a variety of:

  • Bespoke and delicious jams, marmalades, chutneys and curds
  • Scrumptious butter shortbread
  • Heavenly Raystede honey

These make great gifts or a lovely treat for yourself.

Or, have you got an occasion coming up? Have a look at our greeting cards and gifts - find something for everyone whilst supporting your local animal charity.

Volunteers needed!

Do you enjoy talking to people, want to learn new skills and have a passion for animals? We are always looking for friendly folk, super salespeople, marvellous merchandisers, and fashion fans to join our dedicated team of volunteers.

We have a range of roles available including welcoming our customers, sorting and prepping donated stock, and operating the till.

Flexible shifts available. Full training given.

Find out more and apply to volunteer

Volunteers needed!

Do you enjoy talking to people, want to learn new skills and have a passion for animals? We are always looking for friendly folk, super salespeople, marvellous merchandisers, and fashion fans to join our dedicated team of volunteers.

We have a range of roles available including welcoming our customers, sorting and prepping donated stock, and operating the till.

Flexible shifts available. Full training given.

Find out more and apply to volunteer

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