About The National Cat Centre (NCC)

The National Cat Centre (NCC)The National Cat Centre (NCC) is set in 51 acres of the beautiful Ashdown Forest in Sussex. The site is home to our administrative offices, the National Cat Adoption Centre (NCAC), a state-of-the-art Veterinary Centre and our Visitor Centre.

From here, various offices work to administrate, support and promote the nationwide network of branches, adoption centres and shops to communicate our messages and raise funds on a national level.

Our National Cat Adoption Centre, Visitor Centre and Nature Trail are open to the public so why not come and have a great day out at the NCC!
Click below for more details and opening times.

National Cat Adoption Centre

The National Cat Adoption Centre (NCAC)

At the very heart of the NCC is the National Cat Adoption Centre (NCAC). This 202-pen, state-of-the-art rehoming facility has been designed solely with feline welfare in mind.

Nature trail


Our nature trail is ideal for families, school children and nature lovers. Why not take a walk on the wild side and learn all about the natural environment?