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Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Open today: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Great day out

Fantastic day, great staff really enthusiastic about their birds they took their time to explain... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nigel M
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Turbary woods

Well worth a visit the flying display is fantastic and the staff who are all volunteers were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gareth H
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“garden centre”(296 reviews)
Sited at the rear of GARDEN CENTRE Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary is a pure volunteer based, non profit group of volunteers.The flying display give you the visitors, Children & Adults, the chance to participate in the flying display...more
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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
+44 1772 323323
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic day, great staff really enthusiastic about their birds they took their time to explain and chat to the guys I was with . Will be back soon can not recommend more highly

1  Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit the flying display is fantastic and the staff who are all volunteers were great. 10 out of 10.

Thank Gareth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife 8yo son and friend and my 10 yo daughter today (15th july) this sanctuary is the best we have ever visited we stayed 4 hrs but could have easily stayed longer.the entrance fee is extremely cheap for what you get and as...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 1 week ago

As with anywhere great, it's the people here who make it. Their genuine passion for their birds really shines through. We went on a weekday (perks of home education!) which meant there were only about 11 of us for the flying display and we all...More

Thank Clare E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Defined by my father as one of the best days out, and giving my mother a chance to meet owls at this truly captivating and amazing Owl Sanctuary! The amazing staff at the sanctuary ooze passion, knowledge and love for the birds they keep. Allowing...More

1  Thank Baymax626
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a great day,will be going again as its brilliant,your kids will love these birds, there look fantastic and to see in real life even better

Thank john d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flying activity is great, our Grandkids loved it. Cages and the site in general is a bit run down, uniformed volunteers walking around smoking a most definate bad point.

Thank biggleslamb
Reviewed 1 week ago

its not a all day attraction, but what a few hours you can have the owls are wonderful and the flying display is fantastic. the staff are great with everyone and the kids.

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This volunteer run place went beyond our expectations. The birds are fascinating and the opportunity to interact so closely with them was a privilege. The birds are well kept by knowledgable, staff with a clear passion for what they do. The 2hour flying show was...More

Thank Cathjama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my kids who are 1 and almost 3 to see the birds of prey. The staff were really friendly and really knew their stuff. We got to hold and get close to a couple of their owls. This is a great afternoon activity...More

Thank Sally B
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22 June 2018|
Response from Stevross1 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do but you would need to contact the establishment directly
26 March 2018|
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No sorry - our owls aren’t great dog lovers.
Rebekah F
5 April 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi It's a one on one session Cheers Andy