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Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens

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Stunning Birds

It was more by chance that we heard about this amazing compact center. After walking over the South... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul A
Pyecombe, United Kingdom
Super day!

Went here today, what a lovely place. Well cared for birds. Julian and his staff are lovely, very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan B
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“flying display”(25 reviews)
“eagle owl”(8 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 6QA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was more by chance that we heard about this amazing compact center. After walking over the South Downs a few weeks ago, we watched a guy flying his falcons and he was happy to chat with us. After telling him about our interest in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here today, what a lovely place. Well cared for birds. Julian and his staff are lovely, very knowledgeable and will answer all your questions about the birds. I will be going back!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jan B
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We came across Huxley's whilst on an overnight stay in the area and had a great time. The Huxely's team were really happy to talk to us about the birds, watch them train with some incredible breeds and ask various questions. Clearly the team truly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Excellent all the time..Very educative but also peaceful place for your thoughs. Kids love each visit and always learn something new from very kind staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lubica B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Unusual with a range of birds of prey, owls, hawks, falcon etc Shows put on with audience participation -very interesting. Only 2 drawbacks were: 1) we, the audience, were looking into the sun shinning brightly (nice to see!) & 2) to much rabbit by main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 455Douglas1948
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Huxley's is a small, but perfectly formed bird of prey centre. I had my nephew staying for a weekend, and we live quite near bird world. However I felt he'd enjoy a more intimate experience as his knowledge and memory for birds is excellent. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Auntienoo
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The only way to describe my experience here is fantastic. Situated within the grounds of Hillier’s Garden Centre in Horsham, West Sussex, this little gem is well worth a visit. At just £6 to get (adult price) I honestly wasn’t expecting much but I was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry Louise D
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We arrived at 12.00 on a Saturday and were entertained until 5 pm, with a break for lunch at the adjoining garden centre. The gardens are beautiful, the birds of prey well-loved and cared for by a devoted team, who flew several owls, kestrels and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank H2ofizz
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A day out with two young children was required around the south Kent area. Interesting and educational was high on the agenda and Huxley's looked to tick all the boxes. The location is hidden away at the back of a garden centre and could easily...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My son had a wonderful afternoon at the centre and the numbers were small enough for him to be involved with a part of the performance and had a snowy owl fly between him and another child which made his holiday. He also was eye...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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17 July 2016|
Response from chris h | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this. I would imagine not BUT give them a call.
10 March 2016|
Response from danielbO6355LD |
The owner, Julian, would be the best person to ask, just give the centre a ring :-)