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Screech Owl Sanctuary

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St Columb Major TR9 6HP, England
+44 1726 860182
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Fun Day Out

Very enjoyable. Interesting, informative and beautiful owls. Lovely day out for the whole family... read more

Reviewed yesterday
IamfromMars2014
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

Great place to visit for both children and adults, very helpful staff , a very educational... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paulbarbery2
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St Dennis, United Kingdom
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One of the largest collection of owls in the South west of England. We are a rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary with over 120 owls of some 40 different species.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“flying display” (166 reviews)
“pygmy goats” (35 reviews)
“close encounter” (21 reviews)
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St Columb Major TR9 6HP, England
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+44 1726 860182
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Reviewed yesterday

Very enjoyable. Interesting, informative and beautiful owls. Lovely day out for the whole family. Good for wheelchair users, as flat.

Thank IamfromMars2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit for both children and adults, very helpful staff , a very educational experience and topped off by seeing the animals and birds up close. A wonderful place to visit and resonably priced. Will definately go again.

Thank paulbarbery2
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Paul for your kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on the last day of the season for the Halloween spectacular. Admission was £5 each and was good value. We watched the owls flying in the barn and took a walk around the owls. There’s a huge range of different owls to see...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and for coming along to our Halloween Spectacular. This has been very successful over the years and with our all weather barn we don't have to worry too much with the weather as we can fly our owls in there as...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely few hours spent watching the many species of owls and learning about them from the very informative staff. Well run and always a talk going on. Lovely cafe on site and picnic area for a nice day. Ample free parking and clean toilets. Really...More

Thank Fishermans_widow
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whilst on holiday in Bude decided to visit as a surprise for my partners birthday. It was out of season and visitors are asked to make a donation, which, goes to the important conservation and rehabilitation work they are famous for. We booked an experience...More

Thank Steve E
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Steve for your review and we are delighted you had such a great time and appreciate the work we do with our rescue and rehabilitation work. As you will know there is no government funding for this type of work and we rely...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to Screech Owl a few times and cannot believe how many species of owls there are. It is a family run business & plenty to do & even interact with the owls. A lovely play area & cafe. Well worth a visit....More

Thank Wen078
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for writing a review and we are delighted you come back regularly. As you may be aware we have just won a Gold Award in the Cornwall Tourism for Small Visitor Attraction for the third year running. We were also fortunate...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

No need to worry about wet and windy weather so this is a must for visitors to Cornwall. There is also an opportunity to handle an Siberian Eagle Owl.More

Thank generalaviationpilot
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

We are delighted you had a great time with us and even if the weather isn't too kind we have a large indoor activities barn where we can fly our birds and continue our close encounters inside as you experienced. All the birds in our...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Our 6 year old son absolutely loved this place. visitors could stroke the owls and also handle them for a short period of time if they wanted too. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Nice cafe on site too. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Hanna D
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you Hanna for writing a review for us and we are delighted your 6 year old had a great time. It is so nice to get the youngsters involved early so they can understand the conservation and rehabilitation side of the work we do....More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went in thinking this might be a 40 minute stopover but ended up spending 2 hours ; which says it all really. Birds seem really well looked after , very knowledgeable staff able to give the higher level info that many seek ; and...More

Thank Jon H
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks Jon for taking the time to write a review from your visit. Many visitors are surprised when they come in to see what we have to offer. Our daily programme of events are ongoing throughout the day so there is always something to see...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to spend a morning or afternoon during your visit to Cornwall. They put on a flying display every couple of hours, but the owl encounter was better, in my opinion. There are also other animals on site; Meerkats and raccoons...More

Thank Les F
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks Les for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you when next in Cornwall.

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Tracey A
19 October 2016|
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Thank you for your interest in our lovely twins. If you would like to like our Facebook page you will see all the updates and pictures of their antics over the last few weeks. Please come along when in Cornwall and see them... More
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Sharon N
28 August 2016|
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Dogs are not allowed on site due to our zoo licensing but we do have a shaded doggy parking where you can park up and can attend to your dog as many times as you like.. Assistance dogs are allowed only.
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Your visit is as long as you want it to be. We visited it with our 9 year old grandson and we stayed around 2 hours. I spent a lot of time photographing the owls, meer cats etc. The flying display lasted nearly 50 minutes 2... More
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