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The Barn Owl Centre

#19 of 72 things to do in Gloucester Features Animals
Netheridge Farm Netheridge Close | Hempsted, Gloucester GL2 5LE, England
+44 1452 383999
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Simply amazing Photographic experience

Was given a voucher as a Christmas present for a photography day at the Barn Owl Centre, absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Barn Owl Centre Photography Day - A real privilege

My partner bought a voucher for the photography day as a Christmas present for me. Knowing very... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Tina J
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Due to on going development, we are only open to the public by booking only, bookings relate to a number of Owl & Bird of Prey Experiences we do, which includes Photography Days. Please visit our website for further details, times & cost. For anyone visiting us to purchase an Owl Nest Box or Gift Vouchers, please give us a call before setting off. Please note that the Barn Owl Centre is a Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre as well as an Owl Conservation Centre.
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Netheridge Farm Netheridge Close | Hempsted, Gloucester GL2 5LE, England
+44 1452 383999
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was given a voucher as a Christmas present for a photography day at the Barn Owl Centre, absolutely fantastic, I particularly enjoyed capturing the two amazing Eagle Owls in flight, I took over a 1000 photos and I am really pleased how many of them...More

Thank KevinHSwindon
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My partner bought a voucher for the photography day as a Christmas present for me. Knowing very little about the centre, I went along with an open mind and my partner as guest for moral support (and to carry my photography gear!). I was a...More

Thank Tina J
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We were bought an owl experience voucher as a gift. We weren't sure what to expect and informed on booking that they are not like falconry centres. We have two children, our youngest has special needs and this was also a concern for the visit....More

1  Thank Malvern2016
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Being a keen amateur wild-life photographer and nature conservationisist I booked a place on one of the Centre’s Photograhy Days. Vince & Carl looked after us really well, emphasising both the plight of wild raptors & the much less publicised problems faced by unwanted captive-bred...More

1  Thank Caroline_Hooper
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Me and my son went for an owl flying experience there' ididnt realise they did it ingroups but luckily they were all nice people, first thing I was impressed with is that it's wheelchair accessible, only trouble is it is weather permitting , I can't...More

2  Thank mrsg005
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is probably the only place in the UK I would visit to see captive birds. They work tirelessly day in day out to support the birds they look after. I booked a day with Vince and his team in early July and although the...More

Thank NaturesMoments
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We did an Owl photography day in June. Vince was very knowledgable about the birds and we had opportunities to photograph a buzzard, two Eagie Owls, a Barn Owl and a Little Owl. The pace of the day was just right and we did not...More

Thank Claire O
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Took my grandson for a hands on flying a bird of prey and he loved it. The staff were very well educated as to the various habits of the respective birds, which ranged from Harris Hawks to Kestrels and all manner of other exotic birds....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I was initially a reluctant visitor to the Barn Owl centre, however I was surprised and found it an interesting day. The indoor display was particularly interesting

Thank MJWilsonGloucester
Reviewed 1 February 2016

An amazing experience to work with birds of prey. The owner is a friendly chap, with lots of experience and knowledge about these birds. There are various owls, hawks, and buzzards. We were given protective gloves to wear and worked two harrier hawks, which flew...More

1  Thank gourmet961
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Where can I get information about entry fees, open timings, advance bookings etc? What is official website for this attraction?
13 March 2015|
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Response from Vincent J | Property representative |
Due to the nature of our work, we are only open to the public by booking only, this links to Experiences. Info can be found on the Barn Owl Centre's website Please note that we are transforming part of the Centre which... More