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The International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
+44 1531 820286
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A must for novices or enthusiasts alike

We have had several day visits to the Bird of Prey Sanctuary walking amongst the collection of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon B
Exeter, United Kingdom
Amazing place to visit

Loads of birds, very knowledgable staff and the on site dogs give you a very warm welcome. Will be... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Scott and Becca P
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Please note we are closed to the public on Thursday 20th July, 2017 for a Royal visit in celebration of our 50th Anniversary. We will be open as usual on Friday 21st July...
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
+44 1531 820286
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had several day visits to the Bird of Prey Sanctuary walking amongst the collection of birds and watching the flight displays. It is as the title describes and holds something like 240 birds at any one time. As a birthday treat we booked...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loads of birds, very knowledgable staff and the on site dogs give you a very warm welcome. Will be back for sure.

Thank Scott and Becca P
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff, huge variety of birds. Make sure you time your visit to see a demonstration. Jemima’s commentary was hilarious.

1  Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

If you even have the slightest interest in seeing birds of pray you need to visit this place. My partner and I have seen a number of falconry displays but have never been given as much information as we were here. The weather was awful...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Amazing place to visit. Friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. They clearly love the job they do and it shows. The birds looked healthy, happy and well looked after. The staff gave a great commentary throughout the displays that included a wide knowledge of the birds...More

Thank Tanith B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

we went here after visiting Hereford. A lovely hidden Jem. the garden stretches out and it feels really homely. this is something I have always wanted to see and it is really unique. All the staff are great; especially Jemima Parry-Jones. She is a lovely...More

Thank danhinton45
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A really informative day. Lots of displays with excellent commentary and info. We enjoyed walking around the centre at our own pace and had a picnic by the pond which was fab! A fab day out with enthusiastic staff

Thank Anni P
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Took 18 month old grandchild who lost interest half way around as to him all the birds looked the same! Lovely setting and grounds and I am sure on a dry warmer day play area and woodland walk would be lovely. Downside Expensive entrance for...More

Thank 68joyt
Reviewed 5 November 2017

spent most of the day there and watched 2 flying displays - the finale of the 2nd display was fantastic where they had 4 birds of prey flying together with the handlers throwing the food up into the air and them catching it. Jemima was...More

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

As the title suggests, the place itself is great, however staff dropping stuff into conversations including 'We couldn't survive here by ourself so unfortunately we have to let the public in' took the shine off the day. Shame, as the birds, flying displays and 99%...More

Thank Ian L
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Margaret M
21 June 2017|
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Response from zaphod5248 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I took loads of pics while we were on the course. Both of us handling the birds and of the other birds in the centre. A great day ...
Andrew G
16 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
No but the car park has some shaded areas and you can go in and out to check they are ok.
8 January 2017|
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Response from LoubyH | Reviewed this property |
We were there around three hours. Some people came in walked round the aviaries once, saw a display and left after about an hour and a half, but you'd miss so much doing this. Each display is different, we saw three... More