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Guide Dogs - National Breeding Centre

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The National Breeding Centre in Warwickshire has a range of facilities for welcoming visitors. It is conveniently situated, just off the M40 at junctions 13 and 14. Scheduled Tours. This is a free 2 hour experience which runs 3 times per week, plus...more
Banbury Road, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa CV33 9WF, England
+44 118 983 5555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting and enjoyable 2 hour tour of some of the facilities at the breeding centre. Note that you won't come into contact with the beautiful puppies but you can see them from viewing platforms. Would have given them 5 stars but for the...More

Thank yvonnecar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a brilliant place. Very educational and inspiring. The centre is very modern and clean and there’s a lot to learn about the charity and the way it gets support and gives support. And ofcourse all the puppies are sooooo well worth seeing.

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting planting well kept pushchair friendly paths good cafe for refreshments lots to see and explore

Thank leolaice
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Great visit, great tour! Very well organised and lovely to see where all the Guide Dogs start their life and journey! Well worth a visit!

Thank stubbij
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Always remember the reason for the organisation and you can take the tour with respect and admire the staff and the dogs and all the people that are associated whether walkers, breeder owners or volunteers. Then the pleasure begins with puppy play and feeding. The...More

Thank Dorrii
Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a delightful time,with a guide and her guide dog.We experienced the full process of achieving a guide dog.watching very young puppies and their growing up stages.An experience not to be missed.

Thank David C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a coach tour. The tour is free and includes a 2 hour tour of the building with a guide accompanied by a dog, the guides are very informative and tell you all about the breeding of the dogs and then the...More

Thank Cookiescot
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My 10 year old daughter and I did the Puppy Helper experience and it was fantastic. We spent about 3 hours there which included a tour, playing with and feeding puppies, and a blindfold obstacle walk with a trained guide dog. It’s really fascinating seeing...More

Thank LW36
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The guide dog puppy experience at the breeding centre is an absolute treat for anyone who likes dogs. It was absolutely one of the best days of my life! Loads of time playing with and feeding puppies as well as experiencing what it’s like to...More

1  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We had such a interesting 2 hour tour, such a great place, so informative, could have stayed longer, so much to see and so much to learn, we had a great guide as well

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1 May 2017|
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Response from bobbH5326CD | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the centre to find a convenient time and they will give you all the details.
pat w
23 February 2016|
Response from Guide-Dogs-UK | Property representative |
Thank you so much for asking about setting up a regular payment to Guide Dogs, and apologies it has taken us so long to respond. You can call our Supporter Care team on 0800 953 0113 and they will help you. Your donation... More
18 June 2015|
Response from Guide-Dogs-UK | Property representative |
Hi, I'm sorry that we did not pick up your question previously. Maybe you have already visited, but if not please call 0845 3727432 so we can advise on availability. Generally our tours are Monday - Wednesday 2-4pm. Thank... More