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Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
+44 1772 323323
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Brilliant afternoon out with the grand children

We went to turbary woods owl sanctuary with the grand children. It was a really exciting experience... read more

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Kath H
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Preston, United Kingdom
Oct 17

Lovely afternoon, my toddler is a big fan of owls, staff were really friendly and we loved getting... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alicia B
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Sited at the rear of GARDEN CENTRE Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary is a pure volunteer based, non profit group of volunteers.The flying display give you the visitors, Children & Adults, the chance to participate in the flying display and have our birds land on your gloved hand as they fly to you for their food.We have a collection of over 80 birds of prey including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures and more unusual species.All the birds are housed in large open fronted aviaries, sheltered in a woodland setting. We assist conservation and education of these beautiful Birds and we are involved with an average of 50 rescues each year.
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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to turbary woods owl sanctuary with the grand children. It was a really exciting experience for us all. Up close with owls who flew onto your arm with your approval and under the instruction of the wardens. All the staff were very enthusiastic...More

Thank Kath H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon, my toddler is a big fan of owls, staff were really friendly and we loved getting up close to the birds. Would recommend. Had a lovely lunch at the garden centre.

Thank Alicia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Turbary Woods with my family at the weekend and absolutely loved it. The sanctuary was really easy to find and the staff were so friendly. There was an educational element as we walked round and read the information cards for each breed of owl,...More

Thank Paris W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

really good value for price. staff helpful and friendly. owls are well cared for and healthy. there is also a garden centre with cafe and a picturesque fishing lake to fish. its brilliant watching the owls flying in the display and then being allowed to...More

Thank stecoo5150
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with young kids and they loved it. Shame the weather wasn't great as the display was cut short, however still got to meet the owls just under the trees. Great work that they are doing.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of different birds all with their own personalities. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and make sure everyone has a good time and feels included.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful little place to visit! The volunteers are amazing and do a fantastic job. The flying display is a must see, so double check the display time before visiting. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

Thank Chalex14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across the bird sanctuary and had a great day out. I never new there was so many types of owl. A flying display was given at 12 noon and as visitors were small in number everyone got many chances to get hands on these...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed seeing a variety of birds closeup and learned quite a lot from the very friendly staff. All ages were encouraged to participate with the bird's performances and we took away some great photos.

Thank holidayjeanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We learned a lot of interersting things about owls. The kids were eye in eye with this beautiful animals and were excited as an owl landed on there heads during the flight show. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We loved the visit and...More

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Rebekah F
5 April 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi It's a one on one session Cheers Andy
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Mark S
25 March 2017|
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Response from daynesmart | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there's picnic tables next to the lake/pond
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Mariegold67
24 January 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi, yes cafe in the garden centre and a small walk around to see the aviaries Cheers andy
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