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Liberty's Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre

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Address: Crow Lane, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3EA, England
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+44 1425 476487
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Liberty's Centre is located near Ringwood on the edge of the New Forest. It...

Liberty's Centre is located near Ringwood on the edge of the New Forest. It is home to a large collection of birds of prey, including eagles, owls and Vultures. We also house a number of reptiles and other creepy crawlies, such as snakes, lizards and spiders in our indoor reptile house. Enjoy a visit that will prove to be fun, exciting and educational for all ages. Observe the birds flying free and the reptiles up close and personal, during various spectacular displays held throughout the day.

Facilities include:

-> Flying field

-> Indoor flying theatre

-> Reptile House

-> Cafe

-> Large outdoor sandpit

-> Gift shop

-> Party room

-> Education room

-> Baby changing facilities

-> Wild bird rehabilitation facilities

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Really interesting place, much bigger than it looks that's for sure, the weather was pretty good when myself and my fiancé went so we were able to watch some of the bird displays... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jamie H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really interesting place, much bigger than it looks that's for sure, the weather was pretty good when myself and my fiancé went so we were able to watch some of the bird displays which were very interesting and informative, enclosures were good, the place could do with a bit of a revamp, however, they were in the process of revamping... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A day to remember, and a day to look forward to again in May.... it is a great place to experience a day with the birds taking photographs with Miles there to guide you through if you need help great lunch also

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Thank Lillian K
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot fault how lovely the birds were and variety of them. Reptiles looked happy enough and one of them seemed to take a liking to me! It's a shame to see such wonderful animals in captivity but a necessity none the less. Staff were tentative to the animals and seemed busy cleaning out cages and feeding them. We spent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Myself and my father were gifted a falconry experience day as birthday gifts from another family member; though we both love birds of prey and have been to several different raptor centres before, this was the first time either of us has been able to get close and hands-on with the birds. Suffice to say we both came away amazed... More 

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4 Thank sebjm
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

A nice couple of hours spent looking round at all the birds of prey and reptiles, and watching the flying display. The few staff that were there are friendly and informative and helpful. We spent some time talking with the lady owner of the place, who has put in every thing to try and bring Liberty's back from the very... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Really nice place to visit, learned lots about different types of birds and really enjoyed the show with different birds, especially the two owls at the end.

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1 Thank Lieke v
Great Bookham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I recently visited with 12 girlfriends for a hen do, we joked as we went in that they probably don't see many hens through their doors! Watched a brilliant flying display & had a quiet word with the speaker. Our hen got to hold an owl & we had a very informative talk by a volunteer. He also told us... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've recently taken part in one of the photo days offered at Libertys. We took a range of birds out in the new forest to give us a chance at taking some natural looking photos. The weather wasn't brilliant which can't be helped, but we made the best of the conditions, finding perches and situations where the light was as... More 

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Thank LittleMrsA
Southwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours here today with our young children, which included a talk and a good look at some of their reptiles and a tarantula. Following this we had some time to look around at the many species of birds before watching the flying display, featuring hawks, owls, vultures and eagles. The staff are caring and... More 

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Thank Kat T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent but surprisingly reasonably priced visit. Live local but have been back several times and still enjoy.

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