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North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre

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A Must for Bird Lovers

We went in the rain but it stopped for us to fly one of the birds The guide was very informative... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nailsea, United Kingdom
Owl experience

Wonderful experience for me and my 11 year old son. We loved every minute. Rachel was fantastic and... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Beth P
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At the North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre we offer a wide variety of experience's and encounters which allow you to get up close and personal with owls, hawks, falcons and eagles. We also hold six open days per year where you can visit the centre...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Smallway Leisure park | Smallway Leisure Park, Congresbury BS49 5AA, England
+44 7557 785621
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in the rain but it stopped for us to fly one of the birds The guide was very informative and answered any questions you asked so take pictures but no flash though as it is not needed anyway close to the other garden...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bobby916
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience for me and my 11 year old son. We loved every minute. Rachel was fantastic and the Owls incredible! Highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Beth P
Reviewed October 27, 2018

My wife and I visited the centre on the 19th october for a two hour owl experience using a groupon voucher given as a fathers day gift.The experience was hosted by Rachel who was excellent and very knowledgeable about all the birds we handled as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicholas w
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd trip to NSBoP Sanctuary having previously done the small animal experience.. had an armadillo in my handbag and the Bird of Prey experience and both times it has been amazing with the staff being both incredibly knowledgable and very helpful. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bex032
Reviewed October 16, 2018

I booked the experience through Wowcher as a joint birthday present for myself and my partner as we both turned 50 this year. I was encouraged by the reviews I had read of the centre but the reality turned out to be so much better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We booked an Owl Experience for our son's 21st as something a bit different. It far surpassed our expectations! Rachel was amazingly knowledgeable and clearly loved her babies. We got to hold several owls and to fly one, which is something very special. After a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

A well organised 2 hours with the gorgeous owls . A very knowledgeable friendly guide gave us plenty of opportunity to get close to the owls 🦉 . A magical time spent at the centre. We will return for another experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PaulMCardiff
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Located in the lay by near the Garden Center, this experience was wonderful. Our guide was very informative and made the whole experience exciting and informative. We held four different raptors, and got to fly the Harris Hawk. We shall be returning to experience the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank katrin67140DN
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Flying the hawks was a birthday experience for my husband. He thoroughly enjoyed the morning. Our granddaughter who is that keen on birds now wants to do the event herself. Great morning and thank you.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sylvia s
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We went on an open day so it was very busy so only viewed the birds and flying display. There are many birds and the flying display was enjoyable. What I did not understand was the weird discordant music played at the beginning and end...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank june102015
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November 13, 2018|
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Response from sylvia s | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a definitive answer, but I would think no.
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Response from June D | Reviewed this property |
I loved it
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Response from Tricia C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry think this has been wrongly directed to me, I only visited the place