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Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Worth a visit with the family

This place was a right hidden little gem. My partner and daughter are obsessed with large birds so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Fantastic day out the volunteers are extremely knowledgable and helpful went with older and younger... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Debbie E
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“garden centre”(304 reviews)
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...more
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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
+44 1772 323323
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was a right hidden little gem. My partner and daughter are obsessed with large birds so was excellent for them. There were very few people there for the demo so this helped as we all got to handle all the birds. It was...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out the volunteers are extremely knowledgable and helpful went with older and younger children and the day was thoroughly enjoyed the flight display is a must.

1  Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with my husband on a 'couples' flying experience. Wasn't sure what to expect but wasn't disappointed. The Sanctuary is staffed by volunteers who do an amazing job. Andy, Nick & Roy hosted our visit and provided lots of insight onto the habits and origins...More

Thank JW66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here a number of times. My husband particularly enjoys the seafood platter. Good value for the prices they charge.

Thank Jhlune
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place by accident.Self funded in a lovely location. Guys that volunteer are really friendly. Beautiful owls,well worth a visit and the garden centre has a fantastic cafe serving lovely food. Wheelchair friendly

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excelent visit as always. Grandchildren age 4 learning to land an owl on his arm and grandson age 2 had one on his head. They know all the names of the birds and the volunteers are so good with them . Despite being so young...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely home made fresh food at reasonable prices in a beautiful location. Staff were very friendly and happy.

Thank Anita T
Andrew B, Manager at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry but this is in the wrong category

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Turbary Woods for the first time a couple of weeks ago with my mother,sister and our two 6 year olds. Its very cheap to go and see all the wonderful birds of prey and owls, there are so many different kinds of birds...More

1  Thank Yvette G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated next door to the garden centre, where there is a licienced bar and cafe serving excellent food at realistic prices .There is also a small play area for kids so all in all,the birds cafe and play area make this an ideal place to...More

Thank sunray522017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and learn about here. Needs more hands on stuff if it’s to attract more visitors, but certainly worth a visit and value for money. Bird show was awesome with the very interesting handlers showing great knowledge.

Thank markpreston1889
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June 21, 2018|
Response from Stevross1 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do but you would need to contact the establishment directly
March 26, 2018|
Response from Guide580626 |
No sorry - our owls aren’t great dog lovers.
Rebekah F
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi It's a one on one session Cheers Andy