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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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Amazing experience on a nice quiet day

We called in to Turberry Woods just before Christmas as a family of four. The sanctuary was nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Family_Evers
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Preston, United Kingdom
a morning at Turbary woods....a bit disappointing.

arrived about 10.30 am and looked around at the birds.They were in good condition and health.The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter 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 6 days ago

We called in to Turberry Woods just before Christmas as a family of four. The sanctuary was nice and quiet and so we we treated to a real personalised hands on experience under the expert guidance of Andy. Our eldest daughter (8) is mad on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

arrived about 10.30 am and looked around at the birds.They were in good condition and health.The housing was quite old and needed upgrading,but as we are aware its only run on donations so money is tight.Went for a nice coffee in the lovely garden centre...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Weather was raining and when arrived and was told by staff that it was too wet for flying display, but decided to go in anyway.Lots of birds to see with plenty of information about them.Birds looked well cared for and cages clean.Wish weather had been...More

Thank johnthesquire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend this to anyone, very interactive for kids and big kids! Animals seem very well-cared for and some are clearly breeding which is great. Prices are also very reasonable, so it’s a great family day out. Finding it is a little bit confusing as you...More

Thank EggTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place for the whole family...or just yourself...or even a unique date idea. The price is only £5 to enter and enjoy the sanctuary. The flying display was amazing and it was really amazing to handle the birds. You can tell that the bird...More

Thank amandaclarkeartist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant place to take your children, mine absolutely loved it , the staff are very kind and very helpful!

Thank whaleycaroline
Reviewed 6 December 2017

amazing day with my girlfriend :D we loved it and were smiling so much when we left. was a very cold day and my girlfriend was feeling sad so since she likes owls i took her to turbary. when we got there we looked around...More

Thank edditor
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Visited today. What a warm friendly place to visit. Fantastic Christmas displays. We primarily visited for the breakfast, which didn't disappoint. For £9.99 you got a cooked breakfast for two. This included toast and a hot tea/coffee or a fresh orange juice. Breakfast was well...More

Thank _salnphil
Reviewed 5 December 2017

If you like Raptors this is the place for you,you can get extremely close to all the birds and even have ample opportunity to put on a gauntlet and have the most beautiful birds on your arm.People of all ages were there when we went...More

Thank chrishansford
Reviewed 5 December 2017

A wonderful day out for adults and children alike, experience close quarter live feeding of owls and hawks feeding from your own (protected) hand. Such close quarter feeding and viewing of birds swooping from perch to arm and back is certainly unique in my experience....More

Thank Topper062017
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Rebekah F
4 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
23 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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