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Festival Park Owl Sanctuary

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Always good to spend half an hour or so at this special attraction. My little girl (4) loves it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Abertillery, United Kingdom
Little gem of a place

We visited today with our 2 year old and she got to stroke a barn owl. Amazing to think these birds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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All reviews birds of prey owl sanctuary free entry festival park lovely place well worth a visit beautiful birds little gem on display no charge run by volunteers by accident my daughter young children shopping centre large number minute walk
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Reviewed yesterday

Always good to spend half an hour or so at this special attraction. My little girl (4) loves it! She can even hold one or two of the birds while wearing a gauntlet. Very interesting, I visit quite regularly.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with our 2 year old and she got to stroke a barn owl. Amazing to think these birds have been rescued and being rehabilitated if needed. The volunteer took time to tell us about barn owls. The eagle owls were quite literally...More

Thank Ge0Jane
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day had by our members at the amazing Owl Sanctuary! We would highly recommend this wonderful rescue to home educators. The volunteers were outstanding, highly knowledgeable and engaging with the children, going above and beyond. It’s take a special kind of person to stand...More

Thank ErikaL1545
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I was shopping in the shopping centre and the Owl Santuary had some birds there for shoppers to see. When I could walk I visited the Santuary down below and it was worth the effort. All parents should take their children to see them, a...More

2  Thank Cathayspete
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We always visit the festival park but always run out of time to visit. We left time to visit this time and we loved it! The children Really enjoyed looking at all the different birds and tortoises. We watched a hawk during flying training which...More

1  Thank chatterboxbek5
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Go to the owl sanctuary at the festival park at ebbw vale South Wales with the kids they will love it as do the grown ups, you can also go to the lakes & there is a play area for them to play plus if...More

1  Thank glyn408
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this , free to get in, only take 20mins to walk around, daughter got to hold an owl. Went to the super tubing at the same time

2  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Visited this place with 2 of my grandsons, son and daughter-in-law. It was fantastic. Lewis , the owl handler , was very knowledgable and gave us some really interesting facts. We had the opportunity to hold one of the owls, and the boys loved that....More

2  Thank SissySmall
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my girlfriend, her parents and my six year old son. Free entry was a bonus. Hold the owls, talk to the volunteers about them. It's a small place but it's worth spending a decent time there, we were there at least...More

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a short visit to the Owl Sanctuary, it took about 45 minutes. The owl handling was the highlight of the visit and the handlers were very accommodating. They look after other birds of prey too, like falcons, vultures etc. There’s a bit of...More

1  Thank BPWGo
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Andreea M
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a ring - you have probably been by now..
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Response from Cath G | Reviewed this property |
Festival park, Ebbw vale. Go to the shopping centre car park, turn right past the play centre for the kids and keep walking down to the owls.