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Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

#1 of 66 things to do in Preston Features Animals
Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
+44 1772 323323
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GREAT CLOSE UP VIEW OF OWLS

an amazing time here with full hands on with the owls. the volunteers/keepers encourage you to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mark s
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Tu whit tu whoooooo

We really enjoyed our day lots of owl species and the flying displays were great every child and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jtitley2017
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Bury, United Kingdom
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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 3 days ago

an amazing time here with full hands on with the owls. the volunteers/keepers encourage you to handle feed and stroke the birds. as well as giving full facts and info on the birds. there are lots of owls and other birds to see and you...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed our day lots of owl species and the flying displays were great every child and adult was allowed to hold/fly a bird it was so inclusive unlike some raptor sactuaries where they are very selective about who comes into contact with the...More

Thank jtitley2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited with my 3 year old daughter. The staff were very kind enough to fetch a small barn owl so she could have it perched on her hand. Volunteer staff managed to coax the birds into a flying display despite rain. I've been before...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a really interesting afternoon. First of all we spent time viewing the and learning a little bit about from the plaques on cages. Then they were brought out one by one and we were encouraged to interact with birds by having them fly...More

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have just had a wonderful time at the Turnery Woods Owl and Birds of Prey Sanctuary. The Sanctuary has an amazing collection of birds, all well caged and their details are availabe to read. Be sure to go when they are demonstrating flying the...More

Thank Nikysoam
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited today with one of my daughters...as ever it was a beautiful day out. The birds are stunning..mostly rescued...and beautifully cared for and trained. Fully funded by donations and do an amazing job. A fabulous place for families x

Thank Cate B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here again as we enjoyed it the last time we went but this time we took friend and they had the best time this is one off the best bird of prey you can go to for a few reasons 1) It is...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this lovely place today(9th August).We were amazed at how many beautiful birds they had there.Many of the owls had been rescued.The flight show was great too with a chance to hold some of the birds.The staff were very knowledgeable and were very passionate...More

Thank 444Lorraine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although small and in need of improvement, probably through lack of funding, this is a must see experience for all Harry Potter fans. The range of birds including many different owls and the ability to get close to them is not to be missed. Set...More

Thank bw409845
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Turbary Owl Sanctuary with a friend and seven young children in tow. I had no idea there was a place like it anywhere near us, but I'm very glad I do now! The experience the kids got was just fantastic! They trainers...More

3  Thank Bikermike1411
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Hi It's a one on one session Cheers Andy
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Yeah there's picnic tables next to the lake/pond
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hi, do you have any experience and what days can you come down, cheers andy
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