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The International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
+44 1531 820286
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Outstanding experience

The International Centre for Birds of Prey is a fascinating experience; even more so when you read... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
S O
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Fishguard, United Kingdom
Amazing - what a find

We had heard of the ICBP and been intrigued for a while so when we had a free day it was a must see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BRod22SCC
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London, United Kingdom
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Please note we are closed to the public on Thursday 20th July, 2017 for a Royal visit in celebration of our 50th Anniversary. We will be open as usual on Friday 21st July...
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
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"international centre"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The International Centre for Birds of Prey is a fascinating experience; even more so when you read a little more about Jemima Parry-Jones and her passion and work dedicated to the conservation of these amazing birds. The flying demonstrations with the associated commentary give a...More

Thank S O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard of the ICBP and been intrigued for a while so when we had a free day it was a must see - and it did not disappoint. We were lucky with the sun which makes the open space and far away hills...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, we have been visiting for over 30 years, now we are bringing the Grandchildren. A great day out, knowledgeable staff, amazing labradors.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Valentines Owl evening. Amazing! Passionate and friendly staff, cuddles with the Labradors, including new golden lab puppy Flax! Beautiful owls of every kind, great food, interesting information about the owls, great outdoor and indoor flying displays and a very well kept and presented centre. Don’t...More

Thank Katharine F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcomed by the young volunteers with a cheerful smile and cups of mulled wine. Entertained by the comical and super knowledgeable Jemima Parry-Jones Excellent conducted tour was followed by outdoor flights of 3 different species of Owl. Into the cosy restaurant where there were lashings...More

Thank Henry M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For my birthday we went to one of the evening sessions which involved a look at some of the owls on site and then were treated to a magical outdoor display in the dark with some ground lighting. This has to be seen to appreciate...More

Thank retiredengineer26
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in February so it was very cold and a bit rainy but it was fascinating to see birds of prey so up close! The staff are very friendly and let me warm up next to the radiator and lent me some gloves so...More

Thank Polly O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given tickets to this event as a Christmas present and what a truly special gift this was. Particular thanks to Helen who guided us round the aviaries however all the staff were passionate, friendly and knowledgeable. Very well organised evening and I will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fab place to visit. Not been here before but had one of the night visit experiences. Two hours twenty mins looking at the owls then having some hog roast mulled wine or hot apple and cinnamon. Then out to the flying area outside...More

Thank Keith W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic place! Staff are friendly, knowledgeable and the owls are awesome! The evening started with a cup of mulled wine or warm apple and cinnamon, a guided tour to see some of the owls in their Avery followed by a scrumptious pork roll...More

Thank Karen S
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Margaret M
20 June 2017|
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Response from zaphod5248 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I took loads of pics while we were on the course. Both of us handling the birds and of the other birds in the centre. A great day ...
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Andrew G
15 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
No but the car park has some shaded areas and you can go in and out to check they are ok.
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san20sg
8 January 2017|
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Response from LoubyH | Reviewed this property |
We were there around three hours. Some people came in walked round the aviaries once, saw a display and left after about an hour and a half, but you'd miss so much doing this. Each display is different, we saw three... More
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