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Thorp Perrow

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Great birds of prey display

We enjoyed walking through the arboretum spotting all the carvings and little houses. The birds of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Well worth a visit

Thorp Perrow is excellent for walking, looking at trees [obviously] and for a general day out. The... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Alastair M
East Cowton, United Kingdom
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“bird display”(24 reviews)
“autumn colours”(23 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviews birds of prey bird display autumn colours falconry centre trees and plants tea room animal area play area adventure playground well worth a visit beautiful place to visit plenty of seats all ages cakes lovely cafe half term north yorkshire
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed walking through the arboretum spotting all the carvings and little houses. The birds of prey centre was interesting and informative with a great display. The talking raven, ‘hello’, surprised us all! There is a great playground and a small mammal centre too, my...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Thorp Perrow is excellent for walking, looking at trees [obviously] and for a general day out. The birds of prey centre is superb and worth attending the display. Seasonal events are particularly good for children - as is the play area and the mammal area....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 20 December 2018

I have been visiting this wonderful pace for many years, it is peaeful and utterly enchanting. They have a decent cafe and toilets. I am sorry they introduced birds of prey, I disike seeing these creatures in cages and chainedo posts. I am sure they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Visited today to take the little ones to the grotto to see Santa. We had never been before but we will definitely go again. The tea room has a reasonable selection of food at a very good price for this kind of place. My daughter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robmorg764
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A place which is very worth a visit. A very carefully planned Halloween Route through an arboretum which was rich with autumn colour was excellent. The Falconry display is really good with staff who are clearly knowledgeable and caring about their birds. Have been in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamessadler01
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely few hours strolling around this impressive arboretum. Stunning autumnal colours! Staff were all very friendly, cheerful and informative. We started off at the falconry centre which was the most impressive collection of birds of prey I have ever seen. Well kept enclosures...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Fatalistx
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Good disabled parking.... there is a cafe ... but bring a picnic to take in and enjoy the scenery.... and simply chill-out. Beautifully kept .... good in all seasons.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Visited on 31.10.2018 which was an extremely busy day. The Hallowe'en trail was a great hit with children and adults alike and accessible to buggies/wheelchairs etc.. The autumn colours were spectacular and we saw many keen photographers. The animals were a nice addition. Tea room...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gabriella1
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Monday in half term to do the Halloween trail. It is always a very good trail but very much the same, even the same route as every other year. The grounds are lovely and the autumn colours worth a visit. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YorkPinky125
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

I went for a walk round the arboretum, and Halloween trail , that was fun . The birds of prey area and animal area isn’t the best , it’s a little grotty, and not very inspiring . Think your better sticking with the trees. Ok...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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15 July 2018|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
I pushed a buggy around very easily should be fine for wheelchairs, I believe they have electric vehicals you can hire if capable, dogs on lead welcome
16 April 2018|
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Response from bramblesici | Reviewed this property |
My best guess would be somewhere between full bloom and starting to wane .... based on others locally
26 September 2017|
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Response from herinspalding | Reviewed this property |
i personally would pay at the door as it could be raining if your ticket is dated and its not really a place to walk round in the rain.