Screech Owl Sanctuary
Screech Owl Sanctuary
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
About
Owl Sanctuary & Animal Park based in Mid Cornwall. In our 33rd Year of education, conservation and rehabilitation for a wide range of owls and other animals. A small family run visitor attraction, offering a great day out for all the family. Included in the admission price get up close and personal with our majestic birds of prey at the twice daily flying displays, and come and learn about our other animals and the owls at our regular educational feed and talk sessions. Free carpark, tearoom, and playground. Only pre-booked assistance dogs are allowed on site.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Laura
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK11 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
Really wonderful little place. Great afternoon out for anyone. Really well looked after animals and enclosures, really great signage on the enclosures. You will find other animals here not just owls which was a lovely surprise. Friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommend, it’s worth the visit. It’s also donation entry!
Written 28 November 2023
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Rachel w
4 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
we were staying in the area and love animals so ideal place to visit for us.

They are open to visitors during '"winter" but don't offer a program like they do in the summer... so they don't charge entrance, we made a donation.

Lots of different owls, with interesting information about each character and how they came to be at the sanctuary.

The staff were busy cleaning out, but still took the time to chat to us, answer questions and share their obvious love for the animals. We so lucky, the Kestrel was doing some training whilst we were there, so we got a mini flying display from a stunning bird
Written 26 November 2023
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marcyjanehoward19
15 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
The health of these birds is second to none. They are absolutely beautifully cared for to the highest standard. The large open cages are so clean and as close to nature is as possible. We were blown away by this owl sanctuary, will definitely come back.
I fell in love with Tom, the large eagle Owl, who was in training.
The staff made us so welcome and we visited on a very damp dark day, but this place brightened up our day to see such amazing birds of prey!!
Thankyou for all you do for the birds and animals there.

Written 21 November 2023
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Emily B
Dunstable, UK108 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
went here this week while on holiday, it was a nice place with loads of rare animals. There were also other animals as well as owls. My partner liked the owls whereas I loved the merrkats and lemars. Spent a while here looking round and off season it is free to visit so can just made a donation to support the sanctuary.
Written 12 November 2023
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Jane
50 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
We popped in to Screech for a look round as we have never been, we live in Newquay!
It’s a donation on entry as the shop and cafe is closed due to winter hours, what great idea. We (3 adults) had a really pleasant hour or so walking round looking at the owls, birds and animals. It’s a great place for any age and for us it was lovely just to be able to look and read about the birds! Fantastic idea doing donations this time of year, some of the other local attractions could learn from them and do the same, well done the screech owl sanctuary.
Written 9 November 2023
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Inspire368722
2 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
An amazing place to visit. Staff are friendly and helpful and the animals are well kept and happy. We loved it
Written 6 November 2023
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Karl N
Braunton, UK802 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Visited today for the first time ever! Then wondered why I’d never been before. This is not a charity but a sanctuary and although does not have the quality of a top speck attraction it was still an amazing visit. Staff were excellent and very attentive. The animal care was excellent and it felt like being at a family event. Such a lovely experience. Would certainly consider coming back again.
Written 26 October 2023
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Thank you for your review. We are please to hear you had an amazing visit and we look forward to welcoming you back.
Written 31 October 2023
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Alan L
48 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Just brilliant. The staff were informative and friendly. Flying displays are just amazing. Restaurant was really nice. We all enjoyed it immensely
Written 25 October 2023
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Thank you for your review, glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Sanctuary
Written 31 October 2023
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Holliefrankiekyron
Truro, UK64 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Visited during half term, saw the talks which were fantastic. We did the animal experience, absolutely incredible especially the fox. The animals look well cared for
Written 25 October 2023
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Thank you for you review, glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and your encounter.
Written 31 October 2023
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A Pearson
8 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
always a pleasur to visit but Screech is really growin as a place with new animals all the time. You can easily stay all day for every display or if nearby a nice half day with some nice cafe food available on site. I would suggest going all out and get a handling session. We did the lemur session and that was AMAZING. Have done the meerkats, owls and wallabies before all of whoch were amazing as well. Waas very lovely to see the little girl called Merryn get to hold and fly the owl with the same name. I would maybe not suggest it's great for the very small humans who don't enjoy sitting and watching things.
Written 20 October 2023
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Thank you for your review, feedback and support of the Sanctuary. We look forward to seeing you again there is still the fox encounter to experience!
Written 31 October 2023
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SCREECH OWL SANCTUARY: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Screech Owl Sanctuary is open:
  • Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:00