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Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 10:30 - 15:30
Open today: 10:30 - 15:30
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Always good food

Have eaten here a number of times. My husband particularly enjoys the seafood platter. Good value... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Little bit of owl heaven

Found this place by accident.Self funded in a lovely location. Guys that volunteer are really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gillian E
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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“garden centre”(303 reviews)
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...more
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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
+44 1772 323323
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have eaten here a number of times. My husband particularly enjoys the seafood platter. Good value for the prices they charge.

Thank Jhlune
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this place by accident.Self funded in a lovely location. Guys that volunteer are really friendly. Beautiful owls,well worth a visit and the garden centre has a fantastic cafe serving lovely food. Wheelchair friendly

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excelent visit as always. Grandchildren age 4 learning to land an owl on his arm and grandson age 2 had one on his head. They know all the names of the birds and the volunteers are so good with them . Despite being so young...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely home made fresh food at reasonable prices in a beautiful location. Staff were very friendly and happy.

Thank Anita T
Andrew B, Manager at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry but this is in the wrong category

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Turbary Woods for the first time a couple of weeks ago with my mother,sister and our two 6 year olds. Its very cheap to go and see all the wonderful birds of prey and owls, there are so many different kinds of birds...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated next door to the garden centre, where there is a licienced bar and cafe serving excellent food at realistic prices .There is also a small play area for kids so all in all,the birds cafe and play area make this an ideal place to...More

Thank sunray522017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and learn about here. Needs more hands on stuff if it’s to attract more visitors, but certainly worth a visit and value for money. Bird show was awesome with the very interesting handlers showing great knowledge.

Thank markpreston1889
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's all about the flying display. To visit and walk around the centre only takes about a half hour. However, the flying display can take much longer than hour. The display is the different birds getting exercise, so there can be quite a few birds...More

Thank TravelTonyR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Passed here many times but never been. We took our 13 year old Nephew who really enjoyed it. Took a picnic which we had on arrival, then had a wander around, looking at all the birds of prey and then watched the bird display at...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today was our third visit to Turbary Woods. Despite it being an hour drive from home, it is always well worth it. The flight display is absolutely amazing for children and also great fun for the adults too. The staff here are so passionate about...More

Thank nataliechawkins87
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21 June 2018|
Response from Stevross1 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do but you would need to contact the establishment directly
26 March 2018|
Response from Guide580626 |
No sorry - our owls aren’t great dog lovers.
Rebekah F
4 April 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi It's a one on one session Cheers Andy