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The International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Closes in 8 min: 10:30 - 17:30
Open today: 10:30 - 17:30
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Pleasing day out. Well worth it.

Spent roughly 3 hours there. Saw the 2pm and 4:15pm flying displays. Each of which were different... read more

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Nigel m
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Wonderful day out!

First time we have visited the centre and we were not disappointed. It was a wonderful experience... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul B
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
Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
+44 1531 820286
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Reviewed today

Spent roughly 3 hours there. Saw the 2pm and 4:15pm flying displays. Each of which were different birds. Each bird lasting around 10 minutes. Pleasing experience. Nicely laid out. Toilets, cafe, shop all Good. Staff very pleasant. Buy your tickets from groupon as they are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time we have visited the centre and we were not disappointed. It was a wonderful experience aided by wonderful spring weather. There are many birds of prey to be seen, many of which can be seen outside their aviaries. Eagles, kestrels, hawks, owls, vultures...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been a few times here and thoroughly recommend it to anyone. The staff are dedicated and informative regarding the birds. A fabulous display of birds flying which is done 3 times a day. Takes your breath away. Can't praise the work done hear,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gail W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Only a couple of hours out of London and close to Wales, enroute to our sightseeing destinations in the UK, we will definitely visit each time we are anywhere near. An hour's visit inevitably extends to half a day or more. A must for bird...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been going here, for nigh on, forty years and have seen it grow, blossom and bloom. If this is your thing you will not find a better centre for birds of prey. Mind you, the one in Yorkshire is pretty good. Jemima is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my best friend went here for a day out. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day out lots of birds to see of all different species and sizes. The flying display was wonderful and full of species specific information. The food in the cafe...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our day out, the staff are very friendly and are happy to answer any questions regarding the birds. We watched one of the displays at which they flew a selection of birds around and gave you a few facts about each one. A...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TomWelshy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful birds, beautiful people who take care of them. The flying display was amazing! It’s so beautiful to see those birds flying and the bond they have with their trainers. Thank you!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Isabelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent day. Arrived early enough to see the 11.30 flights, rain at 13.30 so part inside & when sun came out back outside. Lunch of jacket potato cooked in an oven with cheese and beans excellent value with salad for £5.95 free tapwater. Excellent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1248traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this centre via a google search and it really is a fantastic place to visit! All of the staff were so friendly, from the minute we walked in to purchase our ticket, to the cafe, to those flying the birds. You can really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from AnnW2474 | Reviewed this property |
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Margaret M
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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 ...
Andrew G
15 April 2017|
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Response from S77pag | Reviewed this property |
No, the proximity to the birds is such that there is too much risk of stress to the birds from dogs they are not familiar with. The staff are dog friendly, if you give them a call they can tell you what help they can offer... More