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“So many owls! A must see!”
Review of World of Owls

World of Owls
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: World of Owls is the largest most diverse collection of owls in the UK and Ireland. There is also other birds of prey, reptiles, insects & many other animals to see. There is a small children's play park, tea, coffee and light refreshments available, gift shop and it is wheelchair accessible. Please visit our website for full details. worldofowls It is a voluntary registered charity with all the staff working for no reward to look after the animals and educate the guests. It is a licensed and regulated zoo but not government funded. It is rustic and rural and the vast majority of the animals there have been rescued.
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We found World of Owls by following a sign post down a little side road, and we are so pleased that we did.

There are even more owls here than the name suggests in addition to eagles, buzzards, hawks, rabbits, lizards, ducks, pheasants, dogs, spiders and a turkey.

The volunteer staff were very happy to chat about the birds (and other animals) and had a genuine enthusiasm for the place.

Really convenient for Belfast Intl. airport but felt a world away.

3  Thank Dave_Lucy_2014
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We took the kids to World of Owls a few weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. I was amazed by how many different types of owls there were and we got to see them all, from the big to the small. There were also quite a number of birds of prey. To see them so close up was wonderful and I think my husband and I were as taken with the animals as our children were - although I'm not sure we would have wanted to get any closer to the snowy owls who were making their displeasure at our presence known! The staff were lovely, knowledgable and enthusiastic and more than happy to talk to us about the individual birds and their personalities.

While the site is fairly small, it is packed and we took a second loop around just to see our favourites again. There is a little gift shop in reception for those essential souvenirs for the kids anda little room to the side with all sorts of creepy crawlies.

We will be back.

3  Thank LGlees
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

I visited World of Owls today with a childminding group. Our children ranged in age from 1 year to 11 years. This was a first time visit for all of us but definitely not the last. Staff were very knowledgeable and provided interesting facts on the birds and reptiles. We had an opportunity to take photographs with Harley, the owl who starred in the first Harry Potter film. The children also enjoyed a bit of free play in the extensive garden area where we had a picnic and had the benefit of lovely sunshine. After lunch we explored the Crawlies Cavern and visited the small shop. We arrived at 11am and left at 3pm. A lovely day out, unhurried, where great memories will have been created. Thank you to all the staff who made this day special for us.

4  Thank WesCoAntrimNIreland
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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Just back from a trip at world of owls had a brilliant time. The price on the gate in my view could actually be higher as this is a charity run place so needs all the help they can get. The birds are amazing and the staff were lovely and really knowledgeable. My 8 year old daughter loved it. All in all a brill day.

4  Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Visited World of Owls today and had a great time, staff were very approachable and friendly. The sanctuary was well laid out and very clean. Some of the birds were out in a central area, which made for great viewing and photos, with staff on hand to answer questions and generally chat about the sanctuary and what they do. There is also a small cafe that serves hot and cold drinks and snacks. Will certainly be going back.

4  Thank colinparry
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