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Gentleshaw Birds of Prey and Wildlife Centre

Address: Stone road | Fletcher's Country Garden Centre, Stafford ST21 6JY, England
Phone Number: 01785 850379
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Ranked #2 of 40 things to do in Stafford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

My son and myself had a 2 hour experience from group on voucher. Even though it rained and was a cold day, we had an amazing time. Excellent value for money. The staff were all excellent , friendly and great knowledge and passion for their work. All the animals have a sad story and have been rescued and cared for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Visited as part of a pre-booked bird of prey experience. Surpassed expectations as staff went out of their way to be helpful, were extremely friendly and made sure to create great photo opportunities. As for the rest of the sanctuary, all animals seem well cared for with adequate space and enrichment. Highly suitable for a half day family visit. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I have just returned from a few hours Zookeepers experience and we loved it. From cleaning out a monkey enclosure to preparing food and handling an owl and sparrowhawk. A great way to spend a few hours and remember it's a charity so the money is pumped back into caring for the animals. Go on support them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We visited on a zookeeper experience deal and we had a fab time the staff are so friendly and they are all so dedicated to caring for the animals. We got to feed lemurs and pet a Wolf dog and fly an owl. This is not a big center but it is well worth a visit as every penny goes... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have been to gentle shaws several times, both in the summer and winter and had the best time with our 2 children, 12 and 8. Entry is very reasonably priced and there is a wide variety of animals including birds of prey, raccoons, coti mundis, a lovely skunk named Alfie which we had the pleasure of stroking on one... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Went on a groupon deal and was good value for money. The animals were interesting, the bird sshow fab and the garden centre really nicde

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Not been here since last xmas but took the eldest granddaughter and the other half yesterday,Sunday.Such a friendly place with very helpful staff.It cost £9 for all of us and we were given a ticket so that if we wanted to return during the day we could.There is a fantastic collection of Owls,all in well maintained cages,suited to their needs.In... More 

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Cheswardine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Lovely staff who really know what they are talking about and looked after my little hoglet with a cut foot. The zoo is amazing. A must see!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Staffordshire hoard is on display together with a very interesting tory of pre medieval England during the Mercian period. Upstairs is an excellent display of Staffordshire pottery throughout the centuries. This a well laid out museum which is having a new wing added.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Have been visiting Gentleshaws for a few years now as we had family staying near the centre. We have always been amazed by all the animals that Gentleshaws has to offer and the staff there make you feel welcome. It is also uplifting to see how such a small place can have a big impact as most of the animals... More 

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