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Screech Owl Sanctuary

#1 of 10 things to do in St Columb Major Features Animals
St Columb Major TR9 6HP, England
+44 1726 860182
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Wonderful place

Highly recommended for anyone. Some beautiful owls here, great flying display and an opportunity to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matt M
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Outstanding

Fantastic place. The work they do and the knowledge of the staff is amazing. This is the second... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pam b
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One of the largest collection of owls in the South west of England. We are a rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary with over 120 owls of some 40 different species.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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St Columb Major TR9 6HP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommended for anyone. Some beautiful owls here, great flying display and an opportunity to meet some of the birds. Very nice staff and a good cafe. A must visit if you are visiting the area.

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place. The work they do and the knowledge of the staff is amazing. This is the second time we've visited and we can't wait to return. Good value for money.

Thank pam b
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Pam for your return visit and review. We try to give all our visitors a special time when here and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time.visited with an 80 year old lady who really enjoyed herself as well. Staff were friendly and accommodating. The flying display very informative. Lovely layout and impressive. Highly recommended

Thank Gill T
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Gill for your review, we are so pleased the lady enjoyed herself and we hope you will return and see us again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me, hubby and 6yr old son visited here on the 19th August. I think we paid something like £27 (give or take a few quid) entrance and we can return for free within 7 days. The gent behind the desk was really friendly. You firstly...More

Thank mandalou22
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are delighted you had a fantastic day with us taking time to see our on-going activities. As you can imagine some owls have off days the same as us and usually during a flying display which adds to the amusement of some visitors. As...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Never been here before, spotted it in the Discount Vouchers booklet and it was near by so decided to give it a look. We were pleasantly surprised. Lots of different types of owls, which to be honest we were expecting, but with lots of other...More

1  Thank MikeNottm
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Mike for your kind review and we are so pleased you decided to come and see what we are all about. Our timetable is on-going throughout the day so there is always something to do on your visit. We hope you may come...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit with young children. Something to do in all weathers and at any time of year. Just off the A30 and loads of parking including sheltered areas for those with dogs. Goss Moor nearby with walking and cycling trails. Bike hire at...More

Thank Clive_Oram
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Clive for your review and we are delighted you all had a great time. Unfortunately we have not done cycle hire for about 10 years although it has been advertised on some council sites but the trail is still there and our shaded...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly recommend this place to anyone! The members of staff are lovely, helpful and informative. The owls are stunning. Watching them fly, getting to stroke them, listening to beautifully constructed speeches about them and being able to get pretty much any question answered. The tea...More

Thank Christine L
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Christine for taking the time to write a review for us and we are delighted you had a great time. We hope you will come back and visit when next in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stayed for a couple of hours and that was enough to see the whole site. They do flying displays,close up viewing of some owls and there are several pens with owls from all over the world. The whole area looked clean and tidy and...More

Thank Nigel H
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Nigel for your review we hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a really wonderful day out at Screech yesterday with my husband and some friends. One of the main reasons for going was to help overcome my bird phobia a bit more and the sanctuary were brilliant in helping me achieve this wish. A...More

1  Thank Kate L
Carolyn S, Owner at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Kate I remember you well and I am so pleased you had a pleasant experience and this helped to overcome your phobia of birds. As you will now realize owls are very gently creatures and very relaxing to be around. I will let Rupert...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit twice in a week! Once you've bought a ticket we could have a free return which was great, so much to see and do, there are all the owls including interaction, a small zoo section of other animals, a great children's play area...More

Thank Gill C
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Gill for your review and visit which sounds like you all had a great time. Our free return for full paying visitors within seven days has also proved popular and we are pleased you took advantage of this. The play area and tea...More

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Tracey A
October 19, 2016|
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Response from Carolyn S | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our lovely twins. If you would like to like our Facebook page you will see all the updates and pictures of their antics over the last few weeks. Please come along when in Cornwall and see them... More
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Sharon N
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Carolyn S | Property representative |
Dogs are not allowed on site due to our zoo licensing but we do have a shaded doggy parking where you can park up and can attend to your dog as many times as you like.. Assistance dogs are allowed only.
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Your visit is as long as you want it to be. We visited it with our 9 year old grandson and we stayed around 2 hours. I spent a lot of time photographing the owls, meer cats etc. The flying display lasted nearly 50 minutes 2... More
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