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Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
+44 1772 323323
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Great day out.

Been wanting to go here for a while and so glad we did today. What a lovely place. All run by... read more

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lyndseyjshaw
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Great afternoon

This is my second visit to the sanctuary, first time with my grandson. He loved being able e to get... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paul D
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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 and have our birds land on your gloved hand as they fly to you for their food.We have a collection of over 80 birds of prey including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, vultures and more unusual species.All the birds are housed in large open fronted aviaries, sheltered in a woodland setting. We assist conservation and education of these beautiful Birds and we are involved with an average of 50 rescues each year.
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Access Through Garden Centre 92 Chain House Lane | Whitestake, Preston PR4 4LB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been wanting to go here for a while and so glad we did today. What a lovely place. All run by volunteers who clearly love these birds. Got there about 11ish which is early enough. Had a look round at all the birds and took...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is my second visit to the sanctuary, first time with my grandson. He loved being able e to get so close to the owls, staff are friendly and approachable. The display was not as good as the last time, but I think the fact...More

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brilliant visit to see the birds of prey at Turbary Woods. This is run by voluntary staff and they are very enthusiastic about their birds. The show lasted about an hour and one man walked along the line of people,with a special glove, giving everyone...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for the afternoon as we were stuck for something to do staying at near by campsite and was raining looked up places to go near by this came up so we tried it! Sooo impressed our daughter was 9 was brilliant loads of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last visited many years ago so decided as we were in the area to visit again with my daughter. Lovely place and the kids (and adults) really enjoyed the experience of seeing the owls and birds of prey up close.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit to this little gem of a day out and it certainly didnt get boring. Our boys love this place - all different types of Owl and birds of prey looked after by very experienced handlers and volunteers with a brilliant...More

1  Thank itsjustmyopion
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited spontaneously the other day. For an entrance fee of a fiver each we perhaps expected a half hour of flying and viewing at a distance. No such thing here. Pretty much all the birds we saw in this display (which...More

1  Thank David A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a fantastic day today at Turbary Woods. The staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and took time to answer any questions. The display was great and everyone could handle the birds, if they wanted to. The handler was very patient and great with children, he...More

1  Thank peterwalton799
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great day at Turbury woods and Bird sanctuary with 2 under 5s The older child rather apprehensive but the 2 yr old loved it Thank you to Ian for letting us know flight times Lots of different birds of Prey including falcons and...More

1  Thank watty26
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There's a nice seating area next to a lake and quite a few birds to have a look at. If you catch the flying show there's a large wooden beam seating area. The staff are really friendly and spent a lot of time taking the...More

Thank Dom G
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klsmith92
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Stevross1 | Reviewed this property |
I think they do but you would need to contact the establishment directly
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skinnymallet
March 26, 2018|
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No sorry - our owls aren’t great dog lovers.
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Rebekah F
April 4, 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Property representative |
Hi It's a one on one session Cheers Andy
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