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Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary is home to more than 80 beautiful and unusual owls and other birds of prey. Between Easter & September, we give three flying displays daily, each featuring different birds. There is also a woodland walk featuring red...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Pettaugh Road | Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT, England
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+44 345 680 7897
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best day is was organised for the bsl and hard of hearing and support workings and carers to go in free to see the animal we want there last year and it was packed this year it wont so packed and it was better as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank samlR7929NO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our two boys ages 7 & 9 to Stonham Barns and after a stonking breakfast in the Bistro took the boys into the Owl Sanctuary. Got there just in time for the meerkat talk with a very knowledgeable chap and then onto the first...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Salmattscott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the afternoon. Watched both displays. 1:30 3:30. So informative and fun. Relaxing atmosphere with excellent facilities for the birds. Would recommend this as a great time to spend a day. Also the conservation work that takes place is commendable. Keep it up!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LindaC22
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's great of you to leave a review - thank you. We're pleased you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, the S.O.S. team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Other than owls there are lots of other birds and animals to see here including meerkats, red squirrels, falcons and vultures. The flying display was one of the best I have ever seen. There were lots of shady areas for picnics, or just a rest....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank nickphillips
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for leaving a review - it's good of you to take the time and we're pleased you enjoyed your day. Come again soon! Kind regards, the S.O.S. team

Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Lovely visit here. Much more to see than just owls - all sorts of birds. The display was excellent - the keepers were very informative and showed each bird for a good amount of time. Around the park the information boards are really good -...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank I2797CTmichellew
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your positive review - we appreciate you taking the time to make it and pleased you enjoyed your day. Come again soon. Kind regards, the S.O.S team

Reviewed July 23, 2019

We spent a very pleasant morning at Stonham Barns which included a visit to the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary. There is a wide variety of birds to see predominantly in cages where you can get a good view of them, They also provide three flying displays...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TrevorR15
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful place! These people care so well for the birds and all the animals and it was a joy to support the place. We are two grown adults and we loved the whole day, just can’t say enough good things about the day....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank NorwichSarah
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's great of you to leave a review - thank you. We're pleased you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to give an insight into the birds and what we do. Come again soon :-) Kind regards, the S.O.S. team

Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

First time here. There large carpark. Staff very friendly and helpful. It large place with lot of birds of pray we watch the show twice doing the day. You do get up close to the birds. My favourite was the meerkat they so cute. Kids...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Tracie H
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for leaving a review - it's good of you to take the time to do so and of course, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, the S.O.S. team

Reviewed July 13, 2019

What a fantastic day. Went with my husband, daughter and her three year old daughter. We all loved it. Granddaughter especially, got to stroke a lovely young owl, really enjoyed finding the stamps to win a prize. But what we all really loved the most...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 147lynn
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Many thanks for leaving a review - it's good of you to take the time and we're pleased you and enjoyed the family enjoyed the day and felt your visit was worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, the S.O.S....More

Reviewed July 11, 2019

Visited today after making the trip from Norfolk, so glad we decided to, what an amazing place. Our visit was a delight from start to finish, from the personal encounter with the Meerkats (for up to five people at a time, i was lucky enough...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Simon H
Manager_SOS, General Manager at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your review - we appreciate you taking the time to leave one, but also that you had an enjoyable time when you visited, and appreciated the work we do in regard of the rescue and rehab of injured wild birds of...More

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Tracy S
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Response from trixieessex | Reviewed this property |
The place had kennals fit doggies if I remember rightly
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from SuffolkOwlTeam | Property representative |
Hi, and thanks for your enquiry. Admission rates are as follows: SUMMER: All-Day Summer "Come-&-Go" Pass (April 1st - late September) allowing multiple entries during the day Adults £7.50 Seniors £6.00 & Juniors aged 4-16... More
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