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Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens

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Excellent experience!

My husband and I visited Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre for an owl and raptor day experience. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dr_emmm
Excellent experience for all ages

Excellent time at Huxleys Grandparents and grandchild (age 4). Very friendly staff and welcoming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oldrooster240
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Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 6QA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre for an owl and raptor day experience. We were pleasantly surprised by just the sheer diversity of birds present at the center: over 90! This includes not only birds of prey, but also an Australian...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the grandchildren here on a very hot day...the birds were struggling as much as the adults and children...it should have been closed really as it was not much fun for anyone..the volunteers struggled with the birds in the heat and they were difficult to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Julian F, Owner at Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I’m sorry you felt the need to post this review. We pride ourselves on how we care for our birds, and many times during the very hot days we have indeed cancelled all flying displays, however if it’s not too hot.... we fly the birds...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent time at Huxleys Grandparents and grandchild (age 4). Very friendly staff and welcoming experience. Good variety of birds on show and interactive displays. Knowledgable staff who ar happy to share information. Well worth a visit. Great value for money

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with my two grandchildren, aged 8 and 10. It was lovely to find this place at the back of Hilliers Garden Centre. The whole place is separate but nicely set out with central flying area. A full timetable of talks, meet a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found out about the centre by chance when looking for reasonably local places to visit with my two teenage daughters. When we arrived, we were greeted by James who was lovely and friendly. He advised us that an owl talk was taking place straight...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a hot day on the 23rd August. We were welcomed by one of the handlers and told the times of when the birds would be flying, and when we could get a handson encounter with an Eagle Owl. On entering the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rosy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent all round, both for visitors and enthusiasts. Friendly staff, lots of information, huge variety of owls, hawks, falcons, eagles + more, all very happy, healthy and clean. Absolutely nothing to fault, a must visit! 👍🏼👍🏼

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Evantra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The people here are passionate about their hobby. They take in injured birds and rewild them if possible. There are a variety of birds here in aviaries, eagles, raven, owls, vulture. There are flying displays which have owls, hawks and falcons flying tethered, if small,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Happy to give this one a 5*. I went on Thu 15 Aug 2019 with my daughter-in-law and grandson, Freddie. It turned out to be a great "random day out" which we all enjoyed - also good value for money. We arrived at 12:00pm for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Had a great visit today after seeing a handful of birds from huxleys at the garden shows this year so decided a visit was on the cards to see all of the birds . Well worth the visit and some hands on handling . Bramble...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Caroldory
August 4, 2019|
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Response from Julian F | Property representative |
Small children go free
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kirstylep28
March 30, 2019|
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Response from Julian F | Property representative |
Hello, Admission is £6 for adults and £4.50 for children, and there is a bus stop opposite Hilliars garden centre on the a281 Brighton road. We are open Wednesday to Sunday from 11am Thank you
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Charlee B
August 15, 2018|
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i see absolutely why not we were a group of Parkinsons sufferers but I woulod contact the falconers if you have any concerns at all
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