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North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre

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Joint birthday present

I booked the experience through Wowcher as a joint birthday present for myself and my partner as we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris B
Bristol, United Kingdom
Son's 21st Birthday Surprise

We booked an Owl Experience for our son's 21st as something a bit different. It far surpassed our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“barn owl”(29 reviews)
“open days”(26 reviews)
“cream tea”(27 reviews)
At the North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre we offer a wide variety of experience's and encounters which allow you to get up close and personal with owls, hawks, falcons and eagles. We also hold six open days per year where you can visit the centre...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Smallway Leisure park | Smallway Leisure Park, Congresbury BS49 5AA, England
+44 7557 785621
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked the experience through Wowcher as a joint birthday present for myself and my partner as we both turned 50 this year. I was encouraged by the reviews I had read of the centre but the reality turned out to be so much better...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an Owl Experience for our son's 21st as something a bit different. It far surpassed our expectations! Rachel was amazingly knowledgeable and clearly loved her babies. We got to hold several owls and to fly one, which is something very special. After a...More

1  Thank rhyssmum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A well organised 2 hours with the gorgeous owls . A very knowledgeable friendly guide gave us plenty of opportunity to get close to the owls 🦉 . A magical time spent at the centre. We will return for another experience.

Thank PaulMCardiff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the lay by near the Garden Center, this experience was wonderful. Our guide was very informative and made the whole experience exciting and informative. We held four different raptors, and got to fly the Harris Hawk. We shall be returning to experience the...More

Thank katrin67140DN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flying the hawks was a birthday experience for my husband. He thoroughly enjoyed the morning. Our granddaughter who is that keen on birds now wants to do the event herself. Great morning and thank you.

Thank sylvia s
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We went on an open day so it was very busy so only viewed the birds and flying display. There are many birds and the flying display was enjoyable. What I did not understand was the weird discordant music played at the beginning and end...More

Thank june102015
Reviewed 2 September 2018

lovely place to visit kids will enjoy this shame not open more everything is kept very tidy volunteers are friendly and willing to answer questions

Thank Denise E
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My husband had his bird of prey experience today , it was amazing to watch and take photos my Hubbie loved it but I did find the £10 per person to watch a bit steap especially same cost for children but apart from that fanastic.

1  Thank kellie s
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I took my mum here for an owl experience as one of her Christmas presents. What a fantastic experience, I paid extra to be a spectator and it was a great couple of hours. Rachel hosted the experience and she was amazing, very friendly and...More

Thank Phillips82
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Place needs better signage to guide you to the Centre but once there and checked in be prepared for 2 hours of fascinating facts and hands on time with a large variety of owls. Flying an owl and feeding it from your leather glove was...More

Thank WendyandGeoff
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27 June 2018|
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Response from June D | Reviewed this property |
I loved it
mike h
21 May 2017|
Response from Tricia C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry think this has been wrongly directed to me, I only visited the place
29 July 2015|
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Response from Leanne M | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We are open on Sunday 2nd August from 10am until 4.30pm. There will be flying displays at 12 and 2pm and chances to hold birds of prey yourself in between. The admission is £3.50 for adults and £2.50 for children and... More