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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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Grandchildren Outing

Fabulous array of Owls and Eagles. Children were encouraged to find specific Birds and stamp their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eric W
Telford, United Kingdom
via mobile
A wonderful visit

I have just spent a happy three hours wandering around this wonderful site. Apart from the owls... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adrian C
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“flying display”(43 reviews)
“birds of prey”(58 reviews)
“stonham barns”(22 reviews)
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
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pettaugh Road | Stonham Barns, Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT, England
+44 345 680 7897
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 January 2013

I intially googled animal birthday parties in the Suffolk area and found this absolute gem! My daughter had a party on the 12th Jan 2013 at the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, it was for her 11th birthday and she was with a group of girls of...More

13  Thank Theresa D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I went expecting to see owl's recovering and being treated back to health, or at least owls that could not be returned to the wild. Instead I saw huge majestic non native species chained to the ground in tiny enclosures. These have not been rescued...More

8  Thank reccy_10
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All reviews flying display birds of prey stonham barns red squirrels beautiful birds few hours small playground petting zoo meerkat experience wide range of birds gift shop bird show woodland walk great attraction all ages staff were very friendly great visit
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous array of Owls and Eagles. Children were encouraged to find specific Birds and stamp their collector card. Children aged 9 & 4 had a great couple of hours entertainment. This was our second visit

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just spent a happy three hours wandering around this wonderful site. Apart from the owls there are various other birds of prey as well as meerkats, red squirrels, ferrets,....; I have forgotten the remaing items. The exhibits are clearly and informatively labelled. The...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few hours here with my son and his grandparents it's very friendly family focusesd centre.. My father is 86 so they accomadated him by loaning a rest chair whilst walking around ... The feeding of the Meerkats was the highlight Fascinating little...More

Thank sharonK6136KS
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Beautiful birds. Catch as many of the flying displays as you can. They are amazing and the staff really care for the birds and are very knowledgeable. The meerkats were so much fun. I could have watched them for hours.

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the owl sanctuary today as we both had a day off work and wanted a day out. We were not disappointed. It's a lovely place to have a wander around. We saw one of the bird shows which was brilliant....More

Thank mrschloeb
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Visited here after research before a break in the area. The sanctuary was bigger than expected. Staff were brilliant and knowledgeable. Happy to help. Gift shop had some lovely items too. There so much more to the site itself as had coffee shop, crazy golf,...More

Thank itsasnip
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Spent a pleasant day here watching the displays and wandering around the stalls both outside and in the Craft Barn. The Sanctuary was lovely to walk around with some beautiful birds, especially the owls. Unfortunately because of the Countryside displays none of the birds were...More

Thank nanni22
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit here. Lovely to see the birds of prey in their open cages so you can feel close to them and even better to watch them doing their flying displays. 3 per day!! Also it was so endearing to see the...More

Thank C6619LLrobw
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We are huge owl fans, so this was number one on our to do list during our holiday to Suffolk! We visited on August Bank Holiday Monday (this was a mistake - see later)! The Sanctuary was all we hoped it would be, and quite...More

1  Thank TwoDividedByZero
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Not only was it interesting watching the birds fly and learning about them, there was an amazing pirate themed Crazy Golf we all enjoyed, mum, dad and 16 year old daughter, a great cafe with good coffee and food and a selection if shops. We...More

Thank SheilaNorbury
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Tracy S
27 August 2018|
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Response from trixieessex | Reviewed this property |
The place had kennals fit doggies if I remember rightly
25 April 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