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The International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Open Now: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Owl Evening

My girlfriend and I attended the owl evening having heard about them during a visit in the summer... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Owl Evening - superb

I had wanted to do this for a couple of years and finally managed it at the end of November. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Please note we are closed to the public on Thursday 20th July, 2017 for a Royal visit in celebration of our 50th Anniversary. We will be open as usual on Friday 21st July...
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Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I attended the owl evening having heard about them during a visit in the summer. It was absolutely fantastic with extremely knowledgable staff giving us a torchlight tour of the owl aviaries. An excellent hog roast with mulled wine was provided to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had wanted to do this for a couple of years and finally managed it at the end of November. It was well worth the money and the evening was packed full. Welcomed with mulled wine, an extremely informative and interesting guided tour of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wildrover66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Couldn't recommend ICBP's Owl Evening enough. Greeted with a welcome drink of mulled wine/mulled apple juice, then a tour of the owls in their aviaries after dark when they were much more active. Lovely personable guides who are clearly passionate about the birds and their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kirstymmackay
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous evening yesterday. We were very lucky with the cold but clear weather. Jemima, as always, was a mine of information and fabulously entertaining. If you get a chance to visit I would highly recommend it, whether a special owl evening or just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the Evening Owl experience. Just over 2 hours with food included, guided tour of the owl quadrangle with great background sound effects - twit twoo - and two flying demonstrations- outdoor and indoor. Even tonight at 1 Deg C, it was magical.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank daloughlin
Reviewed 15 December 2018

My wife and I have just spent three of the best hours in sub zero temperature with two of our best friends in the company of OWL’s. We were welcomed with warm mulled wine or mulled fruit juice and a tour of owls in their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Excellent vulture and falcon displays in lovely surroundings lovely day out with very professional staff.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank prichardsa
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing collection of birds of prey. The centre focuses on the conservation, research, and rehabilitation of the birds.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SylvieSaffron
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve been visiting the Centre for 35 years now and it just gets better and better - fantastic conservation work, amazing flying displays, knowledgeable, interesting and engaging staff, beautiful birds of prey and lovely labradors! If you are lucky enough to see one of Jemima’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carey R
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Brilliant evening! Great staff, really informative tour plus excellent owl flying demos - little owls inside and bigger owls outside. Very atmospheric and wonderful to see so many different owls flying. We’ll be back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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14 August 2018|
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Response from Ivana B | Reviewed this property |
Yes.When we went they were also doing a promotion: pay an adult ticket and gift aid it to return another day at half price.
Margaret M
21 June 2017|
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Response from zaphod5248 | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I took loads of pics while we were on the course. Both of us handling the birds and of the other birds in the centre. A great day ...
Andrew G
16 April 2017|
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Response from S77pag | Reviewed this property |
No, the proximity to the birds is such that there is too much risk of stress to the birds from dogs they are not familiar with. The staff are dog friendly, if you give them a call they can tell you what help they can offer... More