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Screech Owl Sanctuary

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What an amazing place, The staff were welcoming and very knowledgeable. The flying displays were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fro60
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
So worth a visit

I absolutely love this place! The owls are amazing. The staff lovely, friendly and eager to share... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Crumby1
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Langport, United Kingdom
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About
One of the largest collection of owls in the South west of England. We are a rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary with over 120 owls of some 40 different species.
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St Columb Major TR9 6HP, England
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+44 1726 860182
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place, The staff were welcoming and very knowledgeable. The flying displays were brilliant, definitely not to be missed

Thank Fro60
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and review and we are delighted you had a great time with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! The owls are amazing. The staff lovely, friendly and eager to share their knowledge. We’ve been several times and it never fails to please. We’ll be back again.More

Thank Crumby1
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming back to see us and for writing a review. As a regular visitor to the sanctuary you may be interested in purchasing an adoption for your chosen owl or animal, this will give you 2 passes to come into...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely loved our time here. The staff are fantastic and you can get up close and personal with the gorgeous owls. I paid for a 1/2 hour owl handling experience and I highly recommend this one on one time with these...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Rachael for your visit and for taking the opportunity to have a one to one handling session. It is great to get up close and learn more about these magnificent owls and we hope you will come back and see us again.

Reviewed 31 October 2018

The grandchildren insisted that we go back to the Screech Owl Sanctuary again during the school holidays and yet again non of us were disappointed in this amazing place. The owl displays were lovely and the flying sessions brilliant and very informative. A great day...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Alan for your visit and review, we are delighted you grandchildren persuaded you to come back and have another great day bout with us. We look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We went to this place yesterday and it was really good. We got there an hr before it shut,so it was quite. There are lots of birds to see and they was very well looked after. There are other animals there like meer cats and...More

Thank Liz H
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thanks Liz for visiting and writing a review for us and hope you will come a bit earlier next time and use your return pass. Thanks for recommending us and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Wonderful visit yesterday. We saw two very informative flying demonstrations. The size is plenty big enough for a good day visit, and both the staff and amenities were first class. There is a cafe, which even though busy, served food very promptly, and the nachos...More

Thank Paul D
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you very much Paul for coming along to visit us yesterday. We have won many awards over the last 2 years and are very proud of the standard and work with wild sick and injured owls we do here at the sanctuary. It is...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Really enjoyed our visit. The staff were extremely knowledgable and friendly. As well as seeing the flying display we were able to stroke two owls - what wonderful creatures. The whole sanctuary strikes a perfect balance between entertainment and conservation. The meerkats were a surprising...More

Thank CornishW124
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thanks for your visit and review, we are delighted you had a great day and got the chance to see our baby meerkats playing in their enclosure. We have many vouchers in booklets, brochures and on our website which you also found useful and we...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

A great place to visit for all ages. The birds are fascinating and the handlers know their birds. Watching the fly was truly wonderful.

Thank Maud F
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you Maud for visiting and we hope you will come back to see us again soon.

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We visited Screech Owl Sanctuary after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor and thoroughly enjoyed our trip! The Sanctuary has very high standards of welfare; all owls are unable to be released in the wild either due to injury or because they have been raised in...More

Thank RockyHH25
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hi Rocky, thanks for your review and we are delighted you came along to check out yourself why our reviews are so good. It is good to hear you took onboard our rehabilitation work we do with wild owls and our captive rescued owls. We...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Visited today 18/10/18, it was a toss up between here and Newquay zoo and to be honest I’m glad we chose to come here. Thought the admission price was reasonable especially when we found a voucher on the sanctuary website for £2 off person making...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you very much for deciding to come to see us and for your kind review. Our QR code on the website gives a £2 pp discount on the full entry price and our prices have not increased for 3 years so we are very...More

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Slimmingworldmom
13 May 2018|
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Response from Carolyn S | Property representative |
We are open every day and further information can be found on our webpage.
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Tracey A
19 October 2016|
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Response from Carolyn S | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our lovely twins. If you would like to like our Facebook page you will see all the updates and pictures of their antics over the last few weeks. Please come along when in Cornwall and see them... More
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Sharon N
28 August 2016|
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Dogs are not allowed on site due to our zoo licensing but we do have a shaded doggy parking where you can park up and can attend to your dog as many times as you like.. Assistance dogs are allowed only.
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