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Screech Owl Sanctuary

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A delight as ever, and informative.

We have previously visited, every time it's delightful. Enormous respect for Carolyn and her team... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
harburg2018
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London, United Kingdom
Another Excellent return !

Every time I go to Cornwall I drop in at Screech Owl Sanctuary. I am always made to feel welcome... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bob L
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Sandwell, United Kingdom
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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 4 days ago

We have previously visited, every time it's delightful. Enormous respect for Carolyn and her team. We have sponsored some owls, it's well worth the involvement, as you feel that your 'owls' are your chicks. We could only stay a short time, 17Sep but we did...More

1  Thank harburg2018
Carolyn S, Owner at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review Harburg. It is lovely to read reviews from return visitors to the Sanctuary as it means they have enjoyed themselves here more than once.Thank you also for directing people to our facebook page for up to date news here...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time I go to Cornwall I drop in at Screech Owl Sanctuary. I am always made to feel welcome, like being amongst friends. The flying displays never fail to disappoint and are amazingly educational as is the close encounters. The staff are so friendly...More

Thank Bob L
Carolyn S, Owner at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Bob, glad you enjoyed your return visit to the Sanctuary and took part in the activities we provide and rounded it all off with coffee and cake in Tiggey's tea room. The awards have been a great boost for all of us and the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent a great couple of hours here starting with a “close encounter” before going to see a very close up flying display. With dozens of owls, from all over the world, under their care the passion they have for these amazing birds is truly...More

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Carolyn S, Owner at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review Russell and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to our Sanctuary. As you have said we are lucky here at the Sanctuary with staff who have a real passion for the Birds and animals and thank you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what to expect but visited as member of party loves owls but what a fascinating and friendly place. Great knowledge from staff and enjoyable couple of hours

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Carolyn S, Owner at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind review Andrew and pleased you enjoyed your visit. Please come again when in the area and hopefully see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on a quiet morning in September. What a joy! The staff are brilliant. And the all the animals seem very friendly. The park is small. But the up-close animal encounters are the real gem. We touched the owls, and smoothed/fed the emu's,....More

1  Thank devmike
Carolyn S, Owner at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review on the Sanctuary. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come back again for another visit soon. I will also pass on your lovely comments to all the keepers. Thank you and hopefully see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a drizzly day so instead of cancelling the flying show they do it in the barn which was really good. The owls are well looked after and the staff are really friendly and knowledgeable. You can get up close to the different owls...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you had a great time with us taking in our flying displays, animal encounters and getting up close and stroking some of our hand tame owls.Since our new indoor barn has been built it gives us the opportunity to fly our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic selection of owls and other animals, and the staff are so friendly and passionate. Watching the owl flying was spectacular, and the racoons are a must see, so entertaining.

Thank Chris H
Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Chris for your kind comments and we are delighted you had such a great day with us and hope you will come back to see us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous 3 hours with the owls and partook in a personal hour with the owls. It was just amazing, these creatures are truly stunning - congratulations to the sanctuary for all of the fabulous work that they do in preserving and helping...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Diane and James for your visit and fabulous review. It is very special to have a one to one handling session with the owls during a visit to see us and we hope you will come back to see us again when next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great outing and you can go back within a week for free. Staying only 10 mins away was great and the young children loved the owls and other animals. Great play area and tea rooms. Trampoline for 1 child at a time only. Use Cornwall...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Suzanne for your visit and that you made use of a free return within the week. Keep a look out on our face book page for special days and locals weekends.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to Screech Owl Sanctuary, it was one of our favourite days out in Cornwall. We did the 15 minute racoon experience which was fantastic and great value. The tea room served a variety of food and drink and the prices...More

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Carolyn S, Manager at Screech Owl Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Molly for your visit and it is great to hear you met Rocky and the gang of Raccoons on your visit, we hope you will come back and visit again soon.

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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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Response from Carolyn S | Property representative |
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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