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The International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
+44 1531 820286
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Interesting bird of prey centre, very well kept, lovely day out

Thoroughly enjoyed our days visit to this centre, spotlessly clean, great cafe, knowledgeable staff... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Caroline B
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Lovely family day out

We visited with children and grandchildren and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Staff very friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tracey D
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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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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Boulsdon House, Newent GL18 1JJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with children and grandchildren and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Staff very friendly. Grandchildren, as did the adults, enjoyed watching the flying shows very informative about each type of bird. Cafe on site serves delicious food especially the cakes all reasonably priced. We had...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

From the very beginning we were enthralled by all of the birds on show from the gorgeous owls through to the very ugly vultures ! We stayed for two of the flying shows and wow it really was a sight to behold. We had lunch...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit & once you’ been am sure you will be hooked. If that happens the cost of membership is very cost effective enabling regular visit. Birds wonderful & staff extremely knowledgeable & friendly. Not forgetting cafe to complete your experience....More

Thank Heather H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the 3 hours we spent here. Loads of birds to see and the display was fantastic, undertaken by very knowledgeable staff. Will be going again with the kids!

Thank James W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in the children as well as my husband and I were captivated. The chance not only to see but to get close and learn about every aspect on conservation , the flying demos were great and had to duck a...More

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, well run centre, stayed for the three excellent, informative and varied flying displays. Would recommend a day out here to anyone.

Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The price can put you off. The centre is the oldest dedicated birds of prey centre in the world. They house over 250 birds.

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of birds here! Flying displays with some visitor interation is lovely to watch! Amazing theydont fly away but I think they are able to track them if they do.

Thank Stuart K
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Margaret M
20 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 ...
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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
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san20sg
8 January 2017|
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Response from LoubyH | Reviewed this property |
We were there around three hours. Some people came in walked round the aviaries once, saw a display and left after about an hour and a half, but you'd miss so much doing this. Each display is different, we saw three... More
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