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Gentleshaw Birds of Prey and Wildlife Centre

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Open Now: 10:30 - 16:30
Open today: 10:30 - 16:30
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Fantastic rescue centre

We love Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre, the staff are friendly and extremely knowledgable. We’ve been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lichfield, United Kingdom
An unexpected treasure - brilliant value for money

We found this place on Trip Advisor, saw excellent reviews and since we only live 25 minutes away... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there and i was upset at the sight of these poor animals, if you dont know animal behaviour you'll enjoy it but if you do it's an upsetting sight. I thought i was going to see happy animals in spacious closures as you...More

Thank samme16
Angie R, Trustee at Gentleshaw Birds of Prey and Wildlife Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review; I will attempt to address the concerns you raise. Firstly, it is normal for our raccoons to pace in anticipation of feed which is why we adjust our feed times for them accordingly. Obviously and sadly stereotypical behaviour is expected...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre, the staff are friendly and extremely knowledgable. We’ve been numerous times, for visits, wolfdog/meerkat encounters and Falconry experiences. Each time we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The animals, birds and reptiles are very well cared for and renovations are being carried...More

Thank sunshineprincess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place on Trip Advisor, saw excellent reviews and since we only live 25 minutes away, decided to take our three year old and one year old. To be perfectly honest, we weren't expected a great deal from a place tucked behind a...More

Thank SueBrennanUk
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely day here, always updating animal areas and much better than other local wildlife centres locally. Some amazing stories and unusual animals that have been rescued or removed from inappropriate homes. From turtles, birds of prey to singing dogs and raccoons. We all had a...More

Thank Sarahs33
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to take the kids , had a fab few hours out. Everything is reasonably priced. You can take your own picnic. Animals are well cared for , all the money they make goes back into the centre. Expanding rapidly so will be going...More

Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to go for all ages! Great prices and plenty to see and do. Seeing all the rescue animals is so worth it. A definite must do.

Thank Eve R
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Me and my partner love popping up for the occasional afternoon looking at the animals. The animals seem genuinely well cared for, and the focus is very much on looking after animals that are rescued or abandoned, so compared to a lot of places it's...More

Thank Drew D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful array of animals, my 5year old and one year old had a fabuloud time. £5 each per adult and £4 per child over 3years. Therefore doesn’t burn a whole in your pocket. Located within fletchers garden centre, there are many birds of prey including...More

Thank cy9315
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I visited Gentleshaw at the weekend with my one year old son. The place was lovely and clean, fully accessible for buggy’s and wheelchairs, all the of animal enclosures were very clean and well maintained and we had a great view of most animals. There...More

Thank rubins122017
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The small monkeys were very cute and they even have a singing dog that was funny to watch. The training session was very exciting and informative and it was great to feel the hawk fly past me at such close range. They also had a...More

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8 June 2018|
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Response from Angie R | Property representative |
Adult entry is now £5
3 November 2017|
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Response from Angie R | Property representative |
I’m sorry but dogs are not allowed.
Stephanie B
13 May 2016|
Response from Angie R | Property representative |
Yes we are wheelchair friendly.