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The Barn Owl Centre

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Netheridge Farm Netheridge Close | Hempsted, Gloucester GL2 5LE, England
+44 1452 383999
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fantastic day

Booked the photography experience a while ago and just had a very enjoyable days photography, I... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
penfold64
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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Fantastic!!!!!

Booked the photography day at the last minute and had an absolutely fantastic day. All the staff... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Sarah R
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Due to on going development, we are only open to the public by booking only, bookings relate to a number of Owl & Bird of Prey Experiences we do, which includes Photography Days. Please visit our website for further details, times & cost. For anyone visiting us to purchase an Owl Nest Box or Gift Vouchers, please give us a call before setting off. Please note that the Barn Owl Centre is a Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre as well as an Owl Conservation Centre.
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Netheridge Farm Netheridge Close | Hempsted, Gloucester GL2 5LE, England
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Booked the photography experience a while ago and just had a very enjoyable days photography, I will be doing it again

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Booked the photography day at the last minute and had an absolutely fantastic day. All the staff were brilliant, knowledgeable and really helpful and help you get THE shot. You can tell the birds are relaxed and enjoy doing it, else they just simply wouldn't....More

1  Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

I booked an experience for my mum as a treat. We booked and were told to arrive for 4pm today. Other guests are charged £10 pp. But this was well worth the cost. Even before we got out if the car we were greeted and...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I took my disabled son he had an owl flying experience there was a few in the group ,and he cant hold his arm up so the man held his arm so the bird could fly to him which was very kind : the people...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Was given a voucher as a Christmas present for a photography day at the Barn Owl Centre, absolutely fantastic, I particularly enjoyed capturing the two amazing Eagle Owls in flight, I took over a 1000 photos and I am really pleased how many of them...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

My partner bought a voucher for the photography day as a Christmas present for me. Knowing very little about the centre, I went along with an open mind and my partner as guest for moral support (and to carry my photography gear!). I was a...More

Thank Tina J
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were bought an owl experience voucher as a gift. We weren't sure what to expect and informed on booking that they are not like falconry centres. We have two children, our youngest has special needs and this was also a concern for the visit....More

1  Thank Malvern2016
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Being a keen amateur wild-life photographer and nature conservationisist I booked a place on one of the Centre’s Photograhy Days. Vince & Carl looked after us really well, emphasising both the plight of wild raptors & the much less publicised problems faced by unwanted captive-bred...More

1  Thank Caroline_Hooper
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Me and my son went for an owl flying experience there' ididnt realise they did it ingroups but luckily they were all nice people, first thing I was impressed with is that it's wheelchair accessible, only trouble is it is weather permitting , I can't...More

2  Thank mrsg005
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is probably the only place in the UK I would visit to see captive birds. They work tirelessly day in day out to support the birds they look after. I booked a day with Vince and his team in early July and although the...More

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AniruddhaRaste
13 March 2015|
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Response from Vincent J | Property representative |
Due to the nature of our work, we are only open to the public by booking only, this links to Experiences. Info can be found on the Barn Owl Centre's website Please note that we are transforming part of the Centre which... More
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