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Owl & Falconry Centre

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Gardenlands Garden Centre, Shipley, England
+44 1384 221641
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Fantastic variety of animals and birds

Hidden gem behind garden centre- pity more people don't know about it. Well worth a visit and it's... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Paul M
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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
Post Wedding Trip.

Found ourselves 3 miles from here this morning so nipped over for a noise. Fantastic little place... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
James S
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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“skunk” (2 reviews)
“raccoons” (4 reviews)
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Gardenlands Garden Centre, Shipley, England
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+44 1384 221641
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Hidden gem behind garden centre- pity more people don't know about it. Well worth a visit and it's free. Please go and support them

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Found ourselves 3 miles from here this morning so nipped over for a noise. Fantastic little place, with enthusiastic staff. Parrots, Raccoons, a Genet, a porcupine,a skunk, goats, sheep, donkies and a load of raptors to name but a few. It has real charm, yes...More

Thank James S
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

An hour of my life wasted, I have tried to post for the restaurant but can't but if you do visit the Owl Centre make sure you don't go into the restaurant Popped in to Gardenlands and decided to stay for coffee and a sandwich....More

2  Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to pass a few hours with young children. The staff are very welcoming and friendly! There is a very happy and healthy fox and raccoons as you enter - my little girl particularly enjoyed feeding the baby goats and free...More

2  Thank mattclowes
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

My mom and l visited here today and had such a lovely time. We weren't expecting to see so many different animals and it was good to see them in such a roomy, natural environment. The meerkats were so cute but then again so were...More

1  Thank Joanne R
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Have made a number of visits to the centre over the last 8 months. There has been amazing progress , New enclosures and new attractions. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful. The volunteers are amazing and so approachable. Ask a question and you will...More

2  Thank rcbishop14
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The centre is a work in progress at the moment but where else would you see so many owls and birds of prey so close up. Add to that a number of small mammals and reptiles seemingly contented. The hilarious parrot is worth a visit....More

2  Thank Donald C
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I can see why there are signs up saying you can't take photos! I realise there is work going on, but the whole place looks dilapidated and dirty, with building materials and hose pipes causing trip hazards. Very few signs, and those few there were...More

4  Thank elcatt0
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

Being a keen amateur photographer, especially of animals and wildlife, i'm always on the look out for new places to visit. I go on first impressions and as I walked through the gate didn't like what I saw and walked straight back out. Not allowed...More

3  Thank Kathryn W
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

The centre is still being worked on. There were lots of friendly staff who were more than happy to stop work and let our grandson pet the rabbits and a beautiful little skunk by the name of Fifi. We spoke with a gentleman who was...More

1  Thank denisederby51
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Robert L
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Yes but there isn't a lot of cover. You'll need appropriate footwear too as it will likely be muddy.
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