North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre
Smallway Leisure Park
Zoo License: 2021/38241
For alll bookings, enquires and injured wildlife please email email@example.com
Please see our 'News & Updates' section for ways to support us with our work, for latest Covid-19 and Avian Influenza restrictions and how your bookings made be effected.
Found a injured wild bird of prey?
- Gently place a blanket over the injured bird and pick it up
- Place the Bird in a well ventilated darkened cardboard box. Line with a towel or newspaper.
- Do not attempt to feed or offer water as this can be detrimental and may delay any treatment we can provide.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details and we will arrange a time for you to drop off the bird or if possible we will collect.
- Your contact details including name, address and telephone number.
- Birds details including where it was found, any obvious injuries and if possible a photograph to ID.
All rescue and rehabilitation work is self funded by NSBOPC, we receive no government grants or funding. If you would like to support our work please consider sending a donation or purchasing an Experience Day
Our Aims and Objectives;
Conservation of Birds of Prey through public education, captive breeding,
treatment and rehabilitation of wild injured birds of prey.
We are a small zoo with a big heart, offering unforgettable up close encounters and spectacular shows. Our main visitors centre is open to the public for limited dates each year, please see our 'Open Days' section for more details. We run Experience Days, Outreach visits and Educational sessions all year round where you can get up close to our Birds of Prey and other animals. Please see our 'Experience Days' and 'Educational Sessions & Events' sections for more details on the different experiences and bookings we offer or email email@example.com for more information.
Education is on going to all visitors. The Centre undertakes more in depth education to specific groups and parties, from schools to universities and offers off-site lectures and teaching.
The Centre continues its captive breeding aims; to research species; breed from species not previously understood; maintain the collection and provide birds for demonstrations, both in the U.K and further afield.
We are a licensed zoo and we are fully insured. We are passionate about educating people about birds of prey and the challenges they face in the wild. We strongly believe children are the future, and a child who grows up loving nature and wanting to save it, will be an adult that takes action.
Our Experience Days operate 7 days a week - all year round!
Experiences can booked by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All of our experiences are fun, educational and very hands on.
From Owl Experiences and Falconry Days to Bird of Prey
Encounters and Meet the Animals Experiences, we have something for everyone to enjoy!
Experience vouchers can also be purchased as gifts which are valid for 12 months.
Visit our 'Experiences and Gift Vouchers' section to find our more.
We also hold limited Open Days each year at our visitors centre!
As well as running Experience days throughout the year, we also open our doors to our visitors centre on certain days each year where you will be able to....
~ Meet over 70 resident birds of prey including eagles, vultures, kites, falcons, hawks and owls.
~ Find out about our exotic mammals from foxes and skunks, to marmosets and meerkats,
at our amazing feeding shows and talks.
~ We also have a variety of reptiles and creepy
crawlies who may make appearances throughout the day!
Please visit our 'Open Days' section for dates and admission info.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on what events are happening at each Open Day.
As of 1st Arpil 2019, all Animal Activities must be licensed which includes animal encounters, village fetes and fairs, bird of prey displays, educational talks for schools and childrens groups, animal therapy visits to hospitals and care homes, childrens parties, etc.
If there is an animal involved in anyway, then the company requires this license. This is to ensure higher welfare standards for the animals being used and greater public safety.
We are a fully licensed zoo; 2021/38241
We are also fully insured.
If booking a company that has animals, please ensure they are licensed as it is now a legal requirement. Anyone operating without this license will be doing so illegally and their Public Libility Insurance will aslo be void.