at S.O.S. for 2016
The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary is open daily
from January 2nd to December 23rd.
October 30th - HALLOWEEN HOOT
A half-term treat where those who dare can follow the Tombstone Trail, go bobbing for apples, try their hand at lantern making, complete the S.O.S. Safari and more!
CHRISTMAS WITH THE OWLS November 26th & 27th
Our famous seasonal event will enable both you and your family to get your festive frivolities off to a great start. Our owls and birds of prey will be joined by Father Christmas, his wonderful reindeer plus some other surprise events and guests too. For more details, follow us on Facebook or Twitter
Winter schedule daily from end September until Easter*
The centre has aviaries housing over 80 owls and other birds of prey plus features a woodland walk with Red Squirrels, Meerkat Kastle & the S.O.S. Owl Safari for youngsters. There are no formal flying displays during the winter but the birds are exercised regularly and you are welcome to watch. Meerkat Feeding Sessions take place daily - please ask at reception for details.
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR CLOSING 2016/2017
Friday December 23rd - closed at mid-day
Saturday December 24th - closed at mid-day
Sunday December 25th - closed all day
Monday December 26th - closed all day
Tuesday December 27th - closed all day
Wednesday December 28th - OPEN
Thursday December 29th - OPEN
Friday December 30th - OPEN
Saturday December 31st - closed at mid-day
Sunday January 1st - closed
Monday January 2nd onwards - OPEN
Summer schedule daily from Easter until end September
Our flying season starts at Easter. Flying demonstrations take place daily interspersed with Meet The Meerkat feeding times at 11.00 and 3.00. Our unique come-and-go admission ticket means you can see all the shows - each one featuring 4 different owls and birds of prey - plus both meerkat sessions, but leave the Sanctuary to look around the Stonham Barns complex whenever you like.
Jenny's Ark Diary Dates
Jenny's Ark will be visiting us throughout 2017 - make these dates for your diary:
Easter Monday 17th April
May Day Bank Holiday Monday 1st May
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 29th May
August Bank Holiday Monday 28th August
And every Wednesday and Thursday during the School Summer Holiday from Wednesday 26th July to Thursday 31st August inclusive.
For more details on the special events, please call 0345 680 7897 or email us here
PHOTO WORKSHOP DAYS at S.O.S. 2016
Photo Workshop Days at the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary offer something special for all keen photographers - a day in the close company of owls, with an expert wildlife photographer on hand to offer tips & tricks of how to get the best from the experience - find out more here
Sunday September 18th.
PLEASE NOTE: PHOTO WORKSHOP DAYS are activity courses which are run at the Centre in tandem with our normal operations, attractions & events. All visitors to S.O.S. are welcome to take any photos or videos of our birds and other animals without charge.
If you would like to arrange a school visit or perhaps would like us to visit you for a group talk or event, please contact us - our resources are limited but we are happy to comply whenever we can!
For more information or to make a booking, call us on local rate number 03456 807 897 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org