I gave rest and recuperation to a Barn Owl on behalf of Church Walk vets Barrow, when it showed the natural signs of defensive measures towards me.
We took it back to the place it was found and released it back to the wild on behalf of the vet.
The Owl Sanctuary has been a business from November 2012, delivering Hands on Experiences with Owls at various locations in the Cumbria and South Lakes area as well as some visits into Lancashire and Yorkshire, and has a well-developed association with Primary Schools and Residential homes.
The Owl Sanctuary will be located at an old disused Golf Range on the A590 approach into Barrow in Furness on Park Road.The
Owl Sanctuary will be a Trading name, delivering financial donations to “The Owl Sanctuary Limited” that is the charitable business arm, that will fund the sanctuary as governed by the charities Commissions Rules & Regulations. Eventually the complex will offer visitors free parking, light refreshments, a picnic area, and a host of educational hands on experiences throughout the year. There is access for wheelchair users, disabled visitors and pushchairs. We will be able to accept visits from; · Pre School · Classes between 4 & 11 years of Age · Classes between 12 & 18 + · Special need Schools for disabled pupils · Care Homes, as well as any other Community and Social Groups. Whilst The Owl Sanctuary is dedicated to the conservation and wellbeing of Owls it also has an ongoing commitment to education. Our gates will stand open to welcome the individual, small groups, large groups and school parties keen to share in the world of raptors as well as participate in their conservation. Our collection will be varied and at times unusual.