at S.O.S. for 2017
The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary is open daily
from January 2nd to December 23rd.

schedule daily from April 1st until end September
Our flying season starts on April 1st. Flying demonstrations take place daily at 11.30, 1.30 & 3.30 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.

Winter schedule daily from end September until March 31st
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 when circumstances allow and you are welcome to watch. Meerkat Feeding Sessions take place daily - please ask at reception for details.

EASTER - Fri-Mon April 14th - 17th Easter Egg Hunts
Monday April 17th - Jenny’s Ark Petting Zoo
PHOTO WORKSHOP - Sunday April 9th
with Jenny’s Ark Pet Zoo
with Jenny’s Ark Pet Zoo - Monday May 29th
FATHER’S DAY - Dads go free! - Sunday June 18th
ARMED FORCES DAY - Saturday June 24th
Free admission for serving members and veterans
PHOTO WORKSHOP - Sunday July 30th
PHOTO WORKSHOP - Sunday August 13th
Jenny’s Ark Pet Zoo will be at S.O.S. every Wednesday and Thursday
during the school holidays from July 26th - Aug 31st
PHOTO WORKSHOP - Sunday August 27th
AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY - Monday August 28th with Jenny’s Ark Pet Zoo
PHOTO WORKSHOP - Sunday September 17th
PHOTO WORKSHOP - Sunday September 24th
HALLOWEEN HOOT - Sunday October 28th
CHRISTMAS WITH THE OWLS - Sat/Sun 25th/26th November
with SANTA & HIS REINDEER and other SURPRISE EVENTS - see press
& social media for details.

All events are weather permitting & subject to change - please call 0345 680 7897 before travelling far.

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


Sunday April 9th
Sunday July 30th
Sunday August 13th
Sunday August 27th
Sunday September 17th
Sunday September 24th

The price per adult is £75 incl. café lunch
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
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