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Please be aware that due to construction work our main catering outlets are currently closed for some exciting development work.  However, a limited menu is available from our smaller take away outlets and some sheltered seating near the entrance. We will soon be reopening a table seated pizzeria and a locally sourced all day menu café. Keep an eye on our social media for the latest updates!

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Adult £22.00 £20.00
Children (3-15 Years) £16.50 £15.00
Under 3's £1.10 £1.00
Concession (Senior 65+/Student) £19.25 £17.50
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Child / Adult / Carer £11.00 £10.00

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Boobook Owl

Ninox novaeseelandiae

The boobook owl is also known as the ‘morepork’ owl. Both names are derived from its distinctive two-syllabled call.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 26 - 29cm
Weight: 150 - 216g

habitat

Habitat

Boobook owls are found in New Zealand and on Norfolk Island. They live in forests and farmlands, and can also be seen in urban areas.

diet

Diet

The boobook owl feeds mainly on insects, but also takes small birds, mice and other small mammals.

behaviour

Breeding

It nests and roosts in tree cavities. A clutch of eggs is laid in a nest hollow. The female incubates the eggs for about 33 days, while the male brings her food and remains nearby.

threat

Conservation

The boobook owl is not classed as endangered and its population is believed to be stable in the wild.

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