Fritton Owl Sanctuary - Animal Sanctuary in Great Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth - Great Yarmouth

Fritton Owl Sanctuary

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Fritton Owl Sanctuary is accessed via Fritton Plant Centre in the village of Fritton near Great Yarmouth. This very small owl sanctuary provides shelter and care for unwanted and injured owls, where possible rehabilitating sick native owls to release them back into the wild. Entrance is free, however donations are encouraged to ensure the work of the sanctuary can continue.

Conservation and education are a top priority. Each enclosure has carefully written details about its inhabitant, with details about their usual height, weight and life expectancy, as well as information about their natural habitat.

Owls currently staying at the sanctuary include European Eagle, Burrowing, Boobook, Barn, Little, Snowy, Asian Brown, African Spotted, Bengal Eagle and Tawny.

For a small fee, it may be possible to hold or stroke an owl, however please speak to Louise or Mark about this on arrival.

Access to the sanctuary is through Fritton Plant Centre, with ramps and level access throughout.

Registered Charity, Number: 1167831

Toilet facilities are available in Fritton Plant Centre. Light refreshments are available in the Plant Centre's café from March to October.

Guide Prices

Donations to support the sanctuary very welcome.



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets


  • On-site light refreshments


  • Facilities for educational visits


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A143 out of Great Yarmouth signposted towards Beccles. Follow the road through to the village of Fritton and the owl sanctuary is located on the right, within Fritton Plant Centre, just beyond Fritton Lake Outdoor Centre.

The nearest railway station is Great Yarmouth, which is 5 miles away.

Fritton Owl Sanctuary

Type:Animal Sanctuary

Fritton Plant Centre, Beccles Road, Fritton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 9EX

Tel: 07951 786069

Opening Times

* Please check before visiting over festive periods or holidays.