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Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre

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Such a brilliant day!

We booked the falconry, horse riding and a birthday lunch for my daughters 8th birthday. Her and 4... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Naomi B
Somerset, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting and beautiful - but be there for 2!

We visited as day guests arriving for the 2pm display. The informative and enjoyable display lasted... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Louise F
Malvern, United Kingdom
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A small family run owl and bird of prey centre situated near Porlock, Somerset, in the Exmoor National Park, in National Trust farmstead. A collection of other animals and Horse Riding for experienced riders. Bed & breakfast also available with bird...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
West Lynch Farm | Porlock, Allerford, Exmoor National Park TA24 8HJ, England
+44 1643 862816
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I organised this visit quite short notice for my son's birthday as previous plans fell through. The staff were very accommodating given the late notice and booked my boys and I in for an hours bird of prey experience. There was a small wait, but...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed September 2, 2018

My partner and I went to Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre to enjoy the flying display as we saw it advertised online. What we found was a beautiful farm filled with well cared for animals ranging from Ponies and Horses through to Chickens, Owls and...More

1  Thank petecollins2018
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I’m so sad to be typing this because of how much i loved the place in the past, we arrived expecting to find a lovely colourful garden with macaws in and seating to have lunch or cream tea, it wasn’t the same now i know...More

3  Thank robzzie
Reviewed August 21, 2018

My daughter had only been riding for about 12 months when I booked her in for a morning hack on the moor during one of our visits down to Minehead.... I thought the experience would do her good, and boy did it! Not only did...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Went along today for a visit as had seen some really good reviews about the place. Overall the visit was good value for money and the display given was informative. I was really dissapointed to see how filthy the bird enclosures were however, their water...More

2  Thank glyka1821
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited here thinking it would make a nice day out for my young daughter, very much mistaken, it’s lucky we won a voucher, got there to find a small farm, the owls were all sat in cage looking bored, that taken us about 15 mins...More

5  Thank Ging30
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

My Spouse & I arrived here as a treat for my birthday as we were in the area. As it is 2018 & not 1918, I made the grave error of assuming the place would be open as it was in peak holiday season of...More

4  Thank BigFatBudgie
Cathy P, Public Relations Manager at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

What a dissapointing review - we were CLOSED and we let you have a wander around for a very small charge, and yet you still complain?? There was no flying display that day. The Centre was closed. This is an unfair review!!! I did reluctantly...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We booked the falconry, horse riding and a birthday lunch for my daughters 8th birthday. Her and 4 friends had an awesome time. The staff running the different sessions were brilliant with both the kids and animals. The place is very relaxing, the food was...More

Thank Naomi B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I was passing the area and decided to drop by having read the leaflet elsewhere. I got there at the wrong time 12.30 . The flying display was at 14.00. I queued up behind some families and felt very uncomfortable as it appeared that being...More

2  Thank Bob L
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited as day guests arriving for the 2pm display. The informative and enjoyable display lasted an hour and half which flew by! Was also good looking at the other owls and hawks afterwards. Not sure that exploring the aviary alone would be worth the...More

Thank Louise F
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