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Badger Watch Dorset

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What a night!

After a brief glimpse two hours in, we were worried that was it. But to be rewarded with 5 badgers... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Ian M
Well I'll be Badgered

If your into wildlife photography or just want to see these elusive creatures up close, you can't... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
peter h
Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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16 Aug 2018
“What a night!”
5 Sep 2017
“Well I'll be Badgered”
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Old Henley Farm, Buckland Newton DT2 7BL, England
+44 1300 345293
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

After a brief glimpse two hours in, we were worried that was it. But to be rewarded with 5 badgers eating and playing a few metres away for 50 minutes was beyond our expectations. Worth every penny..

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed September 5, 2017

If your into wildlife photography or just want to see these elusive creatures up close, you can't go far wrong here. The hides are a short walk from the main car park which has plenty of parking. Both hides have a maximum capacity of 12...More

4  Thank peter h
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is a great experience for families and photographers. We arrived at 6:30 and by 7:00 we had seen two fox cubs. Later on at around 8:45, was the first appearance of the badgers. If you want to see more, stay later! We saw weasels,...More

2  Thank Millie B
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

The host met us promptly at 6:30 and led us the short walk to 2 comfortable hides. We waited only a short while before a young fox cub appeared and stayed for some time in front of the hide. The badgers (the stars of the...More

Thank EllieT2B
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We really enjoyed our visit at the weekend. We were fortunate to see up to 3 badgers at a time out of the sett and right in front of us. We had to wait a few hours before we saw them but there was lots...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good visit. There are two comfortable wooden hides placed near a badger set. The badgers are habituated to floodlighting, so you can see them quite easily once they come out. We saw several badgers, lots of bunnies and a couple of...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed April 24, 2016

This was booked as a birthday present as my husband knew I had always wanted to do this. We arrived early, I have some difficulty walking but the lady who welcomed us let us make our own way up to the hides ahead of the...More

1  Thank Jo L
Reviewed October 28, 2015

We had a wonderful time watching these animals, they are so extremely difficult to see, I am a wildlife watcher and I know how rare it is to see them this good. The place where we waited was so confortable and warm, we had electricity,...More

3  Thank Kuriblu
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Arrived at 6.30 and we were warmly welcomed, and shown to the hides and had everything explained about how the evening works. Fortunately for us we were the only ones there that night. As these are wild animals there is no way to tell how...More

1  Thank Pete_Sue101
Reviewed August 9, 2015

My girlfriend booked this as a surprise present, and I'm glad she did. Stayed for around 4 hours and saw badgers most of the time we were there - there was only about 40 minutes in total when we couldn't see any. There's a family...More

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May 4, 2016|
Response from Jo L | Reviewed this property |
Hi it was part of a present but I believe it was about £35 for the two of us so about £17.50 each. It was certainly less than £20 each and you can stay for as long as you like