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West of England Falconry

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Newton St. Loe | Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BT, England
+44 1225 971708
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Absolutely fantastic

Where to start? We arrived and this was a Birthday gift to my wife as she loves Owls. We had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AllanVM
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Amazing experience

Me and my Dad visited today and took part in the owl experience. Naomi was great and was very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matt L
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Falconry Experiences are by appointment only as we are not open to the public. Please book your experience in advance. Visit our website or phone us for more information. Thank you.
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  • Very good3%
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  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“birds of prey” (21 reviews)
“hawk walk” (44 reviews)
“harris hawk” (49 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Newton St. Loe | Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BT, England
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+44 1225 971708

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start? We arrived and this was a Birthday gift to my wife as she loves Owls. We had booked the Hawk and Owl experience and to be fair my wife had he doubts about the hawks but a few minutes in she was...More

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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, glad you guys enjoyed your visit, hope Caroline enjoyed her birthday. Shame the weather wasn’t better for Charlie’s walk. Glad you enjoyed the owls, they all have such different personalities. Ghost is lovely isn’t she. Think she knows it too. Thank you for your...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my Dad visited today and took part in the owl experience. Naomi was great and was very knowledgeable. I still can't believe this place is more a less on my doorstep. We both had a great time and got to fly and feed...More

Thank Matt L
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WoEF2011, other at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Matt, Thanks for the brilliant review, I'm glad you had such a good time with the owls. Do come and visit us again. Naomi

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

West of England Falconry is interesting and educational. I learned a lot about birds of prey from George, our guide. It was very interesting to have the hawk come to my glove and feed him. I also loved looking at the owls.

Thank Maria G
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Hi Maria, glad you enjoyed your visit, and your experience with Charlie. Hope one day you can come back and fly the Owls. George.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

A fantastic birthday experience flying Travis the Harris Hawk plus owls Ruru & Kofi. Our guide Naomi was very knowledgeable and whole experience fascinating. Kofi's limited attention span also provided some amusement! The location just outside Bath is ideal and easily accessible - we are...More

Thank RichardBBath
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Richard, Thank you for such a lovely review and brilliant photos. It was a pleasure having you down and you are welcome back anytime. Travis definitely enjoyed your company! I'm glad little Kofi was entertaining too. Many thanks, Naomi

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Brilliant experience flying Charlie the hawk. George who was our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and we got a bonus chance to feed some of the owls too. Beautiful place for the day, and great to be able to support such a good charity. Couldn't...More

Thank Haywards Heath I
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi, wow 11/10 thank you. Glad you guys had a brilliant time. Thank you for your kind words. Hope Charlie wasn't too much of a cheeky monkey. Thanks again. George.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A huge thank you to all at the centre for their kind hospitality, to George for his expertise & wealth of information & to Travis the Harris Hawk for his cooperation & allowing Bob to bond with him!! What a magnificent bird he is. We...More

Thank Christine G
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi Christine, Thank you for your kind words. Glad you and Bob had a great time, and that Travis behaved himself. Hope to see you guys again soon. Maybe the Grandchildren would like to fly the owls. Thanks again, George.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The new location is close to Bath which is great. The whole session is very relaxed and, as long as you follow the instructions, you can have quite a long experience with the falcon out in the field. He took a liking to our leather...More

Thank Jody R
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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Jody. Thanks for taking the time to review us, much appreciated. We're glad you had a good time and look forward to seeing you again. I hope the video came out well. Thanks Jay

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I went to see Jay and company with my kids and my father in law. We had an amazing time and learned so much about the owls and birds. Charlie, our hawk, was amazing to work with and the experience was wonderful. The facilities are...More

Thank Tara P
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi Tara, Glad you had an amazing time, and hope Charlie wasn't too cheeky. Thank you for your great review. If you guys wanted to come back and have a chance to fly the owls you're very welcome, we now offer Owl Encounters. Thanks again,...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We had such a wonderful morning at West of England Falconry. The staff were so incredibly friendly and knowledgable, and spent loads of time showing us their amazing birds. By the end of our trip we had learned so much! The hawk we flew was...More

Thank ZJP85
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi, sorry for the late reply, we've been very busy expanding The Owlery. Glad you had an amazing time with the birds, and the cafe is very nice. If you decide you want to come back, we now offer Owl Encounters. Which is a very...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What a great bunch! Fab location and awesome birds! An experience not to be missed, I'll be going back for sure! 😊

Thank Neil H
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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Neil thanks for your review, very kind and welcome back anytime.

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phoenixduffy
21 February 2017|
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Response from WoEF2011 | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your enquiry. The only way to get to us is by bus or taxi. What date did you have in mind? Regards Jay
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Annie W
7 April 2015|
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Response from WoEF2011 | Property representative |
Hi Netti. The cost depends on how many there are in your group. It takes about 90 mins for the experience. I'd also need to know what date you have in mind. You can find all the info on our website. Regards Jay
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