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North Devon Hawk Walks

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Exmoor, South Molton EX36 3JD, England
+44 1598 740114
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A great morning! We had a great time being introduced to Cassius the Harris Hawk! Lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo C
Hawk walk with Nigel and Cassisus

I was given this treat as a birthday gift , and what a gift , we were met at the entrance to a... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Martyn P
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Providing a hands-on, practical introduction to falconry. Four people, for an hour, costs £45 in total.So whether there are one, two, three or four of you, it just costs £45.Compare this with the prices others charge and you will see what great value it is. We have access to several different flying sites, some of them deep in the heart of Exmoor. Walks here last for 90 minutes and prices vary, so look at the website for details. We go out all year round, any day, by appointment.Gift vouchers, valid for a year, are available.
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Exmoor, South Molton EX36 3JD, England
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"lady macbeth"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great morning! We had a great time being introduced to Cassius the Harris Hawk! Lots of opportunities to fly the bird and a real hands on experience! A real privilege being close to such a beautiful animal. We learnt lots of facts from Nigel...More

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for this and I'm glad you enjoyed it. We were lucky with the weather. Come back again and we'll go to another location, maybe with Lady Macbeth so you can see the difference in personality between the hawks. I hope you got some good...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I was given this treat as a birthday gift , and what a gift , we were met at the entrance to a campsite exactly where we were told to meet and after a short walk we were flying the Harris hawk .it was fantastic...More

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for this. Getting close to a bird of prey for the first time is quite an experience, and I’m glad you enjoyed it. Regards

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

This was a fun and interesting adventure! We thoroughly enjoyed it. The teaching was so good that I lost my initial fear. We both highly recommend the experience.More

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Good, glad you enjoyed it. It’s quite natural, and sensible, to be wary of a predator with claws and a beak. But once you realise that he’s only flying to you so as to use you as a perch, for the food on your glove,...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Our walk with Mr Penfold and Cassius the Harris Hawk was both great fun and very informative. Our family group of 2 grandparents and 2 granddaughters ages 15 and 10 all had film cameras and we got a lot of good photographs. The most exiting...More

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry about the delay in responding to this. Thank you for your comments and I'm glad you all enjoyed it. I hope you got some good photos. If you'd like to come again, we can go to one of the other locations, all of which...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Nigel is great and the walk is awesome. Nigel was knowledgeable, considerate of our 3 year old who came with us (who still talks about it and does impressions of Cassius). If you’re not sure about booking - do it. You won’t regret it

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. The impression of Cassius must be a sight to see. But keep the 3 year old away from trees in case he thinks he can glide like Cassius! I'm glad you all enjoyed it. Regards,

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

My wife Julie and I met Cassius (and Nigel) this morning for a hour walk. Neither of us had ever been so close up to such a magnificent creature (Cassius...) and the experience was eye opening, just brilliant. Nigel provided a comprehensive introduction and explanation...More

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Time spent with a hawk is never wasted! Come and see us again. As you mentioned gifts, you may want to consider buying a Hawk Walk gift voucher for Christmas. All the best. Nigel.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, along with our 6 & 9 year old daughters, spent an incredible hour with Nigel and his Harris Hawk, Cassius. Having a hawk sitting on your hand is pretty unforgettable, as is watching your children do the same. Nigel is very...More

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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

The girls did very well with Cassius, didn’t they? It would be quite natural to be scared of a hawk landing on you, if you’re a six year old. But the vast majority of kids who have been out with us react really well to...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We went on the hawk walk for my father's birthday and it was a fantastic experience. Nigel was informative and made you feel at ease. Cassius was entertaining and very friendly. A great, sunny afternoon spent in the North Devon countryside.More

Thank allyr33
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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thanks very much. Glad you all enjoyed it. If you’d like to do something similar, take a look at my website and choose a different location for next time. PS now is a good time to drop hints about our vouchers, valid for a year,...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

A very informative walk with lots of chance to handle the magnificent bird and see it in flight.The children were involved well and he tried to explain things so they could understand.More

Thank Marisa E
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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Glad you found it interesting. Kids always react well to the hawks and it’s nice for them to be able to interact with an animal that is a bit different and demands to be treated with respect. I hope your youngest’s feet have thawed out!...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This experience was given to my brother and I as a birthday gift. Beautiful, informative and excellent value. Highly recommended.

Thank John H
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Nigel P, Owner at North Devon Hawk Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you. For what it's worth, I agree with you! I don't think a similar experience, at the same price,is available anywhere else. You may wish to consider buying a voucher as a Christmas gift for someone,? Anyway,I'm glad you enjoyed it. Regards

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