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Devon Badger Watch

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Address: Five miles north of Tiverton | Directions Given on Booking, Tiverton, England
Phone Number: +44 1398 351506
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19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A unique opportunity to see wild badgers who come very close to you on...

A unique opportunity to see wild badgers who come very close to you on their own terms. Walk through beautiful scenery and woodland to a purpose-built hide overlooking the natural sett where you can sit comfortably to observe these fascinating wild creatures. A magical experience.

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Wonderful evening

A truly wonderful evening. Felt very priveledged to be so close to these beautiful animals. Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A truly wonderful evening. Felt very priveledged to be so close to these beautiful animals. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Julie S
Watchet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We booked a photography session and had a truly wonderful experience. The badgers come so close and although photography was more challenging as the evening progressed and the light faded you can still get some great shots. Remember also to put the camera down for a while and just watch these amazing creatures as they forage for food right in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to Devon Badger watch. This time there were 12 of us. We had bought vouchers for xmas for friends and we were cashing them in. (Yes you can buy vouchers for people). The group included six adults a 7 year-old two 11-year-olds and three teenagers. Within the group we also had someone with mobility issues... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to see badgers in the wild for a long time and I wasn't disappointed. 90 minutes watching badgers close up & learning so much from our informed host. A very special experience that everyone should do when in the area. We won't forget ours for a long time!!

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Thank kelly e
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very accessible wildlife, excellent prolonged views of Badgers. Our children (10 and 8) really enjoyed it (and were much quieter than some of the adults). I would recommend this to anybody with an interest in wildlife.

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Thank Yellow B
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

A badger watch is something I have always wished to partake in and this evening, very much came up to my expectations. It was relaxed and low key. Ann, the owner of the farm, took us down to the set. She explained how we should behave, so close to wild and shy animals, such as badgers. We were delighted to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had seen badgers years ago, in the New Forest, so when we saw the Devon Badger watch brochure we were there! The badgers are totally wild, living on a farm in Devon and the owners have built a hide just above the sett. The farm is in the middle of countryside, but detailed directions (only given once you've booked,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Loved every minute of this trip. Booked the photography evening. Hide well equiped and comfortable. Nothing between the camera and the badgers. Even managed to spot a tiny Wood Mouse buzzing around. Host knowledgeable and patient. Badgers looked happy and healthy.

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Thank Julie's P
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had a great time watching these amazing creatures. Really worthwhile, highly recommended. Informative commentary throughout and a beautiful walk through the woods on the way.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was an absolutely amazing experience which we would recommend to everyone who loves wildlife. Kevin's commentary throughout was extremely interesting, and gave a real insight into the lives of the badger clan. We saw 6 badgers, including 2 cubs, as well as wood mice, all so close it was almost as though we were right amongst them. We will... More 

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