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Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre

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Very impressed

Visited the display while on holiday. Very well run and very informative. Good selection of birds... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gjburgess
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Leek, United Kingdom
via mobile
Happy Days

Fantastic display the birds swoop down so low the sometimes skim your hair! Echo is a firm favorite... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kim P
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Hawkridge bird of prey centre is a small family run centre, located within the grounds of the world of country life. Set in over 100 acres of beautiful Devon country side, it is a great backdrop in which to fly our birds. As well as providing flying...more
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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
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+44 1395 279443
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the display while on holiday. Very well run and very informative. Good selection of birds used in the displays. Well worth watching especially when the have them flying low over the crowds.

Thank Gjburgess
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic display the birds swoop down so low the sometimes skim your hair! Echo is a firm favorite 😁

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 2 ladys who were extremely accommodating to me and my wife allowing us to handle their birds, also there compassion as my wife had slipped a disk meant she could still handle these beautiful birds, but beware they are powerful I'm a large man...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entry to this is included in the admission price of World of Country Life. We watched both displays, the first had three birds of prey and the second had three owls. The handler was great, walking among the benches and encouraging the birds to the...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is inside World of Country Life but doesn't cost anything extra. We saw 3 birds fly in the 1 o'clock display and the handlers were informative and entertaining. There's only 1 show per day so arrive early to get a good seat (bench)....More

Thank Captain_Mainwaring
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was a fantastic visit and experience on a lovely sunny day the handler was brilliant and had the birds flying in and out of the crowd ? Not for the timid or easily frightened the birds demonstrated were very large and could be intimidating...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We had the privilege of watching an educational display of some of the birds. The handler was funny, very knowledgeable and she ensured everyone had a close up of these magnificent birds. Of note was naughty Baldrick the American Bald Eagle. My three year old...More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day amazing people. Wow what an experience even if you are not a bird lover you have to try it.

Thank tearle94
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Tara Thank you so much for the review We look forward to welcoming you to Hawkridge again very soon Regards Rich and Sharon

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Going to see a bird of prey show usually wouldn't be my thing however after going here I'm converted, the lovely handler walked round the entire audience when handling the hawk, owl and eagle, everyone got an up close experience and you could also pay...More

Thank Jennie F
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Wow Jennie Thank you so much for your lovely comments . We try to make sure everyone gets a chance to see the birds up close and it is really nice to get feed back on how we are doing so thank you again ....More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Tried booking a 1 hour handling visit for my husband and myself. Put the item in the basket and it wanted to go straight to PayPal with no way of actually booking the time or day. So I used their contact us page on their...More

Thank wessexjen1
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

thank you for your comments I am sorry you had a problem booking an experience , however booking through the website is for vouchers and it states on the site that if you require a specific date then to ring first, with both landline and...More

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