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West of England Falconry

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“birds of prey”(22 reviews)
“hawk walk”(50 reviews)
“harris hawk”(50 reviews)
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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BT, England
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+44 7766 767153
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in a beautiful location and easy to reach just outside Bath. Such a privilege to be up close to these beautiful birds, our instruction was excellent with lots of information both on the bird, in our case Charlie the Harris Hawk and on all...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne-Louise C
WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anne-Louise. Thanks for taking time to review us. We really appreciate your remarks. Were glad you both had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Jay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience flying and feeding owls and what a lot we learnt about their personalities and natural habitat. They are beautiful creatures and this was a lovely close up encounter. Absolutely fascinating - will definitely go back for the Hawk Walk. Really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julia P
WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julia, Thank you for leaving us such a kind review, we really appreciate it. I'm glad you had a good time with the owls, we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Naomi

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We attended a Hawk Walk with our six year old daughter and had a fantastic afternoon. Naomi was very welcoming and friendly and provided lots of information as we got very close to Travis, a young Harris Hawk. All of us were able to feed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. I'm glad you all had a good time with Travis, he certainly enjoyed himself. You're all welcome back any time. Naomi

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the owls and falcons for their open day. Newton st loe is a timeless place and the farm shop / cafe are great for a drink and snack. But the birds are truly amazing. Never seen so many beautiful owls close up before. Truly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi greenamber2016, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. I'm glad you had a good time meeting the birds. We look forward to seeing you again soon to fly one of our hawks. Kind regards, Naomi

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day. The staff were really knowledgeable and friendly. You could tell that they really love their animals. The birds had spacious aviaries and seemed content. The hawk walk was so much fun and Charlie stood on our heads. The owls were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Charlotte, thank you for your review, and kind words. Glad you enjoyed your experience, Charlie can be a bit cheeky sometimes. Hope you guys come again soon. Regards, George.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

This was a truly amazing afternoon. Getting up close to these stunning birds and interacting with some of them was exhilarating. The staff are very knowledgeable, approachable and friendly. Their enthusiasm is clear to see. All the birds are spectacular but the owls appealed to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi, thank you for your kind review, it means a lot to us. So glad you enjoyed your visit, think we were lucky with the weather in the end for your walk with Travis. The owls definitely have strong characters. Some are definitely cheekier than...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

I went with a group of 8 Active Adventurers from U3a in Bath on a pre-arranged visit. Normally we take on extreme challenges but this was an experience of a completely different kind. Jay and George are so knowledgeable and obviously very passionate about their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WhateverAvon
WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi, thank you for your kind words, and great review. So glad you and U3a enjoyed your visit. It is known that I tend to talk too much about the owls, hopefully you were able to retain some information about them. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We booked an Owl Encounter, which turned out to be one of the best experiences I've ever had! We got the chance to feed and fly four owls, and the volunteer who led the encounters was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The experience was well-paced and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Federica, so glad you enjoyed your Owl Encounter, and thank you for your kind review. You’ll have to come back and fly the hawks next time. Regards, George.

Reviewed 20 July 2018

My wife and I had been gifted the Hawk and Owl Experience. As a result we got to fly three different owls between ourselves in the indoor enclosure (owls are more comfortable indoors, as they feel exposed outdoors in broad daylight), plus we got to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Hi Kevin, Thank you for leaving such a great review. I'm glad you had a good time flying Charlie and the owls. Charlie definitely enjoyed jumping on your shoulders.Do come and visit us again. I hope you aren't getting too hungry. Kind regards, Naomi

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve loved owls ever since I was a kid so when I heard about this place, I immediately booked in for an Owl Encounter with my partner. The hour we spent here for it was an amazing experience enriched by incredibly knowledgable and friendly staff...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ethan P
WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Hi Ethan, Thank you so much for leaving such a kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed spending some time with Florence, Ruru and Ghost. I hope you managed to get some good photos. We look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Kind...More

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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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