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West of England Falconry

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Newton St. Loe | Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BT, England
+44 7766 767153
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Wonderful, unhurried, knowledgeable, hands-on experience!

My wife and I had been gifted the Hawk and Owl Experience. As a result we got to fly three... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin B
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Bath, United Kingdom
A shining example of everything a bird/animal rescue should be.

I’ve loved owls ever since I was a kid so when I heard about this place, I immediately booked in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ethan P
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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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“birds of prey” (22 reviews)
“hawk walk” (47 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 7766 767153
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Ethan P
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time on our Hawk Walk with Travis the Harris Hawk. I have to say it was the most fantastic experience! The bird was beautiful and very well trained - can't put into words the feeling of walking along with a bird...More

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

Hi Verathevole. Thanks for taking the tie to send a review for us. We really appreciate it. We're glad you enjoyed your time with Travis and our Hawk Walk experience. We hope to see you again. Regards Jay

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip to the Falconry was just incredible. Everyone was so knowledgeable, patient, and kind. All four members of our family (two adults and a 5 and 8 year old) absolutely loved the owl encounter and the Hawk walk, and agreed it is one of...More

Thank Melissa G
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Melissa, Thank you for leaving such a kind review. I'm glad you all enjoyed flying Travis and the owls, you chose some great weather for it. Ansel was a natural. Do come and visit us again if you're passing through the UK. Kind regards,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must do. The owner and staff are friendly and very knowledgeable, the birds are obviously well cared for and much loved. We found this visit a magical experience and would highly recommend it. You must make sure that you go for the...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Unforgettable experience and one of the best Christmas presents ever! Ensure you go for the Hawk Walk and Owl Encounter so you don’t miss out

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time with all of the members of staff and all of the beautiful owls! What we received for the price was absolutely amazing and I will most certainly be coming back! Learnt loads and also had a very VERY lovely time...More

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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Hi Will, Thank you for writing such a kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed flying the owls, I hope you got some good photos. Looking forward to seeing you all again soon, enjoy your summer break. Kind regards, Naomi and Jay

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We got married on May 19th and we had Dave attend, and carry out bird show with a demonstration. I know people say it’s the best day of your life but this truly was. Dave was fantastic and so knowledgeable. Everyone we see now talks...More

Thank amymarcham2018
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi Amy, Thank you for such kind comments, we'd like to think everything you said there was true, but I think you have got the wrong company. We haven't done a wedding recently. Kind regards, Naomi

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I had a great visit to this raptor rescue and flight facility. While I did not have a flight experience, another family came & walked into a nearby field for a flight experience. The attraction is clean and staffed by a very friendly bird-caring group....More

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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Hi, Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, you must come down and fly them sometime. We hope to see you again soon. Naomi

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Myself and my husband did a Hawk Walk and Owl Encounter yesterday as a wedding anniversary / xmas pressie. We did the owl encounter first with Naomi, she was extremely knowledgeable and a marvel with handling the owls. It was amazing to have owls fly...More

Thank Catherine M
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WoEF2011, Deputy Centre Director at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Catherine. Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you both down, you definitely chose one of the best days so far this year for your experience. Do come and visit us again. Regards, Naomi and Jay

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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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