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Yarak Bird of Prey

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| Langford Mill Farm, Cullompton EX15 1RG, England
+44 1884 277297
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Raptor half day experience

Easy to follow instructions got us to Yarak with no problems. Warm welcome on arrival. Short wait... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melgar42
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Really enjoyable afternoon, fun and informative

Really enjoyable afternoon spent at Yarak. Surrounded by beautiful countryside this is very well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jonathan G
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Please note: Yarak is NOT open as a walk in Public Visitor Centre. Yarak birds of prey is a stand alone privately owned specialist Bird of Prey Centre which concentrates on hands on experiences for people wishing to handle and fly birds of prey and learn about them all in a totally private environment.The centre is run by experienced professional falconers that really care about their birds and customers. All the birds here are classed as "family" and are treated with a huge amount of respect and want for nothing. All experiences are strictly by appointment only.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Langford Mill Farm, Cullompton EX15 1RG, England
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+44 1884 277297
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Reviewed yesterday

Easy to follow instructions got us to Yarak with no problems. Warm welcome on arrival. Short wait, then Lucy arrived to gather group. Aviaries very well maintained and laid out with lots of info, especially origins of falconry terms. Small grass area had half a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyable afternoon spent at Yarak. Surrounded by beautiful countryside this is very well maintained and run centre. The birds come first and are looked after very well - they look healthy, happy and alert. Lucy our guide for the afternoon handled the birds expertly,...More

Thank Jonathan G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were bought a half day experience as a gift. We were engaged from the off - they really pack in a lot to the afternoon. A really broad selection of birds held and handled in a comfortable and encouraging environment. Really recommend booking yourself...More

Thank Ashley B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We just had the best day here - lots of opportunities to get up close to some amazing birds of prey. Lucy was a real engaging host and guide - what a huge amount she knows about all the birds and she remained enthusiastic from...More

Thank adrian t
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a treat this was! The day just flew by (sorry - had to get that one in early!) The day was well structured and our guide for the day, Lucy, was exceptionally knowledgeable, an excellent communicator and had great rapport with the group as...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Paid for the full day experience 10am to 4pm and not bored for a single moment. Lots of 'hands on' time with owls and birds of prey as they flew onto a gloved hand both indoors and outdoors. Lots of other birds of prey to...More

Thank christina w
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was so wonderful to be able to handle so many birds of prey. The team are so professional and informative. Thank you

Thank Jasmine18_12
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the full day experience which overall was very enjoyable. We got to handle and fly a variety of birds. Lucy is very knowledgeable and obviously has a strong bond with the birds. Just a couple of small negatives. When we booked in at...More

Thank Dean M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A birthday present from my wife which I hadn't asked for but am really glad she booked for me. I have visited centres similar to this in the UK and abroad and I think that Yarak is without doubt the most professionally run. The birds...More

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john P, Owner at Yarak Bird of Prey, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments regarding your experience. Regarding your comments on the sausage and bacon bap. I am really surprised at your put down of our food. All our bacon and sausages are purchased from our local 5 Star silver award butchers who's...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great day here stacks of info from Lucy birds all in fine condition. really good day out and not repetative thank you to all at yarak.

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Kay M
28 June 2017|
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Response from john P | Property representative |
Sorry, but I am afraid we don't allow dogs into the centre as it will stress some of the birds who have been through enough stress before they arrived at Yarak.
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york7
3 June 2017|
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Response from john P | Property representative |
Hi, he is a bit young to do one of the experiences. You can however come in as a visitor on admission and get right up close to the birds as we fly them.
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ajb111bikes
8 June 2016|
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Response from john P | Property representative |
We are not open for public visitor access. All experiences are by appointment only.
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