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Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre

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great informative staff and reasonable prices. would recommend visiting and, if you are so... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
dsfddsfdf
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London, United Kingdom
Half day bird experience

Wow what an amazing afternoon spent with so many birds of prey & such passionate & dedicated staff... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
sharon114
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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we are a small family run bird of prey centre . we offer courses and experiences on a pre-booked private 1-1 basis we are not a public visitor centre. we are open by appointment only we offer hawkwalks and 1/2 day experiences where the participant...more
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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

great informative staff and reasonable prices. would recommend visiting and, if you are so inclined, doing a course...

Date of experience: October 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you so much for your review , it is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you again soon many thanks rich and Sharon

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Wow what an amazing afternoon spent with so many birds of prey & such passionate & dedicated staff. Spent quality time handling owls, hawks, falcons & buzzard. Got to fly 5 different birds all by myself with staff standing by for guidance, such a special...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharon114
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

hi Sharon , thank you so much for your review it is greatly appreciated. we are pleased you enjoyed your afternoon with us and we hope to see you again very soon we try to make the experience as fun and interactive as possible and...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have been on Bird Experiences before, but until you have been to Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, you are not getting the best possible experience. I was so pleasantly surprised, the experience was so personal with so much contact with these incredible birds. Ordinarily...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

wow guys thank you both so much for an amazing review. it was lovely meeting you both and it was a lovely fun afternoon and we are really glad you enjoyed your experience with us. we look forward to seeing you both again very soon...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Had a day out at the world of country life. Hawkridge birds of prey centre is in this attraction. They have many birds and do two displays one with Owls and the other with falcons . The Man and lady really know about all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

hi winnie thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed the displays and look forward to seeing you and your family again soon regards rich and Sharon

Reviewed 11 September 2018

If I could give Hawkridge an extra star I would do. My husband was given an Experience Half Day as a birthday gift and I was lucky enough to be involved as well. Everything about the place was to be recommended - including the Handlers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

thank you both for an amazing review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you both again very soon . regards richard and Sharon

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Visited today with our young children (7&5) to see some of the birds. Lovely staff, very friendly. Also very informative and knowledgeable. The children loved seeing the birds as they come up close. The staff are good with children and the handling and photos at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

thank you for your lovely comments we are pleased that you all enjoyed our display , we try to make it fun as well as educational , so it is always nice to hear from people that have visited so we know how we are...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Within in walking distance of Sandy Bay (Devon Cliffs). The display is great for all ages. The displays including different birds of prey and owls like a Harris Hawk, Tawny Owl, Barn Owl and a Bald Eagle. The birds got really close to you, some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

thank you Donna for your great comments we are so pleased that you enjoyed the displays. we hope to see you at the centre again soon regards richard and Sharon

Reviewed 19 August 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

thank you so much for your comments , they are greatly appreciated. we are very pleased that you enjoyed the display we hope to see you again soon regards rich and Sharon

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

hi kim thank you for your comments we are glad you enjoyed the display and look forward to welcoming you again soon regards rich and Sharon

Reviewed 14 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

hi craig thank you for your comments , we are glad you both enjoyed your session with us , even your close encounter with busters elbow! and we definitely look forward to welcoming you and your family back very soon regards rich and Sharon

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