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West of England Falconry

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Newton St. Loe | Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BT, England
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Birds of Prey & Rescue Facility

I had a great visit to this raptor rescue and flight facility. While I did not have a flight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
italiauno2017
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Cincinnati, Ohio
I would love to do falconery as a job... so rewarding

Myself and my husband did a Hawk Walk and Owl Encounter yesterday as a wedding anniversary / xmas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine M
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Bristol
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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%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“birds of prey” (21 reviews)
“hawk walk” (43 reviews)
“harris hawk” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Newton St. Loe | Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BT, England
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"birds of prey"
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"hawk walk"
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"harris hawk"
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"met jay"
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"amazing experience"
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"beautiful birds"
in 5 reviews
"close contact"
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"fantastic photos"
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"fantastic afternoon"
in 4 reviews
"birthday treat"
in 7 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 5 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 3 reviews
"bath city"
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"charlie"
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"field"
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"feeding"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of a midweek break to Bath - this caught our attention because I absolutely love owls. We were expecting it to be fun, but it completely exceeded our expectations! We were first given a brief ‘tour’ of each of the owls...More

Thank Sam C
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sam, glad you and Florence enjoyed your visit. Sorry Ozzie was a little distracted by the cameras. Hope to see you guys again soon. George.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for today! We had an amazing time. The staff were very experienced and had plenty of time for us. We did the falconry and owl experience. It’s definitely well worth the money. I would have no hesitation recommending this to anyone...More

Thank JoelMBarnett
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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hi Joel. Thanks for your review. We're glad you and Rachel enjoyed yourselves. You certainly pick the best day of the year for your Hawk Walk. Come and see us again. Regards Naomi & Jay

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Such a fun experience! We got to be hands on with several owls and a hawk. The staff is very friendly and well educated on the animals. They teach you as you get to see them up close and make the experience fun while being...More

Thank Sabrina G
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you Sabrina for your great review. Hope you and Justin enjoyed your visit. Glad it was educational and more importantly fun. Hope to see you guys again soon. George.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Where to start? We arrived and this was a Birthday gift to my wife as she loves Owls. We had booked the Hawk and Owl experience and to be fair my wife had he doubts about the hawks but a few minutes in she was...More

Thank AllanVM
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hi, glad you guys enjoyed your visit, hope Caroline enjoyed her birthday. Shame the weather wasn’t better for Charlie’s walk. Glad you enjoyed the owls, they all have such different personalities. Ghost is lovely isn’t she. Think she knows it too. Thank you for your...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my Dad visited today and took part in the owl experience. Naomi was great and was very knowledgeable. I still can't believe this place is more a less on my doorstep. We both had a great time and got to fly and feed...More

Thank Matt L
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WoEF2011, other at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Matt, Thanks for the brilliant review, I'm glad you had such a good time with the owls. Do come and visit us again. Naomi

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

West of England Falconry is interesting and educational. I learned a lot about birds of prey from George, our guide. It was very interesting to have the hawk come to my glove and feed him. I also loved looking at the owls.

Thank Maria G
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Hi Maria, glad you enjoyed your visit, and your experience with Charlie. Hope one day you can come back and fly the Owls. George.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

A fantastic birthday experience flying Travis the Harris Hawk plus owls Ruru & Kofi. Our guide Naomi was very knowledgeable and whole experience fascinating. Kofi's limited attention span also provided some amusement! The location just outside Bath is ideal and easily accessible - we are...More

Thank RichardBBath
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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Richard, Thank you for such a lovely review and brilliant photos. It was a pleasure having you down and you are welcome back anytime. Travis definitely enjoyed your company! I'm glad little Kofi was entertaining too. Many thanks, Naomi

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Brilliant experience flying Charlie the hawk. George who was our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, and we got a bonus chance to feed some of the owls too. Beautiful place for the day, and great to be able to support such a good charity. Couldn't...More

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WoEF2011, Volunteer at West of England Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi, wow 11/10 thank you. Glad you guys had a brilliant time. Thank you for your kind words. Hope Charlie wasn't too much of a cheeky monkey. Thanks again. George.

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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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