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Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre

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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
+44 1395 279443
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Great expierance and display

Thanks to Sharon and staff we had a great expierance it was nice to see the birds up close also to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alison S
via mobile
Worth a visit

We watched the flight of three different birds with running commentary from the qualiffied... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Katrina A
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Hawkridge bird of prey centre is a small family run centre, located within the grounds of the world of country life. Set in over 100 acres of beautiful Devon country side, it is a great backdrop in which to fly our birds. As well as providing flying displays for the park during their open season we also offer courses and experience days, where you get to handle and fly our wonderful birds. These sessions are run by appointment only on a 1-1 basis meaning you get to enjoy a nice relaxing day flying birds at a pace that suits you. Courses and experiences run 365 days a year. ( weather permitting)
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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Sharon and staff we had a great expierance it was nice to see the birds up close also to understand the different birds. The display was good as normal thank you again

Thank Alison S
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Alison Thank you for your kind words , it was lovely to meet you and Anita, we are glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you both again next year 😀 Thank you again Sharon

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We watched the flight of three different birds with running commentary from the qualiffied Falconer.The birds are a must see if you visit country life .The falconer gave a detailed description of the livesmof these birds and how they are cared for .More

Thank Katrina A
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

hi Katrina thank you for your comments they are greatly appreciated. we are always happy to get feed back on our displays and we are really pleased that you enjoyed the display and we hope to see you at the centre again soon regards Sharon...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Our family saw a short show here. The lady speaker was good. She made us laugh a few times when the birds went the opposite way to her instructions. The information was interesting and the birds flew over your head.

Thank KelD30
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

hi thank you for your comments we are very pleased that you enjoyed the display, we try to make it fun as well as educational hope to see you again regards Sharon and richard

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

My son was given a Junior Falconry experience for a birthday present and he experienced this today. For start to finish he was well looked after and cared for. Everything was fully explained by Sharon, a very experienced handler and from preparing the food, cleaning...More

Thank Sharon R
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

thank you so much for your review ,we are so pleased that Charlie enjoyed his day with us despite the weather. he was a pleasure to have around , very enthusiastic and a fast learner , he will go far . we hope to see...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Treated by my wife to a half day experience for my birthday. We saw the show first and then had our session. It started with meeting some of the birds with a hands on experience starting with the smaller birds and making our way up...More

Thank dell873
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

thank you for your lovely comments, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your afternoon with us and we hope we will see you again very soon regards richard and Sharon

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Undoubtedly all the birds are well kept and enjoy their flying and there are a multitude of reasons that this place does great work and is to be recommended, but felt the display was a rough looking collection of shed like cages with sad birds...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The Owl display was superb with the owls flown amongst the audience by an experienced handler who has plenty of knowledge on the breeds. By far the best display I've seen. So good I'm going to adopt little Taz! Does the centre run a 'friends...More

Thank Dave E
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

hello Dave thank you for your comments they are greatly appreciated, we try to make the displays fun as well as informative so it is always nice to hear from the audience on how we are doing thank you for your support and your lovely...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Yesterday I took my family (myself hubby and 2 children 6 & 4 ) to Hawkridge bird of prey centre to hold the owls . We visit the centre on a regular basis and the children love it. We also witnessed a training session with...More

Thank julez925
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Brilliant, great to see these wonderful bird's, the show last for 15 mins.3 bird's flying very close to visitors.Make sure you arrive early and get a front row seat.All seats have a great view.

Thank LINDA P
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

hi linda thank you so much for your lovely comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed the display , hopefully we will see you again soon regards Sharon and Richard

Reviewed 6 April 2017

It was my husbands round birthday at the end of March and I organised a surprise half day with Richard and Sharon from Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre. Richard and Sharon are an amazing couple. So friendly, welcoming, passionate and knowledgeable about their birds. Beside...More

Thank periderm
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

hi peri thank you so much for your amazing comments, it was lovely to meet you both and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and that you liked the pictures . we hope we get the chance to meet you...More

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