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Address: Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
Phone Number: +44 1395 279443
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Hawkridge bird of prey centre is a small family run centre, located within...

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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Phenominal experience, every one needs to do it.

Had this voucher given to me from my late husband, unfortunately we lost him before he could share the experience, so my grandson and I went to the centre. Had a warm welcome by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had this voucher given to me from my late husband, unfortunately we lost him before he could share the experience, so my grandson and I went to the centre. Had a warm welcome by Sharon on a cold windy day, however the weather did not put us off, Sharon had a wealth of information about all the birds and answered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this week for a half day experience, amazing, cannot rate it highly enough and the staff were fantastic, thank you for making a dream come true

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

so pleased you enjoyed your afternoon and hopefully you got some good pictures . thank you for your lovely comments and we hope that you both will be back soon , many thanks richard and Sharon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Displays and photograph holding the birds seemed to grab the attention of the family. All appear to be well looked after and in great condition.

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

thank you for your comments we are pleased that you enjoyed the birds and the display and we hope to see you again next season regards Sharon and Richard More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wow such an amazzing place the birds of prey flying display was very imformative with close up action as birds land on benchs as well as posts we could feel the air as the birds flew over our heads we also had a handling session with awsome staff telling each birds story to us. The birds are well carred for... More 

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

Anna , thank you so much for your comments, it was great meeting you both and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us despite our awful weather, we hope to see you both again soon, with some slightly better weather next time ;-) thank you again for your comments regards Rich and Sharon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

A must if you visit the area - knowledgeable staff, friendly and happy to help with any questions - my husband and I were in awe of the fantastic display - if you're in the area, you have to go

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

thank you lesley for your lovely comments. we are pleased you enjoyed our display and we hope to see you both again very soon regards Rich and Sharon More 

Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We took our son for a one to one falconry experience and the title of the review are his word and he repeated on the journey home "that was definitely worth doing"...Richard Sharon and Dan were all great and the flying display was top notch!

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

hi mike thank you for you lovely comments it was nice meeting you all on Monday we are glad Henry enjoyed his day and hope he liked the pictures . we look forward to meeting you again soon thank you again your comments are greatly appreciated regards Rich and Sharon More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

A great experience to get up close and personal with the huge birds of prey. Watch them fly around you at close hand.

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

hi Michael thank you for your comments , we are really pleased that you enjoyed the close encounter with our birds hope to welcome you back again soon regards Rich and Sharon More 

Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Day out with the family as we were staying at Haven for the week. Kids were excited to see and study the birds. Hawks, Owls And other species. The staff were really helpful and interesting to talk to. My Stepson and daughter wanted to hold the birds so for £5 each you could hold one and have your picture taken.... More 

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your time at the centre and with the birds. hope you will visit again soon regards richard and Sharon More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

WOW! After enjoying my third visit to the best and most interactive falconry display I've ever been to I started my 1/2 day experience (an extra surprise birthday present from my husband). Firstly lovely Kelly introduced me to the wonderful variety of birds at Hawkridge. I got to hold birds of all sizes from a small American Kestrel to a... More 

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hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

hi petal thank you so much for your amazing comments. we are really pleased that you enjoyed your afternoon with us , we love what we do and it is always nice when we meet people with the same love for the birds. we are also very pleased that you enjoy our displays, we try to keep it educational as... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely experience. Sharon and co were brilliant! We messed her around, turned up late and yet she gave us an informative, interesting and fun, session with her beautiful birds. Thank you, we will be back!

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Thank Ailsa C
hawkridgebirdsofprey, Owner at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, responded to this review

thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us even if it was a little late ;-) , don't worry unfortunately ,no one can help the traffic, especially at this time of year. it was lovely to meet you and we look forward to seeing you all again soon regards Sharon and Rich More 

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