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Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre

#1 of 3 things to do in Allerford Features Animals
West Lynch Farm | Porlock, Allerford, Exmoor National Park TA24 8HJ, England
+44 1643 862816
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What a great visit

Follow a proper country lane to a step back in time location. The buildings are fantastic and when... read more

Reviewed yesterday
simon c
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Interesting and well run

This is a good place to visit, informative, relaxing, and plenty to see . A piece of local history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Getaway247365
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London, United Kingdom
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A small family run owl and bird of prey centre situated near Porlock, Somerset, in the Exmoor National Park, in National Trust farmstead. A collection of other animals and Horse Riding for experienced riders. Bed & breakfast also available with bird of prey activities and experiences. Day visitors welcome to the Centre, opens 12noon with Tea Gardens and Afternoon with the Birds Display at 2pm.
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“What a great visit”
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“Interesting and well run”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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West Lynch Farm | Porlock, Allerford, Exmoor National Park TA24 8HJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Follow a proper country lane to a step back in time location. The buildings are fantastic and when you walk through the proper garden and into the paddock to see the owls and hawks you will be amazed. The displays offers a great photographic opportunity...More

Thank simon c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to visit, informative, relaxing, and plenty to see . A piece of local history, with old rural architecture, and a passionate falconer. Some beautiful owls and birds of prey

Thank Getaway247365
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My step mother kindly booked a horse riding session for her three grandsons aged 5, 4 & 3. We had a fabulous time which included a trip down to Bossington and back and a little groom of the horses ( Fallabella and miniature Shetland). The...More

1  Thank KatThom
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre before on our last holiday in Bossington. Then we enjoyed Rod's flying display. This year we decided to introduce 3 of our grandchildren to the joys of horse riding. Cathy & Rod couldn't be more helpful...More

Thank DavidofReading
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a truly lovely day here! We were greeted at the gate by cheeky Alley Cat. We had our shoe laces undone & trouser legs tugged by a characterful goose (as pictured!). Wallow & Wade the pigs were simply adorable, begging for strokes. That's...More

1  Thank lkrea1811
Cathy P, Owner at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you for our lovely comments. They make our day as we love sharing this amazing place with our visitors.

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great visit with the kids. Rod was fantastic, very patient and knowledgeable with great passion for all things owl and bird of prey. Had time to wander around the farm and see other animals. Cathy and Rod forced us to eat the most amazing home...More

1  Thank Chris U
Cathy P, Owner at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

What a lovely collection of photos Chris - thank you so much for putting them up, and so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you all again sometime in the future. Cathy

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience for myself and my girlfriend - the centre was really interesting with plenty to do and see. We we able to feed and fly 3 owls and a Harris Hawk. The hosts were really engaging and made the experience great. Would definitely come...More

Thank Stephen S
Cathy P, Owner at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Great for so many people to post up such lovely pics. Thank you so much, showing the birds off in their natural glory. Hope to see you again on another visit shortly. Cathy

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I love wildlife, nature, birds but birds of prey leave me breathless. Their sheer beauty and exceptional aerial expertise amazes me. I have never been sure about any creature in captivity and it is not without trepidation I decided to visit Exmoor Owl & Hawk...More

Thank Bridget R
Cathy P, Owner at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Lovely photos Bridget - thank you so much for posting them. Hope we see you again sometime shortly. Cathy

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Took owl mad daughter here as a surprise while on holiday in Exmoor. She was so excited and we weren't disappointed. Lots of different owls to see and a one hour talk and display with owls and a buzzard. As there were only 2 families...More

Thank LaraADavis
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I contacted Cathy at the centre regarding a birthday present for my partner and she couldn't have been more helpful and quick to respond. I booked a half day bird flying experience and one night B+B. It took a while for us to get round...More

Thank Rebecca M
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margaret l
Do they still allow dogs
12 February 2015|
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Response from lgecc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Margaret, I'm not sure, I know that Cathy and Rod have their own dogs on the farm. I suggest you ring them on 01643 863816 just to make sure. Cheers, lgecc
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