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Exmoor National Park

Owl & Hawk Extravaganza - Half Day Experience

  • Location Exmoor National Park
  • Price from £40.00


Visit our unique 15th century farmstead, home to one of the worlds finest collections of flown owls and hawks within Exmoor National Park. On your adventure you will fly a wide variety of seven owls and hawks to your gloved hand, learn about their natural behaviour in the wild, how they would catch their prey, and their interdependence on other species and their environment for their survival. The birds will range in size and challenge from small owls to medium and large owls, and the majestic speed of the hawks!   All set in the magnificent setting of Exmoor surrounded by woods, hills and the sea, close to Porlock, Minehead and the Southwest Coast Path. Your experience will finish with light refreshments of tea/coffee and cake or cream tea. You are also welcome to wander around the Centre and meet the horses and other animals. Suitable for interested children and families, of 8 years and above, seeking an all rounded challenge and fascination for birds of prey.


Arrive and meet at the at the front door of our historic 15th century farmhouse, West Lynch Farm. Here you will be met by Cathy or Rod, when you will be shown into our spectacular Owl Garden and Wildlife Area where you can relax and explore our magnificent collection of owls. Rod will then chat and tell you a little about the owls and the Centre, and take you to the Owl Barn and Flying Field, where you will meet and fly eight of our specially trained owls and hawks which will willingly fly free to your gloved hand. Maximum number 6 participants. For larger groups please enquire by email or phone.

Throughout the adventure there will be ample opportunity for taking your own photos  and Rod or Alex will also take a video of your experience which we will edit and share with you after your visit
Finally at the finish of your adventure experience with our birds, you will be able to enjoy a tea and cake in our beautiful garden or in the comfort and warmth of our 15th Century 'open-hall' manor house throughout the year.

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    What's included

  • Food Delicious cake or cream tea.
  • Drink Tea/Coffee/Soft drink of your choice
  • Equipment Falconry glove, bag and flying pieces.
  • Other During the Summer Season (April - September) you may also stay to enjoy our Afternoon Flying Display with some amazing flying demonstration from a variety of owls, hawks and our resident Palm Nut Vulture. (Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday) Bed & Breakfast is available in our homely historic 15th century farmhouse and Horse Riding Holidays are also available. Group bookings and multi-generational family parties welcome.

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing When appropriate
  • Waterproofs If considered necessary


Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 2 weeks of your adventure and receive a full refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within the 2 weeks before check in, there will be no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.


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