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Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre

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North Petherwin, Nr. Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8GW | North Petherwin, Launceston PL15 8GW, England
+44 1566 785646
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Brilliant place to visit

Staffed by friendly and entusiastic people, it was lovely to see all the animals, great to... read more

Reviewed today
Nikki G
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Amazing cheap place to visit even with young children!

Our 1 year old is fascinated by animals and this gave her the opportunity to get up close and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kristina-Louise S
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“woodland walk” (53 reviews)
“fallow deer” (33 reviews)
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North Petherwin, Nr. Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8GW | North Petherwin, Launceston PL15 8GW, England
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+44 1566 785646
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"woodland walk"
in 53 reviews
"fallow deer"
in 33 reviews
"otters being fed"
in 26 reviews
"feeding times"
in 16 reviews
"hand feed"
in 15 reviews
"otter talk"
in 15 reviews
"free roaming"
in 16 reviews
"harvest mice"
in 10 reviews
"love animals"
in 9 reviews
"informative talk"
in 9 reviews
"free range"
in 12 reviews
"lovely place"
in 18 reviews
"snowy owl"
in 7 reviews
"harris hawk"
in 7 reviews
"few hours"
in 34 reviews
"tea room"
in 21 reviews
"cakes"
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Reviewed today

Staffed by friendly and entusiastic people, it was lovely to see all the animals, great to encounter wallabies and deer in the woodland. The Otters and Owls were cute and the knowledgable people were very informative as well as great fun. My hisband uses an...More

Thank Nikki G
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Reviewed yesterday

Our 1 year old is fascinated by animals and this gave her the opportunity to get up close and personal to animals she otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to! She managed to feed the deer and stroke them, get close to a wallaby and her...More

Thank Kristina-Louise S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really lovely morning out more than otters, other animals to see & a good walk round. The people working are very friendly & do interesting talks. Cafe serving good home cooked food. A really sweet & enjoyable place to visit.

Thank kmitson
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the centre today (wife, daughter and daughter's friend). We have visited 3 times over the previous few years as it is an amazing place. The girls loved listening to the talks and being able to hold the birds of prey. The staff are...More

Thank Steven101Review
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this lovely reserve on a quiet day in term time so only oldies and a few very small children. What a delight it was. The staff are really friendly and informative. You can see birds of prey, otters, wallabies (including one Mum with...More

Thank Laurelie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have knocked one star off this review for the cafe as we couldn’t see how it had apparently won any awards. Looked dirty and run down and our food was made by the woman who took our entrance fees and served at the shop. We...More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends took us to see this small, local animal centre. First of all was a talk on eagles and birds of prey. The birds had all been hand reared for one reason or another and we were allowed stroke some of them. I’d never...More

Thank tishwallinger
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really great attraction. I can't believe that we have not been before. This attraction has different varieties of Otters as well as birds of prey. Other animals include Deer, Wallabies, Meerkats, Servals and other animals. The walk through the woods was really...More

Thank fetchseek
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely well cared for park. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and spent the entire day here (we bought a picnic with us). Suitable for families and if you just wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of life. Plenty...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well cared for animals, very knowlegable staff. Very good food Get up close to the animals who are very friendly and like a tickle behind the ear. Well worth a visit!

Thank Laura C
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Gizzikins
14 May 2018|
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Response from Veronica013 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t think so as there are wallabies with young joes and deer that are free range.
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LaurenJM93
1 July 2017|
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Response from RIK69JONES | Reviewed this property |
A full day
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