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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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Beautiful sanctuary

We visited the centre whilst on holiday to see the otters. The centre felt very welcoming, caring... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BettyR9
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Good place to visit with children

We have the annual pass and have seen it in a variety of months. Always a lovely day out. Food is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
savsum
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Callington, United Kingdom
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“bird of prey” (50 reviews)
“woodland walk” (50 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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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the centre whilst on holiday to see the otters. The centre felt very welcoming, caring and well looked after. The animals appeared to be truly cared about and staff held a lot of passion for their welfare. Highly recommend going at feeding time...More

Thank BettyR9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have the annual pass and have seen it in a variety of months. Always a lovely day out. Food is good- cakes are excellent! Otter talks are well delivered and as they feed whilst giving the talks it is good for young and older...More

Thank savsum
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We arrived early so settled for coffee and a chat, walked through the woods, fed deer and kangaroos, some are shy, some are not! The bird talk was brilliant and informative, as for the otters, well I want one!! Well worth visiting, in fact it's...More

Thank ADStLukes
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My partner and I are big kids and love animals. We had a really lovely time here on the 28th October. We arrived at half 12 and had some scones in the cafe (delicious!!!). They served hot and cold food (soups, Cornish pasties, sandwiches, cakes)...More

Thank Amandagentile
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great natural experience for all the family. The animals and birds looked really healthy and the staff were informative and helpful. Well worth a visit even if it's wet and muddy !

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful animal park with a gorgeous woodland. We visited on a very rainy day but it was still well worth it to see the animals and feed the deer. The woodland is gorgeous, we could have stayed there for hours. The only downside was the...More

Thank NatashaLCarr1993
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Sunny day which is ideal for this type of place. We arrived in time to have a hearty soup at the fantastic cafe and a slice of flapjack. The staff were very polite and quite funny which kept you entertained. We then went to look...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We got there at opening time on a Sunday and it was lovely and quiet on the woodland walk. We saw the EU polecats and their kits, deer, wallabies and turkeys. I even got to cuddle Dasher the three legged mutjac deer. Do go to...More

Thank Ferretgirl42
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We spent a very enjoyable three hours plus at this small wildlife haven nestled in the countryside to the north west of Launceston. We arrived shortly before opening at 10:30am on a mid October Sunday, finding ourselves to be the first visitors. The early morning...More

Thank ESP2006
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the sanctuary with my wife staff really welcoming,informative and helpfully. We had tea and scones in the cafe the cinnamon and apple scone was really superb baked and served by a lovely lady who makes a selection of fantastic cakes. The sanctuary it self...More

Thank robjohnd
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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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Rüth S
22 February 2017|
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Response from bognor | Reviewed this property |
Ha! Otters look very cute but I'm sure they could rip your face off! You can let raptors perch on your arm though, magnificent.
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