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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Added a long weekend at this lovely farm after a hectic business trip and it was wonderful! Easy train, bus and taxi connections to a peaceful and romantic setting. The 600+ year old home was furnished as a cozy bed and breakfast. I had a spectacular view of the mountains from my window, a private bath and shared a warm...

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Cathy P, Owner at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Kelly. We look forward to your next visit so we can explore the hills we did not have time to visit! - Cathy

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I visited with a friend in mid-September for half a day's horse riding. I was drawn to Cathy's approach to horse management and riding, with her emphasis on holistic care, and bit-less, tree-less, shoe-less riding. We went out on Dandy and Sirrus and were escorted by Hailey, who rode Archie. Hailey was a lovely escort, happy to chat and she's...

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Think I have commented.colddark and dank , would not put your clothes in wardrobe.also owners not very helpful we cancelled booking.but they just happy to get cancellation fee.owner would not cancel booking even though we were upset.we traveldd from wales all day ghen found other accommodation .

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Cathy P, Owner at Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre, responded to this review

We are very sad you felt the need to write such comments, especially when we feel that they are not accurate. We are very sorry that you were not happy with your accommodation, as it is always our desire for people to come and enjoy this historic old 15th century grade 2 listed building and the lovely surrounding countryside. Unfortunately...

Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

A great place hosted by lovely people who are passionate about their animals. I wanted a weekend of activity to escape from real life. Spent it doing 2 half day horse rides over Exmoor and a full day birds of prey experience where I got to handle birds and learn a bit more about them. During my spare time I...

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Somerset
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My wife bought me a days' bird experience for my birthday and we had a wonderful time. We were lucky enough to be there on a quiet day so had the undivided attention of the staff. Rob is very knowledgeable (and passionate) about his birds; getting so close to birds you normally see from a distance is an unforgettable experience.

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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 to setting a date but when the time came again Cathy was super quick to...

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter had a full day with Catherine and thoroughly enjoyed it. Worth every penny. She was beaming from ear to ear for a few hours afterwards. Catherine ran a one to one workshop on connecting with the horses, passing on her knowledge and secrets followed by a ride over fantastic countryside in the afternoon. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

A three day horse-riding weekend. Totally wonderful experience, from the moment I arrived. Cathy and Hailey run a welcoming and friendly stable. Both are generous with their time and riders and horses have fun. Have already booked my next visit! I didn't stay at the accommodation on this visit...it was fully booked, but I plan to when I return.

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

My Sister, her 12 year old daughter and I spent the day here. In the morning Rod kitted us out with a glove and bag to hold food, he then brought a tawny owl called Tinker to the barn, who flew back and forth between us for a tidbit of food. Then we met Thistle; a barn owl. We moved...

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Had a whole day experience with rod and the owls and Hawks. Very interesting, was great to be hands on with the birds. Rod was very informative answering all of our questions. Lunch and afternoon tea with scones was lovely. Great day.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Delightful old 15th century National Trust farmhouse with ancient architectural features, with gardens, tea room, endless walking on the doorstep, offering two large bedrooms with private facilities, for individuals, couples and families. Full English breakfast provided with locally produced food, homemade marmalade, local honey from the bees in our fields, and a wide choice of cereals and cooked food. Attached to the Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre visitor attraction with a range of animals and 25 birds of prey which are flown for private activities and in the Afternoon with the Birds at 2pm. The Centre opens at 12noon and closes at 5pm. There is a small charge of £7.50 For visitors who wish to visit the Centre itself for the display. Dogs are welcome in the rooms for a small charge of £5 per dog per night. Horses and some other animals also welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre

Address: West Lynch Farm | Porlock, Allerford, Exmoor National Park TA24 8HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Allerford
Price Range: $122 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Only 3 rooms and only one on suite but very comfortable and clean. Being in the country the only noise is the wild birds at night.”
 of 5 bubbles BioJoe, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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