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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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5 out of 5 doesn't do it justice

What a fantastic place to visit. The staff were polite, friendly, knowledgeable and above all else... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A D
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Wales, United Kingdom
via mobile
Faboulous Family Day out

Think the weather decided to be kind on us for this outdoor trip. Although rather muddy the sun was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dawn C
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Crediton, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
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“woodland walk” (51 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"
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"fallow deer"
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"otters being fed"
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"feeding times"
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"otter talk"
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"hand feed"
in 14 reviews
"free roaming"
in 16 reviews
"love animals"
in 9 reviews
"harvest mice"
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"informative talk"
in 9 reviews
"free range"
in 11 reviews
"snowy owl"
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"harris hawk"
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"tea room"
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"few hours"
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"cakes"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to visit. The staff were polite, friendly, knowledgeable and above all else gave you a complete feeling of the animals come first. We started with the bird of prey talk. The chap that led the talk was excellent and got people...More

Thank A D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Think the weather decided to be kind on us for this outdoor trip. Although rather muddy the sun was shining and we had a wonderful day. The talks were very informative and fun and everyone was able to see into the enclosures while the guide/s...More

Thank Dawn C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for things to do while in north Cornwall on holiday. Had never been here and couldn’t believe it. We have missed out. It’s a wonderful place and would highly recommend it. The animals looked really happy and I’ve never seen so many types...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our brother who is special needs and had a great time. It was an ideal size to keep his attention. The wallabies were great and you could get up close to them. We could even see Thor joeys in their pouch. The...More

Thank Veronica013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we used our one sunny day for a trip to the otter sanctuary. We arrived at 10:30 paid the £9 for each of us and didn't even make it passed the ticket window before getting into an interesting chat with the chap that...More

Thank Neill G
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Very interesting seeing the otters being fed & birds of pray talks. Pleasant surrounding. Nice for a half-day out trip.

Thank Eva S
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Its not just otters but lots of birds and other animals as well. The otter species are all different and the guide does a great job of explaining them. The cafe is small but sufficient.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 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
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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
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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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