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Devon Badger Watch

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Closed Now: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open today: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A magical evening

We booked a photography session and had a truly wonderful experience. The badgers come so close... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Clare F
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Watchet, United Kingdom
3rd visit - never disappoints

This was our third visit to Devon Badger watch. This time there were 12 of us. We had bought... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Lizi A
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A unique opportunity to see wild badgers who come very close to you on their own terms. Walk through beautiful scenery and woodland to a purpose-built hide overlooking the natural sett where you can sit comfortably to observe these fascinating wild...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Five miles north of Tiverton | Directions Given on Booking, Tiverton, England
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+44 1398 351506
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 May 2009

I loved this attraction, it was so different to any other wildlife experience I'd had before. There is an interesting talk before you go to the hide. Then a short walk down to the hide where you are seated in front of a glass panel...More

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badgerannie, Manager at Devon Badger Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2014

After so many great reviews I have finally found out how to respond and found the time to do so! Thank you for your kind review and I'm glad you enjoyed seeing the badgers so close. We have worked hard over the last 18 years...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Did not enjoy, not suitable for children, poor toilet facilities and parking overall a disapointing visitMore

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badgerannie, Manager at Devon Badger Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

I am sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. We have to try to balance the natural environment with making the experience as easy and comfortable as we can for our human visitors. Animals are smelly, that is part of the natural environment. As...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We booked a photography session and had a truly wonderful experience. The badgers come so close and although photography was more challenging as the evening progressed and the light faded you can still get some great shots. Remember also to put the camera down for...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to Devon Badger watch. This time there were 12 of us. We had bought vouchers for xmas for friends and we were cashing them in. (Yes you can buy vouchers for people). The group included six adults a 7 year-old...More

Thank Lizi A
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to see badgers in the wild for a long time and I wasn't disappointed. 90 minutes watching badgers close up & learning so much from our informed host. A very special experience that everyone should do when in the area. We won't...More

Thank kelly e
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very accessible wildlife, excellent prolonged views of Badgers. Our children (10 and 8) really enjoyed it (and were much quieter than some of the adults). I would recommend this to anybody with an interest in wildlife.

Thank Yellow B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A badger watch is something I have always wished to partake in and this evening, very much came up to my expectations. It was relaxed and low key. Ann, the owner of the farm, took us down to the set. She explained how we should...More

Thank Janey7777
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had seen badgers years ago, in the New Forest, so when we saw the Devon Badger watch brochure we were there! The badgers are totally wild, living on a farm in Devon and the owners have built a hide just above the sett. The...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Loved every minute of this trip. Booked the photography evening. Hide well equiped and comfortable. Nothing between the camera and the badgers. Even managed to spot a tiny Wood Mouse buzzing around. Host knowledgeable and patient. Badgers looked happy and healthy.

Thank Julie's P
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had a great time watching these amazing creatures. Really worthwhile, highly recommended. Informative commentary throughout and a beautiful walk through the woods on the way.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This was an absolutely amazing experience which we would recommend to everyone who loves wildlife. Kevin's commentary throughout was extremely interesting, and gave a real insight into the lives of the badger clan. We saw 6 badgers, including 2 cubs, as well as wood mice,...More

Thank LittleBear1956
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Devon Badger Watch. I definitely recommend it for Australians as it is a unique experience because we don't have badgers in Australia and they are very interesting critters. The experience started with the drive down very narrow lanes into...More

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deeken1
3 August 2016|
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Response from badgerannie | Property representative |
Hello deeken1, Sorry for the delay in answering your question, I have only just discovered this facility for Q&A on here, how bad is that? Getting to us by public transport is difficult. Although you can get trains to... More
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anacapri9
8 May 2016|
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Response from badgerannie | Property representative |
Hello anacapri9, I am so sorry I haven't answered this months ago! I have only just discovered that there is this facility of Questions and Answers, how bad is that? It is a 450 metre walk from the car park to the hide and... More
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