Welcome to  Exmoor  Owl  &  Wildlife Sanctuary
(formerly Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre)

For the health and wellbeing of our lives and our environment

Fly, Ride, Stay... reconnect with nature!

We run a small Owl & Wildlife Sanctuary dedicated to rescuing owls and other birds of prey, education and conservation of British Owls, encouraging health and well-being, and reconnection with nature for our visitors through our owl experiences,

equine workshops, moorland riding, workshops for well-being, and relaxation in a glorious setting.     A time to rebalance!


Social distancing rules apply.

Our Activities/Experiences will be open for pre-booked experiences and activities for up to 5 people.

Horse Riding and Workshops

Open for Visits and Flying Displays Daily -

please call 01643 862816 to clarify.

Our Tea Gardens will be closed for the forseeable future.

Our B&B will be opening on 1st July

Our Riding Holidays will be starting again on 1st July

A huge 'Thank You' to everyone from all over the world who has supported us in so many ways during this challenging time, and thank you for your patience....., and we look forward to meeting you all again shortly.  Stay well.

All our animals and horses are fit and well thanks to all your kind donations, which has largely covered their food, veterinary and health costs over the last few months. 

We will always remember your kind generosity.  Thank you.

Covid-19 Guidelines

During the current Covid-19 pandemic we ask that all our visitors adhere to the following guidelines:

Please park in our dedicated car park

Please wash your hands in the toilets on arrival and departure from the site.

Please keep a 2m social distancing from other family groups.

Please do not touch any surfaces if possible.

Hand sanitiser and 'wet wipes' are available for all our visitors. 

Our flying display area is arranged so that all visitors will be 3m apart.

All our gates and tables wil be sprayed with a natural disinfectant daily.

Our toilets are cleaned and checked twice a day and/or as necessary.

Our Tea Garden will remain closed for the time being. 

Wrapped snacks and bottled drinks are available.

Please take your rubbish home.

If you have any queries please ask.  Thank you for your consideration.

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Cathy Powell & Rod Smith

 Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre
West Lynch Farm, Allerford, Minehead, Somerset TA24 8HJ

Google SatNav Postcode - TA24 8HH

01643 862816 

Proud to be part of Exmoor National Park Experience Collection 2019

Visit Exmoor-Riding.co.uk for more information on Riding on Exmoor