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• Gift Shop
• Platinum CHEFS Award Tea Room with hot and cold food
• Prepared on site using fresh local ingredients
• Picnic Areas
• Free Car Park
• Two Lakes
• Otters
• Owls
• Fallow Deer and Muntjac
• Bird Watching Area
• Meerkats
• Chipmunks
• Pole Cats
• Harvest Mice

The Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre is situated at North Petherwin, 5 miles northwest of Launceston off the B3254 road to Bude in Cornwall. (See us on Streetmap)

Open Daily from 1st April - 31st October 2017 inclusive.
10:30 - 18:00 (last entry 16:30)

Group Bookings and guided school trips all year round.

The otters are fed at 12:00pm and 3:00pm.

Birds of Prey talks at 11:30am and 2:30pm.

We regret that no dogs are allowed inside the Centre other than Guide Dogs.

Public footpath accessed from car park and water always available for dogs.

Adults £8.50 • Senior Citizens £7.50 • Child (3-15) £5.00.
Family ticket (2 adults up to 3 children) £25.00.
Discount for groups of 10 or more.

Enquire for prices.

10% OFF full admission price 1-20 October 2017(inclusive).

The centre will be closed Saturday 7th and Saturday 14th October 2017.

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North Petherwin, Nr. Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8GW

tel: 01566 785646
e-mail: • web:

Designed by Trevor Reaveley

Various photographs by Peter Crumpler