Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre // Launceston

Tamar Otter Centre

Delightful attraction for all the family and the only place in the West Country where British otters are bred on a regular basis

The Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre is run by the Otter Trust and is the only place in the West Country where British otters are bred on a regular basis. It runs a programme to reintroduce young otters back into the wild every year and has a rehabilitation centre for orphaned otter cubs. Therer are regular otter feeding times and the otter keepers give talks about the animals. In addition to the European and Asian short clawed otters, the centre is also home to three species of deer, peacocks, wallabies, Snowy and barn owls and water fowl. There are nature trails and woodland walks, with two large lakes, a duck pond and picnic areas. Along the nature trail the visitor may spot fallow deer and muntjacs. A waterfall cascades from the top of an old quarry and different