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Battlefield Falconry Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Memorable visit

Our daughter loves owls and hawks, and spending a day at Battlefield Falconry Centre was the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lr250
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San Diego, California
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Superb experience

Purchased an experience for my wife’s birthday. On arrival we were able to look around all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kevin F
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our daughter loves owls and hawks, and spending a day at Battlefield Falconry Centre was the perfect experience for her. First Mark took us on a hawk walk where we took turns receiving a Harris hawk on a glove and then casting him towards nearby...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Purchased an experience for my wife’s birthday. On arrival we were able to look around all the hawks and owls at the centre. Then Mark drove us to a local wood, giving us interesting background information about the estate on the wood. At the wood...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I received the Falconry Experience as a birthday present and so my wife and I visited on a Saturday morning. We were in a group of about 10, and once checked in we were shown around the aviaries with lots of information and opportunity for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Hawk walk with Mark and his beautiful bird Khan. We so enjoyed it. We were given a wealth of information about the area and the bird. This couldn't have been better. When we had finished the walk we were given as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Took some lovely photos of the birds - could get really up close with them. Kids loved it. Great value for money.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The birds were beautiful and well looked after. The parrot, Henry, even said "hello" as we walked in! It is expensive for what it is, but consider the price a donation towards the birds. They're very expensive to keep and the price justifies that. Will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My brother and I visited back in August. What a special time we had. The knowledge shared was in depth and fascinating. The enthusiasm felt and the care offered from the staff was superb. We were warmly welcomed. The experience from start to finish was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the Centre and was provided a private guided tour and the opportunity to take photos, as well as touch two really cool owls. Learned so much about the owls including their 3 eye colors and what they mean. Also how the weight of each...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Breezy193
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Just finished the fantastic bird of experience as a treat for my husband's birthday - he had the most wonderful time flying Bud the hawk and meeting the owls. We will be recommending you to everyone we know!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the hawk walk with the harrier hawk, Oscar. Really interesting and a nice walk, would recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
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shannaclay
17 July 2018|
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Response from marksP6807WS | Property representative |
Im afraid not ! Birds of prey are quiet nervous animals !
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Beverley B
30 June 2018|
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Response from OBBICH | Reviewed this property |
We were able to hold the owls within the Falconry Centre after walking the Harris Hawk. We sat around talking to Mark and asked question about all the different owls, it was very educational and interesting.
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zuje30diazm
6 January 2018|
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Response from Poshpom | Reviewed this property |
Hi Zujeily, if you email Mark Southall on the website, he's the owner/handler/guide, he is most obliging. He will book a time and date for you and allow you to pay on the day. We were in the UK for 5 weeks and this was one... More
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