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East Sussex Falconry

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| Hermontceux Castle, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, England
+44 1323 485529
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What an amazing day, Gérard was a wealth of information and knowledge. We flew several birds and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon P
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Highly recommended falconry experience

A captivating morning spent in the woods with these incredible birds. Pack hunting with Ash the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kostyrka
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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| Hermontceux Castle, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing day, Gérard was a wealth of information and knowledge. We flew several birds and they were all healthy and well looked after. The weather was perfect and it was all set in the grounds of herstmonceux Castle

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A captivating morning spent in the woods with these incredible birds. Pack hunting with Ash the Harris Hawk, flying the majestic Barn Owl and then two Kites who circled around us at speed, with the Castle as their backdrop. Gerard and Adam shared so much...More

Thank Kostyrka
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fantastic!! So glad you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to welcoming your family in the near future! - Many Thanks for the lovely words.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in the beautiful grounds of Herstmonceaux Castle, it would be hard to go wrong in terms of backdrop - it's a stunning place, truly fitting for these beautiful birds. Gerrard and Adam really know their stuff and thier passion for the birds really shows....More

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Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely words. So happy you and your niece enjoyed your experience and walk with Ash! - Maybe see you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Thanks Gerrard and Adam for a great day. Beautiful setting and what a range of raptors you get to see. Loved the Harris in the woods, the kites and the kestrel. And to be a pioneer of the latest training technology was a privilege! Great...More

Thank Margaret T
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very happy to hear you had a great day! Also, having some great photos and videos to remember your time with us! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Spent a beautiful sunny autumn day in the grounds of Herstmonceux Castle with Gerrard and Adam who are amazing falconers and whose passion and enthusiasm is contagious! We learnt so much about all the birds that we flew and were hands on from the beginning...More

Thank Denise Ann P
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A lovely review Denise , Thank you. So happy you enjoyed meeting the team! Do come back one day.. Maybe Cruz will have found his mate!

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

What a great afternoon flying a beautiful long eared owl, black kites and harris hawk through woods and fields. Excellent opportunity to handle them but they’re also able to fly freely. A perfect environment for them at Herstmonceaux Castle. Gerrard and Adam were friendly and...More

Thank currant1234
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Lovely to hear you enjoyed meeting our team! Will be great to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

I had a voucher for an owl hour that my brother brought me. What can I say, it was brilliant!! We had Gerrard and Adam and they were both so knowledgeable and could really tell they loved the owls and all the birds.Their passion and...More

Thank Rhiannon H
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Brilliant Rhiannon! So glad you and your brother enjoyed meeting the Owls, Yes! come back soon and meet/fly the other members of the team!

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Present for my daughter who loves owls. Now in love with all birds of prey. Great afternoon, learnt so much, a real passion and we will be back. Thank you Gerard and Adam, your handling and presentation of these magnificent birds, all looking in top...More

Thank Steve F
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

So happy to hear that you both had a great afternoon with our team! Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

My niece (9) and my nephew (7) had the best time. As did i. We spent a morning with gerard and adam last month and will return for an afternoon session to see the other birds. All the other reviews accurately represent the experience. Can't...More

Thank kate h
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you Kate. Glad the children and yourself enjoyed your time with us! Be good to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

I took my partner Rob for an afternoon with Gerrard and Adam and it far exceeded our expectations. It was engaging, interactive and so refreshing not to be in an arena but out in the woods and seeing the birds in their natural habitat. Gerrards...More

Thank elliebeach
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you Ellie! Really glad you enjoyed your experience!

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31 July 2017|
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Response from Graham G | Reviewed this property |
There is no waiting time you can book to visit Gerard and his birds straight away. The only delay will be if the day you have chosen is fully booked. Get booking and enjoy a great day out.
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Rosie W
3 April 2017|
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Response from Gerard S | Property representative |
He would be very welcome, I recommend with an adult just so someone can take some great pics and vids. Kind regards Gerard
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Ibrahim A
19 July 2016|
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Hello there, yes you can purchase a experience voucher on line through our website then call/email a date you may have in mind and we will check availability in our diary. Alternatively, you can call us to arrange a date... More
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