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Dalhousie Castle Falconry

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Favorite experience in Scotland!

I'm finally getting around to writing a review of my visit in November. I booked a 90 minute owl... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
boxermom
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Stratford, Connecticut
Fantastic Experience!!!

I stayed at Dalhousie Castle for three nights with my family as part of a 'Big' Birthday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm finally getting around to writing a review of my visit in November. I booked a 90 minute owl encounter for myself and despite the rain showers it was an exhilarating experience. Daniel was a wonderful handler and shared his endless knowledge about all the...More

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

When we visited dalhousie castle my partner surprised me with a falconry experience . It was amazing , the lady who ran the place was so knowledgeable about all the birds , there are lots of owls there as well , they are all so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you both again !

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Dalhousie Castle for three nights with my family as part of a 'Big' Birthday celebration. The on site falconry / archery swayed us to book there. We did both as a combo although on different days due to the weather. Thank you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, what a fantastic comment thank you! We are so pleased you had such a wonderful time with us despite the weather! We hope to see you again in the future,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 1/2 hrs spent in the grounds of the beautiful Dalhousie Castle in the company of an expert falconer and beautifully cared for Raptors and Owls. Our Falconer, Kylie has spent her life with birds and happily passed on some of her extensive knowledge whilst...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Manager at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a wonderful comment! We hope to see you back again one day

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Kylie and Georgie took pride in their craft and really made it a complete experience. They provided archery as well. Beautiful location at the Dalhousie castle. Felt like we were way back in time and were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you so much for your lovely comments, we are so glad you enjoyed the experience! We hope to see you again in the future,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure the package we did, but we got a tour of the birds and some discussion about them and their care etc. Then we went and flew the birds which is a great experience if you haven't done it before. We started with a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and fantastic review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to us

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a group and had a fantastic time. The birds are magnificent and the staff is outstanding. I would recommend this again and again.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are so pleased to see you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 13 January 2019

We arrived on time and with another party enjoyed 2.5 hours of flying four birds, oli, who was the falconer was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about the birds - that were stunning. We have some fantastic pictures of a great experience. My husband thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Manager at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you very much for your kind words, we are so glad you enjoyed your day here with us, we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 10 January 2019

Good cosy bedrooms,staff friendly.spa 2 sauna's.full cooked english breakfast.lovely winters break.golf and falconry.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

We did the archery and falconry combo and it was amazing. Our host was great and knowledgeable and very kind. We had so much fun! Totally worth the cost for a once in a lifetime experience! Highly recommend to anyone in the area! We also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Dalhousiefalconry, Manager at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable time with us

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TABABYLON
13 October 2018|
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
If you search on Dalhousie Castle Falconry you should get the site (TripAdvisor's site doesn't allow me to post the link). If you click on the various tabs at the top you can find the details and prices for each option... More
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mimisora
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that there is any difference in the pricing based on whether or not you are staying at the hotel.
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