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Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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A fantastic experience

I received a half day experience as a birthday present and it exceeded my expectations. The owner... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fabulous afternoon out

This is a great afternoon out and very educational, can’t recomend it enough. You get involved in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lita H
Twyford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Falconry centre showcasing wonderful British birds of prey including Barn Owls and Peregrine Falcons. Bird of Prey handling experiences, photography sessions, school talks, group visits, care therapy and weekend public talks.
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Bath Road | Ladds Garden Village, Reading RG10 9SB, England
+44 7812 171709
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Had a half day Bird of Prey experience this morning at Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre. What an amazing time we had! Sadie (the owner) is extremely knowledgeable, and obviously passionate about her birds and their care. We met and flew a variety of birds...More

3  Thank jelica39
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My daughter has autism and major depression issues but was extremely positive about this place as she loves birds. The behaviour from the owner, who was fully aware of her condition, towards her was despicable and it's pushed her back into depression.

9  Thank kamilner
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I received a half day experience as a birthday present and it exceeded my expectations. The owner is clearly passionate about her birds and provided tons of interesting facts and stories as we took turns holding 6 different species of bird. Really memorable and highly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great afternoon out and very educational, can’t recomend it enough. You get involved in the flying of the birds, so well worth a visit

Thank Lita H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a fabulous 2 hours with Sadie on Friday taking part in family falconry experience. We all got to meet several of her feathered friends...eagle owl...buzzard...falcon and watched then in flight and taking food from your gloved hand. Sadie was great guide, amazing knowledge, enthusiasm...More

Thank debbieingledew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve returned home to Gloucestershire after a truly magical afternoon with Olivia, Bertie, Bille-Jean, Mouse & Rossi! We went as a family party of 8, the you gest being 10 and the oldest being 72 (shhhhh, don’t tell anyone) with teenagers in tow to boot...More

Thank SWH1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in September for a half day falconry session given as a present. The groups are normally small (usually 6 I believe), but we were incredibly lucky and there were only 2 of us booked that day. Even with a full group there would...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I attended as a spectator with my sister who was given the experience as a gift, and to be honest I had very little interest in the whole thing beforehand. However I ended up having a fantastic time. Sadie was brilliant with the group and...More

Thank Isabelle H
FeathersandFur, Owner at Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Ahhh thank you for your great words, I'm glad you had a good time. I decided after all the running that day that I really need to get fitter to beat the buzzard!!! (New fit ness class idea??) xxxx

Reviewed 30 September 2018

My son enjoyed his visit with the school but neither at the centre nor on the website is there any explanation of the ethics/purpose of this centre. Is it a profit making business? Where are the birds from? Are they rescue birds? Or are they...More

2  Thank MrM_9
FeathersandFur, Owner at Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hello, firstly I am super glad that your son had a nice time when he came to fly the birds, and here I feel is the crux of your questions and my answers. Your son attended a session where our sole aim is to teach...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

This was a birthday present and consisted of an hour of experiencing owls at close quarters. There were only 6 in the group so we had a really close up experience. Olivia and Sadie were absolutely passionate about the bird and clearly loved them. We...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 19 September 2018

My husband bought me a voucher for the 3 hour falconry experience for my birthday, as I love birds of prey. My mum and dad ended up buying vouchers, too, so the three of us went along. We had an absolutely excellent time. The lady...More

Thank AP101_4
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I use to go to school with Sadie who owns this place and ever since then she's always had a passion for animals. This is evident with the amount of love and enthusiasm she has put into this place. I purchased a family experience for...More

Thank ryan180680
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27 July 2017|
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Response from FeathersandFur | Property representative |
Our centre is free to visit and is open Tuesday's to Sunday's x