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Battlefield Falconry Centre

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Hawk walk is fabulous

We went on a Hawk walk with Mark and his beautiful bird Khan. We so enjoyed it. We were given a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
susieyumyum
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
Great Day out

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 5 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Alexander9611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Breezy193
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank NikolaK558
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank andyhB4615SL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with three children 10 and under. Completely enjoyed walking round and seeing all the birds. All got feathers to take home. And seeing a tarantula was a bonus! Lovely cafe too.

Thank jamesddmm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to Battlefield Falconry Center was simply amazing! I've always wanted to have the chance to work with birds of prey and this was a once in a lifetime experience for me. Mark was extremely kind and accommodating to help make sure I had...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The whole experience was great from the start. Myself and my partner done the 1/2 hawk walk and bird handling. The birds looked very happy and well looked after. Mark was very attentive, couldn't fault anything, the little tazmanian devil dog was so funny. Would...More

Thank Kaytie H
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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
29 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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zuje30diazm
6 January 2018|
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Response from Mardi D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we had the same issue (I tried to pre-purchase from Australia). I sent an email to Mark (the owner) and he was very helpful with setting up a booking date and time. I then paid him when we arrived for the session. We... More
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JeanK1442
10 March 2017|
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Response from Emily C | Reviewed this property |
15 minute drive, you could walk there in about an hour. there is a bus that can get you there in half an hour.
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