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Riverside Falconry

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Riverside Falconry offer a wide range of falconry experience's in our beautiful semi rural location. Get up close to some of the worlds most fascinating birds of prey with our handling sessions, hawk walks, parties, photography and art workshops...more
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| Newburn Riverside Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 9RU, England
+44 7803 821487
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfect winter afternoon walk with John and Tyse. Can't recommend John and his amazing birds highly enough. We also thoroughly enjoyed the bird of prey experience, such a privilege to interact in such close quarters with a variety of beautiful species. Can't think of a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience John had good knowledge on the birds, definitely coming back for flying experience in summer

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Riverside falconry on Saturday after winning their competition. I am very nervous around birds and i decided to face my fears. John was very understanding and made me feel at ease. He was passionate about the birds and very knowledgeable John explained everything...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

So amazing to see these fabulous birds up close. John was very informative and obviously cares a lot about them. We started holding the little owl (so cute) and ended with the huge eagle owl. In between was a tawny owl and a Harris hawk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lremyzero
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

New to Riverside is a chance to have a visit with Sam the golden Eagle, This was my second visit for this, the first one was so good I just had to go back, Added bonus this time as we got to see Sam working...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Thank you John for an amazing experience. Loved every minute meetings you and your fabulous birds. My daughter bought the experience for my Dad for his 80th birthday and we all had a very memorable time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janice C
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Just spent a fabulous hour with John and his birds! Can not recommend enough! Beautiful birds and very accommodating host! Very interesting and knowledgable 😊

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

We could not recommend this experience highly enough. John was fantastic, so accommodating, knowledgeable and passionate. The stars of the show were his two beautiful Harris Hawks... we were able to handle the birds after a health and safety briefing, then taken to the dene...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emma h
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I took my family to Riverside Faconry after my sister has seen the exeperience advertised. John was great and so accommodating with times and availability. The experience itself was incredible, to be able to be so up close with the birds was just breathtaking, such...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trek33953992393
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Plenty of others have said it already but John is a very passionate and knowledgable guy who clearly cares dearly for the animals he is looking after, My wife and I handled four different owls yesterday morning (Little Owl, Tawny Owl, Bengal Eagle Owl &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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