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The Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre

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Brilliant Experience

We had a groupon voucher for here for an hour of falconry experience and flight. I really bought it... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
molly s
Rugby, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

Came with family (parents but no option for that), I have as a gift the 2 hour owl and hawk exp... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Collection of birds of prey located in 42 acres ancient woodland
Burley Bushes Exton Lane | Exton, Oakham LE15 7TA, England
+44 7778 152814
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had a groupon voucher for here for an hour of falconry experience and flight. I really bought it for my partner who loves birds, and I was going too but I ended up absolutely loving it! The guide Tom was very friendly and knowledgeable...More

Thank molly s
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Came with family (parents but no option for that), I have as a gift the 2 hour owl and hawk exp and parents were £7 each to observe the tour which they loved. Tom was funny and knowledgeable and we met Chris the owner and...More

Thank AlexWebster1981
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We have an interest in owls.Birds here are in a natural environment. Flying displays were fantastic.The gentleman we spoke with (maybe owner of the wood) was really knowledgeable about birds of prey etc. and very interesting to chat to.Would visit again in a different season...More

Thank angelapB9382UL
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The birds were fab, well cared for, loved and such a good variety. The staff were so helpful, knowledgeable, so friendly and polite. Lovely surroundings. Enjoyed the flying display. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon.

Thank Inspiration362454
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Do not be put off by some of the reviews on here, this place is a little gem in spectacular woodland. Today was our second time here, previously having attend the 2 hour Owl & Hawk experience which was superb but today was all about...More

Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

So don't be put off by the slightly relaxed checking in process it does feel a bit odd but it's worth it. Book the 2 hour owl and hawk experience. You choose an owl or hawk and then it's yours for the next hour of...More

Thank Tweekie75
Reviewed 19 August 2018

So we arrived here on Sunday early afternoon , there were only 3 other cars in the tiny car park and we wondered if we had actually got the right place !. We walked past a couple of wooden huts that said it was open...More

2  Thank _sueldridge
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I’ve been to better bird sanctuaries. There was a good selection of different types of owls and falcons but I was not iimpressed by their cages,

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We got a Groupon deal and were expecting about 30 to 45 minutes of demonstrations etc but we actually got over an hour with a bird each and a woodland walk. That was followed by a further hour of interactive flight demos and a very...More

Thank Kirsten J
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a fantastic place with wonderful animals and very friendly staff. Very reasonably priced too.

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Jennifer W
14 June 2018|
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Response from Richard A | Reviewed this property |
Hi The terrain is quite flat for viewing the birds. Depending on what you do as you can walk with a bird through the woods into the meadow which is a 10 minute walk. Your grand daughters will love it if they are ok around... More
Geoff C
23 June 2017|
Response from julie606 | Reviewed this property |
there are a few pubs that may let you take you dog