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The Hawking Centre

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Address: Doddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington ME9 0BB, England
Phone Number: +44 1795 473680
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Fantastic day!

We bought the full day falconry experience as a gift for my dad's birthday. It was a brilliant day in a beautiful location. We were thrilled with how many birds we got to see and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Katie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We bought the full day falconry experience as a gift for my dad's birthday. It was a brilliant day in a beautiful location. We were thrilled with how many birds we got to see and fly. Our falconer, Julie, was very knowledgable and enthusiastic, and had the patience of a saint when little barn owl Alfie was reluctant to cooperate... More 

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Thank Katie T
Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a brilliant day ! This was a wonderful birthday surprise. Now want to go back and fly "the big four" Highly recommend the hawking centre experience to anyone who loves birdwatching. It's great to get close up to the birds, from the small barn owl to the bald headed eagle. Awesome !

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Thank john walter m
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked a half day experience a while ago but, due to my wife's ill health, we had to cancel a few times. The staff were very understanding and we were finally able to book a date in November. It rained n the morning of the experience and, as my wife uses a wheelchair, we were concerned... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant hosts and an excellent hands on insight to the subject in luxury surroundings. Highly recommended – a great day walking the woods and grounds with stunning birds for company – learned so much and feel enriched. Jolly good lunch provided in the comfort of the hotel as well…

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Burnley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic full day vip experience booked for my birthday. Had such a great time meeting all the birds. All characters and had their own personalities. Some of the birds we met and flew were a barn owl, eagle owl, great grey owl, hooded vulture, Harris hawk, Chilean blue eagle, bald eagle. Had some funny moments with the birds showing their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a full day experience for two of us. It was absolutely fantastic. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and helpful and made it a very special day. I think it is definitely worth doing the whole day experience.

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Bapchild, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous day out with many beautiful feathered creatures; absolutely stunning selection of birds, excellent staff and beautiful surroundings, highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a full day as a gift from my husband who came along as a spectator and we both had the most amazing time - a half day wouldn't have been nearly enough time to enjoy the full experience! Jamie and Aaron were both absolutely excellent in showing us through the day and giving us lots of very interesting information,... More 

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Thank Charlotte R
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the morning Hawking experience. It was a great morning for it, the weather was crisp with some sunshine so a good start! We were met by a great guy called Aaron Who started by introducing us to all the birds at the Falconry. I personally hadn't been so close to such magnificent birds before so it was great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely Marvelous! Bought for me as a 50th birthday present by my brother in law, who had been previously, and took the bait when having seen his photos I commented that it would be just up my street. He came again, this time to do the honors with the camera. I recommend you don't go alone, even if one person... More 

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