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Shieldaig Falconry

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| Shieldaig Lodge, Gairloch IV21 2AN, Scotland
+44 1445 741738
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A Fabulous experience

My daughter and her husband took the opportunity to take part in this activity one afternoon during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VillageLady234
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Unforgettable

There are lots of great reviews here already but I'll add mine because I want to big-up Daniel, who... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
susannahns
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Portree, United Kingdom
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Private falconry and archery experiences . Come and fly our beautiful birds of prey to your gloved hand, or test your skills at archery in the stunning grounds of shieldaig lodge hotel
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“barn owl” (3 reviews)
“birds of prey” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Shieldaig Lodge, Gairloch IV21 2AN, Scotland
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+44 1445 741738
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and her husband took the opportunity to take part in this activity one afternoon during their stay at the Shieldaig Lodge. They put it at the top of their life experiences, if you get the chance do it - the birds and their...More

Thank VillageLady234
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are lots of great reviews here already but I'll add mine because I want to big-up Daniel, who was the falconer who met me when I arrived yesterday, I think Gareth and Daniel work on occasional rotations between Sheildaig and Dalhousie. Daniel was full...More

Thank susannahns
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I rebooked a mixed hour of falconry plus an archery lesson and had a wonderful time! Gareth, the falconer is charming and the affection between he and his birds is wonderful to watch. He was also knowledgeable, patient and encouraging (also witty and entertainingly ascerbic)...More

Thank CatherineinVA
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

An amazing falconry experience,made extra special by the Falconer Gareth, whose passion for these amazing creatures in infectious! Special thanks to Benny,Flash,and Peanut

Thank NettieonSkye
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Garith is the falconer here and is remarkably knowledgeable and sensitive to the birds. The falconry has approximately 12 birds (owls, hawks, eagle, falcons). You can have a “handling”experience where you fly the birds, hold the birds or observe the birds.

Thank Mike45992
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We came across Shieldaig Falconry by accident as we set off for an evening stroll. We went in and booked our 'Shieldaig Experience' so we could fly a selection of birds. It was a wonderful experience! Our host clearly knew his stuff and was keen...More

Thank Jo O
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Sheildaig Falconry 6 of us. Gareth met us and talked us through the plan for the next 3 hours. The falconry is set behind the Sheildaig Lodge Hotel on Gairloch which is a stunningly beautiful spot. We had a super experience flying...More

1  Thank CLAIRE J
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I visited here with my friend and his daughter and had the best time! Gareth is such a lovely guy and great fun. His birds are beautiful (especially Peanut, whom I'd have stolen if I could). This was my third go at archery, both previous...More

2  Thank CMD66
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I first contacted Shieldaig Falconry a few weeks before our holiday as I wanted to book a falconry experience for my husband's birthday. Gareth was incredibly helpful right from the start, answering all my questions. We had a nightmare on the day when we ended...More

3  Thank niki_M25
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I went here with my friend and my 11 year old daughter. My daughter had a go at the falconry and my friend & I tried the archery. We received good communication through email and telephone whilst booking. Everyone at the hotel was very friendly...More

3  Thank paulmartinforrest
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Gail W
4 June 2017|
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Response from Gareth-Kent |
The price for the family hour is £180 for 4 people. It's an extra £30 per person. This is a completely private experience for the family. The raptor experience is £45 per person for 45 minutes The mixed hour/owl hour is... More
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