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Rosliston Forestry Centre

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Fantastic birds of prey

I agree with everything said by the last reviewer. My grandchildren enjoyed every minute and the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
JUDITH W
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Derby, United Kingdom
Half day Falconry experience

We had a great time today at the half day falconry experience! Alice and her dad (sorry I didn’t... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Leonie B
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Rosliston Forestry Centre Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First impressions not good looked tired walking from the car park. The information centre had an abandoned feeling about it. Went walking found no clear signage some wood sculptures in poor condition. New signs are required to help on the walks. It is ten years...More

Thank cdewet49
Rosliston, Manager at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your recent visit to the site. We are currently working through a programme of remedial works and have been looking at a forward programme of investment which would include play, signage and surfacing amongst other...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Godd for kids and brilliant nature trial but the amenities are looking old, worn and in need of a revamp. The giant wood owl moves in the wind, the bird hide is gloomy, the grass at the top is never cut and play area is...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I agree with everything said by the last reviewer. My grandchildren enjoyed every minute and the experience was unforgettable and brilliant value for money. Thanks to both falconers.

Thank JUDITH W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time today at the half day falconry experience! Alice and her dad (sorry I didn’t catch his name) were extremely knowledgeable and funny, they both delivered confidently and told us lots of useful and interesting information about all the Birds. It...More

Thank Leonie B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We spent an hour walking here one afternoon. All the paths were hard surface so suitable for all weathers. A variety of things to look at. I particularly like the tree trail and the bit by the lake. As this was in term time the...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

I bought this falconry experience for my husband for his Christmas present December 2017. However, it wasn't until 29th July 2018 that he actually got the chance to attend. Although I was a bystander, I still felt very much involved in the experience. There is...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

As always the walk was brilliant but when you get to the cafe it’s always over priced. I think we will have a picnic next time

Thank sash k
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Took Grandson for picnic and bike ride which we have done before. However on this occasion our overall experience was 'average' at best because parts of the centre seem very 'jaded' eg crazy golf area. Furthermore, the falconry area was a real mess and shut...More

Thank chelsea098
Rosliston, Review Respondant at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Good Afternoon, I am pleased to let you know the crazy golf area is in developments to be improved. Regarding the falconry, this has been the case for the past couple of years. If you'd like to see the birds, there are experiences you can...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Spent the day here with my children who had the best time playing in the big wooden owl and the adventure park. Enjoyed the freedom of running through the trees and walking through the grounds. Parking absolute bargain at £3 for the whole day. Took...More

Thank jmh819
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I bought of groupon as my hubby is bird obsessed I was a spectator as I don't like things flapping around me but I have too say it's nothing like that it's a well controlled fully informed 3 hour session loved Alice and her dad...More

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sash k
2 September 2018|
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Response from 459kirstyw | Reviewed this property |
i suppose you could if you were staying in there cabin lodges on site but there have a cafe on site for visitors for the day.
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Response from Rosliston | Property representative |
Yes mobility scooters are available for use. Please call 01283 563483 for further information.
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