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The Welsh Hawking Centre

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Waycock Road, Barry CF62 3AA, Wales
+44 1446 734687
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Went there last year and had a good time. This year tried to book the falconry experience. Sent two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PLUK2018
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Needs customer service review

We are expecting visitors from Norway in a couple of weeks and were thinking about taking them... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Warren H H
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Hengoed, United Kingdom
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“birds of prey” (19 reviews)
“tawny owl” (3 reviews)
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Waycock Road, Barry CF62 3AA, Wales
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+44 1446 734687
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"birds of prey"
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"tawny owl"
in 3 reviews
"falconry experience"
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"large birds"
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"hawking experience"
in 2 reviews
"european eagle owl"
in 2 reviews
"flying demonstration"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 2 reviews
"children and adults"
in 2 reviews
"jamie"
in 9 reviews
"display"
in 30 reviews
"teacher"
in 3 reviews
"land"
in 5 reviews
"granddaughter"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there last year and had a good time. This year tried to book the falconry experience. Sent two emails, called several times, left a message, sent a pm, my friend called too, left a message. no reply. so disappointing

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We are expecting visitors from Norway in a couple of weeks and were thinking about taking them here. We had seen the fairly mixed reviews on Tripadvisor so we wanted to take look to form our own opinion. We went on 15th April 2018 at...More

Thank Warren H H
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My personal opinion - The attraction is dated and need of upgrading. It took no longer than 20 minutes to walk around to see the birds. Not worth the money!!! I’d rather donate money to the RSPB and have stayed home.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We took 3 children there on 4th April and had a most enjoyable and informative visit. There are a large variety of large birds to see and all look well kept. The flying demonstration given by Jamie was really good - it was terrific to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely brilliant! They put shows on for you and let all the children have a go, well worth the visit. Not just birds, horses, rabbits etc

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We went as our youngest son loves birds, he had a lovely time. Not sure the gentleman name who does the bird display but he was the highlight of our trip - he knew everything about his birds and put on a lovely display. Only...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I went to the centre with a group of fellow photographers. I was very disappointrd that I was unable to photograph the majority of the birds as the mesh on the cages was too small. However, the f;lying display was superb and Jami went out...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A brilliant day ! Jamie is a brilliant teacher and his enthusiasm for his birds of prey is infectious! My son learned lots about these incredible birds I would definitely recommend a visit! Thank you all at the centre for making our visit so memorable

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Run down and dirty. Birds look sad and neglected. Cages look like they need a good clean and made alot bigger. Has been exactly the same for many years. Surprised it hasn't closed down. Entry was expensive for what was available. Kids were bored and...More

Thank Kerry-ann C
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

We took our 7 year old granddaughter there yesterday and she loved it. She was involved in the flying demonstration and was thrilled to have a barn owl land on her arm. She also loved the rabbits running around. However, the place is looking rather...More

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£16.00 family ticket. 2 x adults 2 x children
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