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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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if you like birds and falconry you will love it if you dont you wont a good place to visit once but... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
TA-Photographer
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Great for what's there

This isn't what I'd call "a day out" it's more like an hour out of the house, What is there is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Kells78
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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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"hawking experience"
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"european eagle owl"
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

if you like birds and falconry you will love it if you dont you wont a good place to visit once but no different to all falconry places

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This isn't what I'd call "a day out" it's more like an hour out of the house, What is there is great! Totally loved the birds, & the display was amazing!! The guy doing this was awesome, chatted with everyone & allowed the kids to...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I was really appalled at the state of some of the enclosures , I understand that not much cleaning goes on when the birds are nesting , so not to disturb them , but the overall state of the place is a shambles. ill never...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I visited here with my family. The place itself its ok. I did find it a little run down and found some of the cages a little small. It is ok to pass half an hour but for what it is, it was a little...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

I organised a half day 'owl experience' at the centre for my husband's birthday, and it far exceeded my expectations. There were only the three of us taking part (our younger daughter came too), so we had Jamie's full attention. We learnt to handle a...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

There is no cafe here You need to bring your own food and drink. Bring a picnic as the grounds are lovely and there is a play area for the children. The birds are great and there are horses and chickens and rabbits and ducklings....More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a great day out for the family. So many birds to see and even take part in the shows. such beautiful birds shown at their peak. If picked you can hold the bird on your arm whilst the expertise of the handler tells...More

Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The whole place seems a little tired and in need of a good spruce up. I understood the need to keep the cages a little unkempt for the sake of breeding, but there unfortunately we felt the general areas were a bit under cared for...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Good place to spend an afternoon or morning. £16 for a family ticket. Beautiful birds of prey, a few horses, some chickens, guinea foul and bunnies roaming free. A little park there which was a bit rundown but non the less that didnt bother my...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

A very good attraction for a morning or afternoon out Be sure the check the website for demonstration times etc £6 for adults £4 for children If you go on the website you can download a voucher to get one child in free!

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