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Cotswold Falconry Centre

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Great place to go with or without children

Me and my husband went here while we were on holiday in the Cotswolds. We loved looking about the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Kay E
A hidden gem

Booked this as part of our anniversary weekend as my wife loves birds of prey, our guide Chris was... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Happiness807382
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We are OPEN for 2019 from the 16th February to the 10th November. Doors open each day at 10.30. You'll get to see Eagles, Hawks, Owls, Falcons, Vultures, Kites, Caracaras and more. With 150 individual birds from over 60 different species either in...more
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| Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9AB, England
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The birds didn't all 'behave', which is fair enough, but was a pity; however, we enjoyed what we could see. Explanations were useful and entertaining, and we could see the birds close up afterwards.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Me and my husband went here while we were on holiday in the Cotswolds. We loved looking about the large collection of birds here. We saw three of the bird shows. my favourite one was when there were the vultures. There were different birds in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kay E
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Booked this as part of our anniversary weekend as my wife loves birds of prey, our guide Chris was knowledgeable and funny and they have a great selection of bird. The flying displays are well worth watching and the staff are very friendly, it's not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We went along for a look at the birds of prey and one display and stayed all day! It doesn't open til 10:30 and the displays are at 11:30, 1:30, 3:00 and 4:00. They fly different birds each time - usually 3 or 4 "sets"...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Spent around 5.5 hours at this amazing place. The best bit was seeing the birds of prey fly freely into the country side and then choosing to return to the safety of their cages. There were displays every hour or so throughout the afternoon done...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

All I can say is if you are in the area and want to see an incredible collection of birds of prey up close and in flight then this is the place to go! My wife and I really enjoyed our time there and she...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

What a true gem this place is. Being able to see wild birds of such beauty up close is such a great thing. The centre is well set out, with great access to some wonderous birds. The demonstrations are a must, the handlers are so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wynn L
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Did an eagle experience day and loved every minute. Knowledgeable, friendly, entertaining staff who really care about their work and their customers. We had such a great day....lots of interesting information about the birds, terrific opportunities to handle a huge range of birds, and to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BCAles
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We made two visits on the same day and were allowed to use the same entry ticket. The guys who handled the birds were amazing and so knowledgeable. Great value for money. No food available only coffees and ice cream,.. but hey who carse. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BerkoBoy88
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved our visit to this wonderful place. The talks are amazing. We arrived at 10.30, got settled, looked at the birds, many more than we thought. We thought it was great that some enclosures we had to peep through so as not to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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John M
19 February 2019|
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Response from cotswoldfalconry | Property representative |
Sorry no dogs allowed in to the falconry centre. However, the Arboretum, Garden Centre and Café all on the same site here at Batsford are very dog friendly.
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HereinVA
31 January 2019|
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Response from cotswoldfalconry | Property representative |
The centre is open every day from 10.30 mid-February to mid-November with approx. hour long displays at 11.30 1.30 3.00 (& 4.30 during BST). The pre-booked 'Flying Start' experience ends in time for the display that follows... More
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Karen W
31 January 2019|
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Response from cotswoldfalconry | Property representative |
From the High Street follow Corders Lane. Look for footpath signs for Batsford Arboretum by the Co-op. It will take 30-40 minutes to walk the 1 3/4 miles. Not only can it be a very pleasant walk through typical North... More
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