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Battlefield Falconry Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Perfect couple of hours entertainment

We thoroughly enjoyed the "hawk walk": like a dog walk but in private woodland on a historic estate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
105julians
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A hidden gem

A small normal looking fronted area holding a beautiful collection of birds, the majority in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Genuinekindness
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Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the "hawk walk": like a dog walk but in private woodland on a historic estate ... with a hawk which repeatedly landed on our outstretched glove (equipment provided!). Mark was personable and informative. £85 for the two of us but we felt...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small normal looking fronted area holding a beautiful collection of birds, the majority in breeding pairs. The biggest variety of owls I’ve ever seen ! Simply stunning with genuine, kind hosts who obviously care deeply for their birds. My Daughters, parents and I loved...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Genuinekindness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both visited yesterday Sunday 30/12 and had a brilliant morning. Watching the Harris Hawk performing his natural skills. Mark and his wife run a very relaxed Falconry Centre, nothing is too much trouble. Their knowledge and passion that they both have for their birds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wrecsam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly recommend this experience. It was educational and interesting. What a privilege to be up so close and personal with these amazing birds!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChampagneDarling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got to see a great range of owls and hawks close up. Our host had brilliant knowledge of the birds he clearly has a passion for. I would 100% recommend to all ages of the family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Declan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I liked battlefield falconry centre , its cheap to visit and there is a good collection of birds and you can see them all up close, its very well maintained and the birds are well looked after. Staff are very friendly. There is a farm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Neil T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a joy for all around, get yourself down there and see whats going on because its great fun I tell thee

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank themanwithoutavan
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Our daughter loves owls and hawks, and spending a day at Battlefield Falconry Centre was the perfect experience for her. First Mark took us on a hawk walk where we took turns receiving a Harris hawk on a glove and then casting him towards nearby...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lr250
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Purchased an experience for my wife’s birthday. On arrival we were able to look around all the hawks and owls at the centre. Then Mark drove us to a local wood, giving us interesting background information about the estate on the wood. At the wood...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 28 November 2018

I received the Falconry Experience as a birthday present and so my wife and I visited on a Saturday morning. We were in a group of about 10, and once checked in we were shown around the aviaries with lots of information and opportunity for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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shannaclay
17 July 2018|
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Response from marksP6807WS | Property representative |
Im afraid not ! Birds of prey are quiet nervous animals !
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Beverley B
30 June 2018|
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Response from OBBICH | Reviewed this property |
We were able to hold the owls within the Falconry Centre after walking the Harris Hawk. We sat around talking to Mark and asked question about all the different owls, it was very educational and interesting.
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zuje30diazm
7 January 2018|
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Response from Poshpom | Reviewed this property |
Hi Zujeily, if you email Mark Southall on the website, he's the owner/handler/guide, he is most obliging. He will book a time and date for you and allow you to pay on the day. We were in the UK for 5 weeks and this was one... More
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