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North East Falconry Centre

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Broadland, Cairnie | Huntly, Aberdeen AB54 4UU, Scotland
+44 1466 760328
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An opportunity to handle a variety of birds first hand and to see them in action.

Three separate handlers with educational commentary. The birds are at ease and can be confidently... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bomarkboxers
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Bristol, Wisconsin
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My husband (Tommy) and I (Trish) used to visit the Centre every year, however circumstances change... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
TrishStarrs
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Scotland
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Broadland, Cairnie | Huntly, Aberdeen AB54 4UU, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three separate handlers with educational commentary. The birds are at ease and can be confidently interacted with. Families of all ages in attendance and the handlers adjust the varieties of birds to suit. An open air experience with a one of admission to last as...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

My husband (Tommy) and I (Trish) used to visit the Centre every year, however circumstances change and we haven't been to Huntly for a while. I was particularly fond of the Sea Eagle Eclipse. I even got to fly her at one visit. If you...More

1  Thank TrishStarrs
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to pass a few minutes at the falconry centre while passing on our way past Huntly. My wife thought it would be nice to see the birds up close. I was a bit surprised at the entrance fee of £7:50 each thinking it was...More

2  Thank SteveR67Durham
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Wonderful place, excellent real knowledgable falconry tuition. Extremely friendly. Can't wait to return. Excellent value for money. Loved very thing about it. Very calming and hugely special experience.

2  Thank falconer2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I took my children here when they were young - they loved donning the glove and the whole falconry experience. When I became a teacher I took my class here and it was the best visit ever - the children talked about it for years....More

1  Thank kateshand
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We found this place in a guidebook, as we were traveling from Grantown-On-Spey to Aberdeen, and wanted something to do on the way. This is a place where falconers train birds of prey, and share the art with the public. These birds are well cared...More

Thank she61woman
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Not a massive amount to see, maybe plan for 1.5 hrs max, bird flying shows good value, ok prices, cafe limited range, noticed lots of flies in the cafe (their fly zapper kept zapping). Gluten and dairy free options were packets of free from biscuits....More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a great afternoon visit for adults and children. Lots of birds of prey on display and there are 3 flying displays on during the day. The flying display lasts about an hour and you see roughly 3 different birds. We saw a barn...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

PLEASE NOTE my recommended 2 to 3 hour stay is based on us having the one to one tuition we had i treated myself and my mum to a three hour tuition session..i literally am finding it so hard to put into words just how...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I recently went to the falconry with my two young children. We were treated to an amazing display up close and personal experience with some spectacular birds. I think this will be an experience that my children remember for a very long time. Thanks so...More

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joyce71900
16 April 2017|
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Response from meggleswatt | Reviewed this property |
Tickets £7.50 adult, £6.50 concession and £5.50 child. Display times are 11 am, 12.45pm and 2.30pm
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Vaten
25 August 2016|
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Response from Danny S | Reviewed this property |
Correct! It's in Huntley, 1 hour minimum from Aberdeen
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