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The centre has now relocated to the rear of Coolings Garden Centre - just at the start of the nature trail (which is a great activity out but thats a seperate review). Park at the garden centre, walk through the centre out the rear doors...More
We had the 2 hour falconry experience and thoroughly enjoyed it.
To put it bluntly the constant drizzle and chill tried to disrupt the experience but the teams humour and manner got past that hurdle. Unfortunately because of the weather the birds were not flying...More
What a great morning we had with the beautiful birds. We learnt so much about them, saw owls fly and swoop for their prey with Nick and had the wonderful experience of being able to hold the birds ourselves. Josh, our staff guide, was excellent...More
We bought a 1-day falconry experience for our Dad's birthday and he had a fantastic time. He learnt about and handled several birds and got to fly some in the woods around the Hop Farm. Our Mum paid just a small entrance fee and was...More
We had been given the experience as a present and had no idea what to expect.
It was a very pleasant surprise.
We were greeted by Dan who was very friendly and helpful. The experience lasted much longer than advertised, it began with an introduction...More
Brilliant!!!! Loved it!!!! Can't comment about the rest of the Hop Farm which looked rather drab but Hawkforce Falconry was superb. We had a two hour Bird of Prey experience, which ended up being more like three hours. We got up close and personal with...More
Now here's the thing: We got left behind at the start. Thanks to a locked gate we were in the wrong place at the wrong time. The day could have been ruined.
However, mistakes happen; it's what the staff do about it that matters. The...More