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Hawk Force Falconry - CLOSED

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Now relocated but still excellent

The centre has now relocated to the rear of Coolings Garden Centre - just at the start of the... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
via mobile
Awesome day out!

Went with my father in law for a day out and learned so much about birds and even got to fly a... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
via mobile
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18 Dec 2016
“Now relocated but still excellent”
14 Nov 2016
“Very interesting and informative different activity to try.”
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Oast 2 | The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood TN147LJ, England
+44 1622 872590
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Jennifer-Kent
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

1  Thank O2326MPmarkp
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Went with my father in law for a day out and learned so much about birds and even got to fly a couple :) Lively staff and birds are all gorgeous and well behaved 5*

Thank hazelznutz
Reviewed 28 July 2016

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

Thank Annabellalina
Reviewed 27 July 2016

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

Thank Lee-C-7-London
Reviewed 13 July 2016

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

Thank Jhcockburn
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Super group if you like birds of prey. Will not be at the Hop Farm much longer as the owners are rubbish. Looking for a new venue, will advise as and when they find one.

Thank James L
Reviewed 9 June 2016

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

1  Thank Gill M
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Have written full review on Hop Farm site! Excellent, informative talk..loved handling the birds. Thanks to all

Thank jne2647563
Reviewed 19 May 2016

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

Thank poe333
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