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Phoenix Falconry

Easterton Farm | By Gleneagles, Blackford PH4 1RQ, Scotland
01764 682823
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Blackford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
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English first
Fife, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

My husband got me the Phoenix Experience for my birthday, and it didn't disappoint! We heard all about the way the birds are trained and how they are differently adapted to suit their hunting styles. Finding out about all the falconry terms which have worked their way into our language was also fascinating. The birds themselves stole the show, though.... More

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Albuquerque, NM
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

So glad I checked Trip Advisor for suggestions on activities in Perthshire, as Phoenix Falconry is not advertised anywhere (that I have seen). We have been coming to the area for 25 years and never knew about this well-kept secret. I had wanted to book Meet the Birds, due to the cost, but we only had a couple of days,... More

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Perth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had booked the 'Falconry Experience' which included an introduction by the very knowledgeable Adrian. His depth of knowledge and experience is awe inspiring. We were introduced to the birds of prey in the paddock, before being led out with the Harris Hawk. Everyone, including a very brave 9 year old, had the hawk fly to the glove. This is... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My partner and I visited June 2014. What an absolutely fantastic experience. Adrian's knowledge, skill, understanding and care of the animals is inspiring. He knows his stuff. Unfortunately the weather wasn't in our favour and we got totally drenched but the birds still were great. Lovely to be able to get up an close with the various breeds of birds... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I took my wife here for the Meet The Birds Experience. Just fantastic, and ideal for all ages. Adrian is a genuine expert, and his passion shines through. He ensured everyone was able to experience each bird personally, relaxing the more nervous while keeping us all entertained. If you enjoy birds of prey, you have to visit. The birds' welfare... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

As a Christmas present to her husband, my friend bought a Falconry "meet the birds" experience, and my husband and I went along as spectators, It was truly amazing. Adrian is an expert in his field, very knowledgeable, interesting, very professional and passionate about his birds. If you are looking for a different and amazing experience, book now, you will... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I got vouchers for meet the birds and we decided to use them in April for a birthday treat. I can honestly say, I've never had a more pleasurable, knowledgeable and exhilarating experience. You can see how passionate Adrian is about his work, and his knowledge is amazing and he seems to be able to share the right things at... More

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My wife and I got "Meet the Birds" vouchers for Christmas from son and daughter-in-law and booked for Good Friday morning as we were on our way to Crieff Hydro for a wedding. What a fascinating and enjoyable couple of hours. Adrian's knowledge must be second to none as are his falconry skills! An amazing range of birds of prey... More

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Lybster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I had booked this as a surprise for my husbands "big" birthday and it certainly didn't fail to impress. Adrian was so knowledgable and informative and throughout the half day session we saw and my husband flew numerous birds as well as learning about the breeding programme and how the birds are trained. Even if you go as a spectator... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Had a great half day 'Meet The Birds' session with Phoenix Falconry. Adrian was very knowledgeable and engaging. I would certainly recommend this to anyone interested in birds of prey. Only gripe is the fact that we never attended the 'introductory course' that people are advised to go on before attending the 'Meet the Birds' session. Adrian was quick to... More

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