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Address: at Auchen Castle Hotel, Beattock, Scotland
Phone Number: 01683300407
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A must for animal lovers

We booked a "Falconry Experience" following our wedding at Auchen Castle, and had an amazing time flying three owl species (packages with other raptors are also available). We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked a "Falconry Experience" following our wedding at Auchen Castle, and had an amazing time flying three owl species (packages with other raptors are also available). We were amazed at how light the birds were when they alighted on our outstretched gloved arms ... so much of their apparent bulk is those fluffy, noise-cancelling feathers that make them such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The Harris' hawk Flash was a show stealer though my granddaughter loved Bandit the owl best maybe because she was allowed to handle him.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

i was staying at a family wedding at the fantastic Auchen castle, when i discovered that the castle has a falconry centre on site, which i duly booked as i have never done this before, the experience to see such majestic birds flying and swooping as if to catch their prey was wonderful. i would recomend this experience to everyone,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

At a family wedding.To our surprise the owl fetched the wedding rings, it was lovely they also gave a falconry display at the wedding in the gardens .Good to watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

When traveling to the UK, my wife I like to stay one night in a castle. We chose Auchen Castle because it also had the Falconry. Despite several attempts to contact the Falconry on the website we got no response. We later discovered that the Falconry is a separate business from the Castle itself though it is located on the... More 

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Address: at Auchen Castle Hotel, Beattock, Scotland
Phone Number: 01683300407
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dumfries and Galloway  >  Beattock

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