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Battlefield Falconry Centre

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Address: Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, England
Phone Number: 01939 210204
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Amazing experience

I had booked the hawk walk as something different to do as a birthday surprise. The experience was amazing, and made even better by the welcoming staff. Mark, who took us on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I had booked the hawk walk as something different to do as a birthday surprise. The experience was amazing, and made even better by the welcoming staff. Mark, who took us on the walk has huge enthusiasm for the job and you can tell he loves it. We were able to handle the bird ourselves throughout the walk and it... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have been going to Battlefield Falconry Centre since it was first set up and I have to say that it realy is a brilliant experience,there is always something new and fresh happening and the staff themselves are an absolute credit to Mark and the ethos he has built up here.Charley and I had a great time with Tori who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

You see fantastic Hawks, Falcons and beautiful owls closer than you'll ever see them anywhere else. You'll also see them flying and coming to land on your gloved hand. What made this visit one to remember was the knowledge, passion and open friendliness of the tour leader, Mark. The icing on the cake? The three mad dogs, one of which... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Myself and partner both enjoyed our visit to the centre completely.Had a wonderful time flying the hawk and seeing and holding various owls. The hawk walk was thoroughly enjoyable. Mark kept the group entertained from the first minute to the last with his skill,knowledge and wonderful sense of humour. In a nutshell it was a fantastic experience, which I would... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have visited today and had the opportunity to fly a Harris halk. Really enjoyed the walk around with Mark, the dogs and the halk. We then went back to the centre and met a number of owls. Mark and the team were very friendly and know their stuff. I have learned so much. The centre is well worth a... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

we would recommend this experience for any one who would like to handle and learn about hunting birds. This was excellent value and something completely different for older parents when you are struggling to purchase something they don't already have. We have learned so much about a variety of birds and how they are used to hunt. A super morning... More 

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Telford, Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I purchased the Bird of Prey Experience for my partner as a Xmas pressie and without a doubt its probably his favourite gift. The Falconry Centre is located just north of the historic town of Shrewsbury on the A49 Whitchurch road, look for the cream coloured sign and follow the arrows. The centre is open from 10.00 am till 4.00pm... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What an amazing couple of hours this was. From the moment Mark introduced himself he kept the group entertained, informed and involved. The whole experience is one of those occasions where you are left wondering where the time went. No doubt about the fact that we will be back. (If only so Lyndsey can renew her aquaintance with Maddy) That's... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Such a wonderful experience! The hawk walk was amazing and it really shows the skill and precision of the Harris Hawk in action. Handling the other birds such as the Barn Owl afterwards too and seeing them close up was breathtaking and it's clear from everyone there that these birds are cared for by people who clearly know what they're... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was a fantastic morning spent in the Shropshire Countryside. We spent an hour walking and flying Bud the Harris Hawk. The handler Mark was very knowledgeable and set up some fantastic shots for the budding photographers in our group. After the walk we spent sometime learning about the different birds and had a chance to hold a Barn Owl... More 

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Additional Information about Battlefield Falconry Centre

Address: Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, England
Phone Number: 01939 210204
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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