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Cheshire Falconry

Blakemere Craft Center, Northwich CW8 2EB, England
01606 882223
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Northwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The star of the show is Rob, the birds are just feathered assistants used to illustrate his brilliant educational and hugely entertaining monologue. This was our second visit. Having had an excellent time on the “Meet the birds” morning my wife and I wondered if the “Eagle Experience” could maintain the standard. Well, Lucy and Rob excelled themselves. It’s an... More

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Wales uk
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was booked for me as a surprise. The staff were very helpful and friendly and obviously enjoyed their work and were extremely knowledgable. We were lucky the morning we visited as we were the only ones booked in. We were allowed as much time as we wanted looking at the birds in the cages and it was explained to... More

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I recently visited the falconry center at Blakemere. We only visited the birds in the cages so I cannot comment on the flying experience. The aviary was like a Gulag for birds! I found it deeply upsetting as did my daughter. The birds were existing in almost bear enclosures with almost no enrichment. There was a member of staff cleaning... More

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Steve B, Owner at Cheshire Falconry, responded to this review

Hi, in response to your comments , our aviary collection of birds of prey are maintained to the best possible standard .I dispute with you the statement you made .Our birds breed and produce healthy offspring in the aviaries . I feel you should have spoken to a member of staff ,who would have explained why birds of prey are... More

Crewe, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Absolutely fantastic time. Sorry can't remember the gentleman that led the session but called all the women Jane and made up names for the men. Had the big hat. However, he was knowledgeable and kept us all amused. Well worth the day out. One of the best experiences of my life. Keep up the good work. Would recommend it to... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Had a fantastic time here yesterday with my husband and brother in law.My late sister in law bought it as a Christmas gift,she sadly past away in May so the day was a bit emotional for us.We were welcomed and made to feel comfortable the moment we stepped through the doors.Ron (oops sorry ) Rob was absolutely brilliant his knowledge... More

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We visited here today, part of a Meet The Birds three hour visit. It was a birthday treat for my friend, we travelled a long way, leaving at 7.30 a.m. It was excellent, and highly recommended. I did mention to Lucy that it was my friends birthday, hoping she would wish her a Happy Birthday, but sadly it didn't happen.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I visited here on the owl experience half day, bought as a present for my birthday and I cannot speak highly enough of the experience. Lucy was a wonderful teacher, her passion for the owls was lovely and she had such great knowledge that she shared with us answering any questions the group had. I got to fly 5 different... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

To all at Cheshire Falconry thank you so much for a fantastic family day out. Your enthusiasm, knowledge and passion is second to none. As we went with a mix of young children and teenagers all were thrilled with the educational, hands on experience of the beautiful, well cared for birds. All staff were friendly, accommodating and helpful throughout the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Bought the full day experience for my Dad and I went too. Had a brilliant day. Both the guides were polite, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Would recommend that you book the walk on the wild side during term time so the birds aren't distracted by noisy children having fun. Well worth the money and got some great pictures of my Dad... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I purchased 4 vouchers in January for a birthday gift, we called to book in May and was informed there was no space to book! (Why sell so many vouchers dated for 6 mths if you can't accommodate them) after informing the manager I would like a refund then as it was not our fault they had over sold he... More

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