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Cheshire Falconry

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Address: Blakemere Craft Center, Northwich CW8 2EB, England
Phone Number: 01606 882223
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Interesting day out

Me and my partner came here for something different as I used to come with my parents when I was younger for a day out (I am now 24) the birds of prey was £3 each to get in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Gracie M
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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English first
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner came here for something different as I used to come with my parents when I was younger for a day out (I am now 24) the birds of prey was £3 each to get in (adult) although small, the birds are very interesting to see and you can see they are well looked after. Sadly there... More 

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Wirral
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Took Hubby there for the 3 hour meet the birds experience. Wow beautiful birds of prey in a lovely setting. Our guide Alice was very knowledgeable and friendly and had a great connection with the birds. You could tell she really cared and loved these beautiful feathered friends. There is also many craft and other shops on site along with... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Visited on a Sunday afternoon, the centre was quiet, only a couple of people were visiting. When we arrived it was about half 12. There was a sign up saying there was a flying display at 1pm at an additional cost of £3. We decided just to pay the £3 entrance fee rather than waiting to see the display and... More 

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cheshire
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120 reviews 120 reviews
34 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I took part in a 3 hour bird handling session and had a wonderful time. The falconry expert was just that, very knowledgeable and made you feel very comfortable about flying the birds from the outset. Within the 3 hours there was a short introductory talk about what to expect and how to approach the experience, flying to the glove... More 

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Staffordshire
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95 reviews 95 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went as a group of about 12 and combined this with segway. The whole experience was truly exceptional. The falconry experience was simply outstanding. The two guides were fantastically interesting and they had a great raport to go along with great knowledge and humour. (Lucy was hilarious) We flew two owls and a Harris Hawk, all totally different characters.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Did Walk on The Wildside. Was absolutly brilliant! Lucy was so knowledgeable about the all the birds and the woods. Beautiful woods and birds were brilliant. Not so well behaved but that added to the fun. Much better than I thought, I'd you are in area book an experience!

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was my first visit, and I will be returning. The staff were really helpful, courteous and knowledgeable. The lady who was our falconry experience 'guide' was completing a Masters degree in Zoology and had been a volunteer at Cheshire Falconry for over 3 years - anything you needed / wanted to know was explained/answered simply, clearly and with good... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I visited the falconry on a weekday and paid £3 to get in. The only thing to do there was look at some birds over a fence, no one offered to let me hold one or even tell me anything about them. The pet shop a few doors down is more entertaining and it's free!

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Cheshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A remarkable experience coming face to face with some beautiful birds. You not only get to handle these magnificent birds of prey but have the whole experience enriched with some very knowledgable falconers who take great care of the birds on display. You manage to come face to face with hawks, owls and if you are lucky on the day... More 

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Chester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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