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Cheshire Falconry

Address: Blakemere Craft Center, Northwich CW8 2EB, England
Phone Number: 01606 882223
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Northwich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
1 review
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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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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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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Wales uk
3 reviews 3 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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
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105 reviews 105 reviews
34 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 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
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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