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Rosliston Forestry Centre

Address: Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
Phone Number: 01283 563483
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Swadlincote
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Forests, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Too many people were booked in to the falconry experience so we had to spend hours sitting watching other people hold birds. Each customer got to have 5 owls hop on their hand, then a couple of other birds were flown in the barn and just outside. Although the two eagles were magnificent, we were all frozen by then. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Excellent experience. The people were very children friendly and engaging with the children. They stayed in character the whole time. My granddaughter was completely starstruck. Princess anna was particularly good with children. The singalong at the end was enjoyable for all. Coffee and mulled wine very welcome by adults. Thanks to everyone for making the day so special for my... More 

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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My husband, two boys and I visited the Centre on Thursday 8th January for an Evening with Owls. We all thouroughly enjoyed the evening. All of us got to handle, stroke and/or fly various owls, ranging from the tiny pygmy owl to the stunningly beautiful Eagle owls. We had plenty of time to video and photo the experience too. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Kids loved the park although could be improved in my opinion . Nice walks to go on. Not bad for an afternoon out

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derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Found this place to be a little gem. All staff were actually interested in your needs and great customer service. Will be there again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I booked the owl evening experience at Rosliston Forestry Centre. Getting there was a bit of a challenge, so signing could be improved but the 2 hours itself were brilliant. You can have tea or coffee on arrival. The young man talking and handling the owls was really knowledgeable and friendly. We were shown all sizes of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Booked for the owl evening experience it was really good shown pigmy owls through to eagle owl. The staff who showed us the owls where very experienced and knowledgeable. The owls sat on our arms and even flew between us which was a really good experience. Well worth doing the owl evening.

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Chaddesden Derby United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was given an early birthday present by our son and daughter in law of a bird of prey experience at Rosliston Forestry Centre. Unfortunately we were disappointed, there were too many people participating, some of the group who had paid for the handling experience, and some just spectating, the cost to spectate was £10 whilst the handling cost was... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Just got back from a 3 hour Falconry Experience with my husband and we both loved it. Shane was very informative and passionate about the birds, passing on lots of interesting information about each of them. We got to hold an owl, we were allowed to have a hawk fly to us and we had the fantastic opportunity to have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great night with two lovely falconers who were passionate about falconery and the birds. Great and knowledgable, a fun night out for all ages. There were oldies and youngies, and we all had fun

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