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Rosliston Forestry Centre

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Address: Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
Phone Number: 01283 563483
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Falconry expierance day.

I was very impressed with my falconry day , particularly the knowledge of our guide (Shane). With a wide variety of birds , all set in a country forest setting. We would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I was very impressed with my falconry day , particularly the knowledge of our guide (Shane). With a wide variety of birds , all set in a country forest setting. We would definitely recommend a visit to this attraction..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My husband booked the golden eagle experience day via Amazon and what a day we had! The beautiful weather helped but it was the magnificent eagles who were the stars of the show with David and James in a supporting and entertaining role. The day began with a lecture and slide show from David who is a leading authority on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

An evening with owls, it was a lovely day and the weather was good. The falconer was a lovely chap, funny and very interesting. The birds were fantastic and very tame, so nice to see them well cared for. It would have been nice to see them flown outside. The other staff, a very knowledgeable young lady and another young... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stunning surroundings, get to play with Birds, sounds great. The truth is - you pay for your bird experience, then you arrive (3 more quid to park), you have to take someone (10 quid to spectate), you hand your voucher to get in in a gift shop and are told to meet the guide in the coffee shop - subtle,... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Excellent day photographing and filming golden eagles in a variety of settings. Suitable for all ability of photographers, lots of specialist equipment is not needed as you get very close to the birds and they are extremely professionally handled. Good cafe on site too for food and hot drinks Would certainly recommend this activity

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have recently enjoyed a wonderful day photographing Eagles at the centre. We were very impressed with the staff, the facilities and the accessibility of the site for the whole family. It is far larger than you think and there is so much to see and do. Children love it, and it is also possible for wheelchair access in many... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This experience is well worth a visit. As it was fairly cold and windy it took place in doors in a large room (In summer it is held outside). We were provided with tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate to make ourselves whilst waiting for the 2hr demonstration to start. Approx 25 people attend each group and everyone gets to handle/stroke and fly 6... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I booked the Eagle Photography Day through Amazon Local and was not disappointed. The Golden Eagles are incredible and the falconers are clearly very knowledgeable and are happy to answer questions. They were very obliging with positioning the birds and this helped to ensure that some amazing photos were taken. It was also an added bonus that we were able... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I wasn't sure just how close you could get. Very close, in fact, but managed to keep clear of the birds' claws. There were about a dozen of us, cameras ready, to take advantage of photographing these magnificent birds of prey in a natural environment (as natural as could be -- for that you need to go to Scotland). The... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Just had a fantastic day with the eagles. Started with a very informative talk with slides which was a good build-up for what was to follow. Loads of opportunities to take photos from every angle, both stationery and in flight, make sure you have plenty of space on your memory card and back up battery life! I took over 700... More 

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