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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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Brilliant, almost FREE afternoon out

As a family with five kids, we are always on the look out for good value days out. This was great. There were plenty of things to look at. There was archery and a ball pit and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Sarah R
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English first
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

As a family with five kids, we are always on the look out for good value days out. This was great. There were plenty of things to look at. There was archery and a ball pit and bird handling on offer for a small charge and a fab park. Our youngest is 18 months and eldest is 10 and all... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very relaxing day an adventure play ground to please the excited kids followed by a leisurely walk around the pools find the willow house stop off at the nature/bird hide out check out the Hawks back for a cup of tea then......there's lots of things to do or if you just want to walk there's a map guide

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I booked a falconry experience for my partners birthday as he likes birds of prey and just wow.... The bird handlers were informative and friendly the entire experience was amazing and even with it pouring with rain we still got to handle an eagle!!! We have done a few falconry experience days and I have to say this is the... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Just completed a visit to Falconry Experiences based at Rosliston near Swadlincote. Despite the wet weather I had a fantastic time. We started with a quick talk on how to handle the birds. We then lined up and were given gauntlets to handle the birds. Then the first bird, a Barn Owl which once perched on the gauntlet we could... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Evening Owl flying experience is highly recommended. Relaxed atmosphere, entertaining falconers who gave clear information and the birds were very well behaved. The best falconry flying event I have been on in ages.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great walks, facilities. Car park charges are for 1 hour or for a whole day. There is also a cycle hire centre, café, craft shop. There is also a falconry experience on a pre bookable basis only. There are even lodges to hire for a holiday break. Only 15 min drive to Swadlincote and 30 min drive to Burton -on-... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited here for second time today. This is great for children and can be cheap day out. £3 parking charge all day but you can take your own picnic and it has a large play area for all ages of children. Soft play indoor area is charged extra. Provides high chairs in cafe although food and drinks here are expensive.... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good parking for a small fee,peace walks.play areas for the kids with snacks and ices.various activities through out the year.

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Nottingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Never realised that buying a Groupon voucher made you less important. Manager who gave initial briefing was more interested in pimping out the facilities. A half day falconry experience consisted of queuing with the 24 other people and having a bird hop between borrowed gloves. The instructor doesn't deserved a poor rating as he was very informative and would very... More 

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uk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Too many people (> 30) meant that this was a very disappointing experience. We sat round a barn and the owls were passed from one person to another and this took even longer because people wanted to take numerous photographs. IMHO the person in charge was too tolerant of the time taken for this and didn't move things on. There... More 

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Address: Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
Phone Number: 01283 563483
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Swadlincote

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