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Dalhousie Castle Falconry

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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We are a small family business with over 45 beautiful birds of prey. Visit our website for information on our flying experiences with the birds. We have experiences for individuals, children, families and groups. Or come and try your hand at archery!
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dalhousie Castle Hotel, Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I purchased a birthday present for my disabled husband who loves birds. I accompanied him on the outing (at no extra cost) and the ladies were fantastic. Before the event, they suggested giving my husband a chair so that he could sit inbetween the bird...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a part time Registrar and i go to many venues carrying out Weddings and i am always amazed when we have the owl ceremony as i watch young bird fly down to the groom's wrist with the Rings Awesome

Date of experience: August 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Robert for your lovely review ! I'm so pleased you enjoy our owls when you are working :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 9 year old son, dear friend and I greatly enjoyed our morning of falconry at the castle. It was the perfect day and the girls there are so knowledable and friendly. My son was nervous as this was his first time but he didn't...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Lynn W
Dalhousiefalconry, Manager at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are so glad you enjoyed your experience! We hope to see you again in the future..

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about our experience here! The lady clearly loves her job and loves her birds, and that makes everything even better. She knows what she's doing. She shared lots of interesting information about various birds, what they eat, how much...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Heather M
Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you heather for such a wonderful review. I am so pleased to hear you had a good time with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Raptor Experience and it was absolutely wonderful. Kylie gave us so much information and she is so passionate about what she does and it shows. We highly recommend as this experience is a once in a lifetime thing and you will truly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daniel was our leader and we had a fantastic time. Daniel educated us (wife, me and 2 teenage sons) on every aspect. He answered every question and knew so much about falconry and more. Truly incredible and a memorable visit. Beautiful creatures...absolutely stunning. We highly,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Esimonini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, and I was not disappointed. An awesome experience!! The birds are amazing. Our guide Kylie was friendly and cunning. I can strongly recommend this

Date of experience: July 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely words...we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an animal lover, I'm pretty particular about doing animal events, and if I do do them, I'm a person who makes sure they are being taken care of. They are definitely well treated and happy birds. I love that they knew their individual personalities...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Gemini S
Reviewed July 15, 2019

I really enjoyed the Ultimate Experience package led by Kylie. She is really awesome with all of the birds and knows her stuff - it was great to learn From a female Falconer and she obviously has a love and passion for her profession and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

We had an extraordinary experience flying both a falcon and an owl during our visit. Kylie and Georgie were wonderful guides. Very fun to have female falconers as they are very rare in the falconry world. The facility was great and we learned so much...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Dalhousiefalconry, Owner at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

Thank you very much for such a lovely review! From the ladies at the falconry ;)

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Deborah K
July 30, 2019|
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Response from 247nancyd | Reviewed this property |
Another thought....we made a day of it. Took an Uber to the Castle, did the falconry. The castle called us a taxi and we traveled another 20 minutes to Rosslyn Chapel (incredible!). We returned to the Castle, had drinks... More
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October 13, 2018|
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
If you search on Dalhousie Castle Falconry you should get the site (TripAdvisor's site doesn't allow me to post the link). If you click on the various tabs at the top you can find the details and prices for each option... More
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mimisora
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that there is any difference in the pricing based on whether or not you are staying at the hotel.
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