We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: at Auchen Castle Hotel, Beattock, Scotland
Phone Number: 01683300407
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 5 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 5
    Excellent
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A must for animal lovers

We booked a "Falconry Experience" following our wedding at Auchen Castle, and had an amazing time flying three owl species (packages with other raptors are also available). We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
WMarkR
,
Montreal, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

5 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 5: English reviews
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
422 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked a "Falconry Experience" following our wedding at Auchen Castle, and had an amazing time flying three owl species (packages with other raptors are also available). We were amazed at how light the birds were when they alighted on our outstretched gloved arms ... so much of their apparent bulk is those fluffy, noise-cancelling feathers that make them such... More 

Helpful?
Thank WMarkR
cambs
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The Harris' hawk Flash was a show stealer though my granddaughter loved Bandit the owl best maybe because she was allowed to handle him.

Helpful?
2 Thank tezlin
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

i was staying at a family wedding at the fantastic Auchen castle, when i discovered that the castle has a falconry centre on site, which i duly booked as i have never done this before, the experience to see such majestic birds flying and swooping as if to catch their prey was wonderful. i would recomend this experience to everyone,... More 

Helpful?
Thank wrighty147
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

At a family wedding.To our surprise the owl fetched the wedding rings, it was lovely they also gave a falconry display at the wedding in the gardens .Good to watch.

Helpful?
Thank wlm05
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

When traveling to the UK, my wife I like to stay one night in a castle. We chose Auchen Castle because it also had the Falconry. Despite several attempts to contact the Falconry on the website we got no response. We later discovered that the Falconry is a separate business from the Castle itself though it is located on the... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank cpanole

Travelers who viewed The Falconry Centre also viewed

Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
 
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway
 

Been to The Falconry Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Falconry Centre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?