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North East Falconry Centre

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Address: Broadland, Cairnie | Huntly (road linking A920 to A96), Aberdeen AB54 4UU, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1466 760328
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Great show!

Drove up to here from Aberdeen. Cost £20.50 to get in for 2 adults and 1 child. The centre is pretty big but for visitors you only get to see a little of it. Plenty of birds to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Danny S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend the north east falconry centre to anyone who likes animals. The birds are kept on a very short leash and frightened baby birds are forced to be pet by kids. That is not the way I expect animals to be treated. If you want to see owls and falcons better catch a show at the Dunrobin Castle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove up to here from Aberdeen. Cost £20.50 to get in for 2 adults and 1 child. The centre is pretty big but for visitors you only get to see a little of it. Plenty of birds to see as you walk around and some amazing impressive birds. You have to see a show when you go otherwise you won't... More 

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Thank Danny S
Terrassa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trainer was excellent. The kids enjoyed so much the exhibition. I highly recommend it. There are different kind of birds all of them nicely trained and in excellent conditions.

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Thank Quim2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We went there as a family to experience falconry up close. There are different programs available from 3 hour in depth coaching and learning about the different types of birds, etc... and then they also have a quick introduction to falconry. Our oldest son did the 3 hour course and we did the introduction. Lot of fun to experience and... More 

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Thank Maxime D
Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The North East Falconry Centre is a great place to visit either as a couple, with a family or even on your own. You pay an entrance fee which goes towards the upkeep of the birds of prey at the centre. There are display's which you can get involved in, for example having a Falcon land on your gloved hand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

There are lots of different birds for the children to see and they put on shows during the day so they children can see the birds fly.

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Thank Hazel H
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I was here with my family on a Sunday, expecting the place to be hopping as the holiday season in Scotland has started. Instead we had the place almost ourselves, and were lucky enough to hold a couple of the different birds. The staff were knowledgeable and shared what they could with us and there was room to ask lots... More 

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Thank Birgit H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went there on a Sunday and it was just my wife and another 2 people. Had lots of fun as we were in a pen with a deer roaming among us who was very friendly, Bob, and took some lovely photos with him. Then we were allowed to hold 4 different birds and walk around with them. lovely expereince and... More 

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Thank James R
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My partner and I visited the falconry centre at 10:30am on a Friday and we were the only people there, apart from a couple having a falconry lesson. Despite us being on our own, the staff gave us a brilliant display and it was basically having a 1-to-1 lesson as well! We both 'held' an owl and a falcon and... More 

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Insch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

I took my children to see the birds. They loved the demonstration and were over the moon when they got to hold them. A unique experience would highly recommend.

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