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The Falconry School

#1 of 3 Classes & Workshops in Gloucester Features Animals
Hardwicke, Gloucester GL2 3SQ, England
+44 1452 723314
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Simple yet an Incredible experience

Conditions were questionable up above in this summer washout. Purchased for my 21st as a birthday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex H
via mobile
Exceeded all my expectations

My sister bought me a falconry experience with the Falconry School on Groupon, but we would not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eleanor T
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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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The Falconry School is a small and intimate establishment dedicated to giving the client the opportunity to learn about falconry and to experience of handling and flying exciting birds of prey. These raptors can include owls, hawks, falcons and eagles.Although The Falconry School is not open to casual visitors, days and half days can be booked easily and often at short notice if necessary.
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Hardwicke, Gloucester GL2 3SQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Conditions were questionable up above in this summer washout. Purchased for my 21st as a birthday gift this whole experience didn't disappoint. Directions to site were clear however a sign from the main road would be helpful. We flew a variety of different birds getting...More

Thank Alex H
BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Regarding the lack of a sign on the road, as we are up a track with no room to pass, a sign would tend to attract passers by and we feel we would end up in chaos. Of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister bought me a falconry experience with the Falconry School on Groupon, but we would not have been disappointed to have paid full price. Extremely knowledgable staff/keepers, beautiful birds all well cared for and a picturesque location. We were emailed advice a day or...More

Thank Eleanor T
BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Eleanor. I'm glad you enjoyed it so much and we were very pleased to have you both there, for reasons previously discussed!

Reviewed July 15, 2017

Ben and his team entertained two groups of budding photographers from FODCC on separate nights in June and July. We were made to feel very welcome and work with the handlers to get the sort of evening that would best allow us to get static...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

I went with a group of friends from a camera club to a special photographers evening. It's very well run and they are very knowledgeable. We saw and were able to photograph many birds of prey and the staff were more than willing to respond...More

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BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2017

Great that you enjoyed it so much. I hope you got some fantastic shots!

Reviewed March 27, 2017

This booking was a Christmas present and was an amazing experience. Led by a charismatic tutor and supported by a group of real enthusiasts .

Thank Alec O
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Spent a brilliant afternoon at the Falconry school with Ben, Cain, James, Livvy and another gentleman sorry didn't catch your name. Everyone was so friendly and funny. Being a novice I found out so much about the birds and it was an absolute privilege to...More

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BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2017

We're glad you enjoyed it so much and hope to see you and your friends again sometime. The missing name is John, our head falconer. He's probably the funniest of us all!

Reviewed March 13, 2017

We went as an experience day with my dad as well as my mum and girlfriend who came as spectators. we all had a fantastic time and couldn't recommend the place more. Passionate, knowledgable and engaging staff, a variety of very well kept and amazing...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had a cracking afternoon at the Falconry School, firstly learning about the falcons, hawks and owls they have there and then flying some of these birds to a gloved hand. These included a Harris hawk, an American kestrel, a Barn Owl and a Gosshawk,...More

Thank cassiem54
BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Many thanks for your feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the time here so much.

Reviewed September 24, 2016

We went to the falconry school today as I had bought the half day experience for my mums birthday. I took my little girl too, megan who is 8. The staff were so friendly and really accommodating and really involved everyone, including me who had...More

Thank Caz N
BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2016

Very glad you enjoyed it so much!

Reviewed August 17, 2016

This was a birthday present for my partner. John made us very welcome from the start. He showed us all the birds, their individual stories and Adrian was shown how to weigh the birds and their feed before lunch. After lunch we watched Ben train...More

Thank Amanda G
BenFalconrySchool, Owner at The Falconry School, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

Many thanks for the great review. Hope to see you again sometime.

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