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Shieldaig Falconry

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Private falconry and archery experiences . Come and fly our beautiful birds of prey to your gloved hand, or test your skills at archery in the stunning grounds of shieldaig lodge hotel
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Shieldaig Lodge, Gairloch IV21 2AN, Scotland
+44 1445 741738
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shieldaig accommodated us lasts minute and were completely professional and fun. We learned a lot and really loved it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Wardfamtrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ian began by showing us the birds and talking in general about their characteristics. He quickly gave us a glove and took us to the front lawn with a gargantuan owl. The owl swooped into our gloved hand and let us stroke him. Ian anwered...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank marthashome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the owl experience but our instructor talked us through the raptors too and was really knowledgeable and full of interesting facts. We met Flash and Jeannie, a European Eagle Owl and a barn owl. Jeannie in particular was a real character! Our instructor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank palemerk
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

We did the raptor experience and can’t recommend it enough. Ian the falconer gave a great introduction, we were able to see all the raptors they have here and to learn about them, as well as the owls, then we each were able to experience...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank pglum
Reviewed July 22, 2019

This was a wonderful experience, done with your private group. Our falconer was delightful to work with. She showed us all the birds and talked about each one. We were able to select two to work with. She explained how to handle the bird -...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mfulton1967
Reviewed July 2, 2019

AMAZING AWESOME & SOMETHING ELSE This is a real must! Staying at the Shieldaig lodge we noticed that they were presenting this opportunity! The birds are amazing and the guide, georgie, is excently at presenting them and her love and enthusiasm for the what she...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Alastair M
Reviewed May 26, 2019

The falconry is a very intriguing part of The Lodge. the birds looked in excellent condition and obviously thrive in the environment, which is great to see. The history of the falconry and the description of each bird was thorough and fascinating.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed May 24, 2019

I booked this as a surprise birthday gift for my husband's big birthday - and he was totally blown away by it! A wonderful and unique activity during our stay at Shieldaig Lodge with many lovely memories captured on video! Kylie (who was his guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank wanderl_st
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Did the hour with the owls and had a wonderful time! Ian was friendly and knowledgeable. This was a great experience that I would highly recommend. The owls were also very friendly!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my raptor experience at Shieldage Falconry. The introduction to the different birds by Gareth the falconer was both interesting and entertaining learning about their different characters! Walking up into the hills with Isabella the Harris hawk flying to and from my glove...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gail W
June 4, 2017|
Response from Gareth-Kent |
The price for the family hour is £180 for 4 people. It's an extra £30 per person. This is a completely private experience for the family. The raptor experience is £45 per person for 45 minutes The mixed hour/owl hour is... More