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East Sussex Falconry

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Best wedding present

We got a half-day falconry experience as a wedding gift. We loved every minute of it! Gerard and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
G G
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
I took my dad as a thank you present.

Had the most amazing day. It was exciting and fascinating in equal measures. Would do it again like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Connector595074
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We got a half-day falconry experience as a wedding gift. We loved every minute of it! Gerard and Adam are passionate about what they do, they are very knowledgeable and made the experience exceptional. The birds are stunning, nothing compares to having a bird of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G G
445gerards, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review, very kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your Wedding Gift - A fabulous present idea! Please do come and visit us again sometime!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing day. It was exciting and fascinating in equal measures. Would do it again like a shot.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Connector595074
445gerards, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review! Please do come back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful morning with Gerard and his raptors. Up close, hands on, and immersive. You can’t have a better experience than walking on the castle grounds and in the forest with these amazing birds.

Date of experience: November 2018
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445gerards, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! - Yes, the Castle and Grounds are beautiful and a perfect place to watch our team. Please do visit us again!

Reviewed 31 October 2018

I have had several other falconry experiences but this was by far the best. I wish to echo all the other reports that this experience is as good as it gets. Just fantastic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve G
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This has to be one of the best experiences my husband and I have participated in and from the minute we were greeted by Gerard to the minute we left we were amazed not only at the skill and knowledge he had about the birds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Wow!! Thank you for such a lovely review. So happy to hear you both enjoyed your time with our team! Bramble is certainly a little cutie! Please do come back and visit us all again!

Reviewed 25 October 2018

What a great morning! A birthday present to my husband as he has always had an interest in birds of prey. The weather was perfect, dry and sunny which was a bit of luck for October. Gerrard had great knowledge, enthusiasm and passion for these...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Superb day out with all the birds (full day experience). Hands on straight away and amazing to see them in their natural environment. Gerard was very knowledgeable and passionate about his trade and all the birds. What a great job to have! Stunning setting at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Duncan F
Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Fabulous! So glad you enjoyed your experience and thank you for your lovely review Duncan. Yes, we are blessed to be able to call our passion ' work '. Hopefully, we will see you again in the future.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

My wife and I were given this experience as a gift and had some apprehension about getting up close with these large birds. We need not have worried. We had a superb day with Gerrard and Adam who were knowledgeable and engaging throughout. The stars...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

So happy you both enjoyed your experience and your apprehension was soon put to rest. Thank you for your lovely words and we hope to see you both again in the future.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was one of the best things we did on our recent trip throughout the UK! A definite highlight. It was incredible to "walk the hawk" and see all the amazing "super powers" of these incredible birds. The owl was the cutest thing ever -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you! - So happy to hear you and your mother enjoyed your experience! A lovely review x

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent visit recommend to anyone, all ages. Gerrard the main man is very knowledgeable and informative but most of all interesting. Just being close to these birds of prey is probably enough, but to walk through woodland in their environment is outstanding. A must on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Gerard S, Owner at East Sussex Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review. So happy you enjoyed your experience.

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Monie1988
5 September 2018|
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Response from 445gerards | Property representative |
There is a cafe open at certain times of the year. But we recommend a pack lunch, where we can continue the day together, we provide tea, coffee and water, look forward to seeing you both soon.
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A. G
1 August 2017|
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Response from Graham G | Reviewed this property |
There is no waiting time you can book to visit Gerard and his birds straight away. The only delay will be if the day you have chosen is fully booked. Get booking and enjoy a great day out.
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Rosie W
4 April 2017|
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Response from 445gerards | Property representative |
He would be very welcome, I recommend with an adult just so someone can take some great pics and vids. Kind regards Gerard
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