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West of England Falconry

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Address: | 5 Tucking Mill Cottages, Bath BA2 7DB, England
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+44 1225 835123
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Falconry Experiences are by appointment only as we are not open to the...

Falconry Experiences are by appointment only as we are not open to the public. Please book your experience in advance. Visit our website or phone us for more information. Thank you.

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Day out with my Granddaughter

A wonderful day out with my granddaughter. We spent two hours with our guides and they really looked after us and ensured that we had a unique experience. We felt at ease with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2016
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Bath, United Kingdom

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Bath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A wonderful day out with my granddaughter. We spent two hours with our guides and they really looked after us and ensured that we had a unique experience. We felt at ease with nature and the surrounding wildlife in this beautiful spot. I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who would like to try something completely different. I won't ever... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Robin. Im glad you enjoyed your visit and even more glad we convinced your granddaughter to have a go. Hopefully we will see you again sometime. More 

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely outdoor experience with Jay and Jake. Enjoyed my first hawk walk! It was great learning about the bird and getting up close to such a beautiful bird. Would reccomend this experience to others!

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Hi Rosana. Thank for giving us a glowing review. It was good to see you and your Mom and we're glad you had a good time. Come and visit us again next time you're this way. More 

Knysna, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you are a bird lover and would like to get up close and personal to Hawks this is the place for you. You won't be overwhelmed with different types of birds but what you will get is a hands on experience with Jay Marshall and his Harris Hawks, handling, then feeding them and learning about them and to walk... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you taking the time to give us a review. As you rightly said, we don't have a great variety of birds down here as we are not a centre open to the public. Our speciality is the experience you have flying a hawk to your glove, which you obviously enjoyed. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

My hubby treated me to a visit for my birthday present and it was a fantastic experience. Jay is a brilliant host and his enthusiasm is infectious. We had the pleasure of meeting Charlie for our Hawk Walk who is a cheeky and entertaining character. It was an absolute honour to see such an amazing creature up close and to... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. Charlie is a bit of a handful sometimes but we wouldn't change him for the world. I'm glad you enjoyed your Birthday and look forward to seeing you again soon we hope. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited last year and had a fantastic experience. We had such a good time we made a point to return this year (we are from the US). We brought our children this time (age 7 and 4). While I would say this is not a good activity for most small children (ours are very brave and... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for giving us a great review and I apologize for the delay in responding. I remember your kids and they were very well behaved and brave to have a hawk flying to them. Please visit us again if you come to the UK again. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This has to be the best day out I have ever had! Jay, Jake & Alissia were very welcoming from the start and by the end it felt as though we'd been visiting old friends. The birds are beautiful and very well cared for, you get know them and their different personalities which gives you quite a giggle. you can... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leaving us such a nice review. It was a lovely day and you guys took to it so well. Welcome anytime. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

My wife and I went along as part of our wedding anniversary. We loved the unassuming nature of the place, the knowledge of birds was fascinating. When we flew them, it was so exciting and one flew from my wife's hand over to mine some 50m away...al captured on a video taken by Naomi the volunteer who is learning the... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Thanks for coming down to see us and the birds. We're looking forward to meeting the nieces and nephews next time you come down. Great fun for all the family. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I had a wonderful experience with Jay and Mogwai on the Hawk Walk. It was a beautiful day & well worth the trip out from Bath. Jay gives clear instructions and makes the experience even better. The local area is lovely and Jay recommended an excellent pub. I cannot recommend this highly enough & it was outstanding value for the... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

It was nice to meet you Jocelyn. Thank you for taking the time out to see us all and for leaving a very kind review. Glad you enjoyed the pub recommendation too. More 

Bath, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I got given a voucher for a hawk walk for two as a birthday present and booked a Sunday in May. We both had a lovely time, it was our first experience with Hawks and they're fascinating! Their senses are amazing & they make such interesting noises.... A lovely way to spend time & I'de love to do it again.

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1 Thank Laura D
WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you for your review. The little noises they make are pretty cute to be fair, and what could be better than flying a bird of prey in a lovely spot.. Thanks again. More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The hawk walk was a Christmas gift from our daughter and turned out to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience. We had the opportunity to work with two Hawks one of which was being trained. We were given clear instructions and walked though a wood before flying the birds in a nearby field. The birds were fed small pieces of chicks... More 

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WoEF2011, Owner at West of England Falconry, responded to this review

Thank you for such a detailed Julie. The hawks do have a tendency to go off for little trips this time of the year, but good to see them in a natural environment. Glad you enjoyed the experience. More 

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