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The Hawking Centre

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Doddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington ME9 0BB, England
+44 1795 473680
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Brilliant day - a long held wish fulfilled

My day at The Hawking Centre was absolutely wonderful. I had the VIP full day Experience and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canberra, Australia
Amazing day, perfect gift.

This was a VIP solo day with me as a guest. Not cheap but brilliant value for money. The group day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Romola D
North East england
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Doddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington ME9 0BB, England
+44 1795 473680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My day at The Hawking Centre was absolutely wonderful. I had the VIP full day Experience and cannot recommend it highly enough. My falconer was Megan who expertly led me through flying some 6 birds from a wee English Barn Owl to a gorgeous Chilean...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a VIP solo day with me as a guest. Not cheap but brilliant value for money. The group day looked fantastic as well, so book the day that suits your budget, it is well worth it. Lunch was a delicious ploughman's with bucks...More

Thank Romola D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I visited Ashdown Park on 29th July and we are still talking about the experience now. Such an informative, enjoyable morning. Both Jules and Jackie (?) were thoroughly professional and it was a joy to see how much they both cared about...More

Thank Fussyminx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Big Four experience and were not disappointed. Amazing birds & incredibly knowledgeable & passionate staff. It was a great day out & would absolutely book again!

Thank Leanne512
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the half day experience for my son and joined as spectator to take the pictures. We were both very excited upfront and our expectations were completely fullfilled.

Thank chrgeelen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an absolute fab time with Ellie and got to fly 2 owls and a hawk and we could have also flown a vulture but our 3 year old was starting to flag. All 3 of us got to fly the birds around the stunning...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was given a voucher for 'The Big Four' at Doddington Gardens which meant I got to go hawking with birds such as Hawks, Owls, Vultures, Eagles & more. It was AMAZING!!!!! Jules, our handler for the day, was so knowledgeable & friendly she absolutely...More

Thank Kellie J
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Visited the Centre with my youngest daughter for a falconry experience. I have had many experience days and this one was by far the best. Our guide/expert was Gerald he was so knowlegeble and relaxed with us. If your into wildlife and birds this is...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I attended the hawking centre after receiving two vouchers as gifts. I was given the Falconer For The Day Experience for the whole day and a half day Falconry Experience. Being fro London I did both days one after the other and stayed locally. My...More

Thank Mikey N
Reviewed 4 August 2017

A VIP falconry experience to celebrate my wife's special birthday was fantastic. Expertly guided by our own personal falconer, Paige, we thoroughly enjoyed finding out about a range of birds as well as flying everything from a barn owl to an eagle! With a tasty...More

Thank Stephen P
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David H
18 October 2016|
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Response from Thommo60 | Reviewed this property |
Everyday bar New Years Day as told me by the Falconers They even work on Christmas Day at hotels ????
Karen B
5 July 2016|
Response from tomofboston | Reviewed this property |
There are no entrance fees as such. You pay depending on what you want to do, for example my son and I paid 75GBP each for a half day falconry experience. The website lays it out pretty clearly.
1 April 2016|
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Response from Martin R | Reviewed this property |
Ashdown Park and the Hotel is in Sussex, Donington Place is in Kent. The Hawking Centre is at Donington Place.

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