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Rosliston Forestry Centre

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Great place for a walk in the National Forest

We spent an hour walking here one afternoon. All the paths were hard surface so suitable for all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lucky13s
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Incredible bird experience - will definatley be returning again

I bought this falconry experience for my husband for his Christmas present December 2017. However... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ZaZa210684
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Rosliston Forestry Centre Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent an hour walking here one afternoon. All the paths were hard surface so suitable for all weathers. A variety of things to look at. I particularly like the tree trail and the bit by the lake. As this was in term time the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought this falconry experience for my husband for his Christmas present December 2017. However, it wasn't until 29th July 2018 that he actually got the chance to attend. Although I was a bystander, I still felt very much involved in the experience. There is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always the walk was brilliant but when you get to the cafe it’s always over priced. I think we will have a picnic next time

Thank sash k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took Grandson for picnic and bike ride which we have done before. However on this occasion our overall experience was 'average' at best because parts of the centre seem very 'jaded' eg crazy golf area. Furthermore, the falconry area was a real mess and shut...More

Thank chelsea098
Rosliston, Review Respondant at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, I am pleased to let you know the crazy golf area is in developments to be improved. Regarding the falconry, this has been the case for the past couple of years. If you'd like to see the birds, there are experiences you can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day here with my children who had the best time playing in the big wooden owl and the adventure park. Enjoyed the freedom of running through the trees and walking through the grounds. Parking absolute bargain at £3 for the whole day. Took...More

Thank jmh819
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought of groupon as my hubby is bird obsessed I was a spectator as I don't like things flapping around me but I have too say it's nothing like that it's a well controlled fully informed 3 hour session loved Alice and her dad...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area for a stroll, walk the dogs and the kids and great scenery! The kids keep busy playing Pokemon go on their phones as there are regular gyms and pokestops they say. A great couple of hours for the family. They also have a...More

Thank dw217
Rosliston, Guest Relations Manager at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2018

My neice did a falconry experience, absolutely wonderful. Dad and daughter were very experienced with the birds of prey and information they gave was brilliant. The forestry centre sits in beautiful grounds and there are plenty of walks, can take dogs, things for children to...More

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It's a long time since I went but I enjoyed it. Lots for the family, some lovely walks take as much time as you want all lead back to the restaurant.. If you do not want to eat at the restaurant there are two pubs...More

Thank janwoollett
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lovely walks and great play area for the kids. Also have lots of activities over holidays and wknds, our kids loved the science discovery event.

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sash k
2 September 2018|
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Response from Kirsty W | Reviewed this property |
i suppose you could if you were staying in there cabin lodges on site but there have a cafe on site for visitors for the day.
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Rod M
3 August 2018|
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Response from Rosliston | Property representative |
Yes mobility scooters are available for use. Please call 01283 563483 for further information.
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Jeb81
22 April 2018|
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Response from Grrzzz | Reviewed this property |
They don't have assigned spaces but you'll find there is plenty of parking space
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