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Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fantastic Hawk Walk Experience

Totally loved this experience and it far exceeded my expectations. Anything I write just won't do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Wonderful gift.Sadie is amazing and made our expeience wonderful

We were gifted a family experience, it was truly wonderful. We loved every moment and would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vanessa B
London, United Kingdom
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Falconry centre showcasing wonderful British birds of prey including Barn Owls and Peregrine Falcons. Bird of Prey handling experiences, photography sessions, school talks, group visits, care therapy and weekend public talks.
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Bath Road | Ladds Garden Village, Reading RG10 9SB, England
+44 7812 171709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally loved this experience and it far exceeded my expectations. Anything I write just won't do it justice. The hawk was incredible - a real personality and it was amazing to be able to handle him out in the countryside. But what really made the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were gifted a family experience, it was truly wonderful. We loved every moment and would recomend to anyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a brilliant time here.You get to observe and even handle these beautiful birds of prey up close. We have been to a few other similar experiences and this centre is right up there. Amazing to see the flight of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jasminemint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I received a half day experience as a birthday present and it exceeded my expectations. The owner is clearly passionate about her birds and provided tons of interesting facts and stories as we took turns holding 6 different species of bird. Really memorable and highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HethW
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a great afternoon out and very educational, can’t recomend it enough. You get involved in the flying of the birds, so well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lita H
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Spent a fabulous 2 hours with Sadie on Friday taking part in family falconry experience. We all got to meet several of her feathered friends...eagle owl...buzzard...falcon and watched then in flight and taking food from your gloved hand. Sadie was great guide, amazing knowledge, enthusiasm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debbieingledew
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve returned home to Gloucestershire after a truly magical afternoon with Olivia, Bertie, Bille-Jean, Mouse & Rossi! We went as a family party of 8, the you gest being 10 and the oldest being 72 (shhhhh, don’t tell anyone) with teenagers in tow to boot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SWH1980
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We visited in September for a half day falconry session given as a present. The groups are normally small (usually 6 I believe), but we were incredibly lucky and there were only 2 of us booked that day. Even with a full group there would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire S
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I attended as a spectator with my sister who was given the experience as a gift, and to be honest I had very little interest in the whole thing beforehand. However I ended up having a fantastic time. Sadie was brilliant with the group and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Isabelle H
FeathersandFur, Owner at Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Ahhh thank you for your great words, I'm glad you had a good time. I decided after all the running that day that I really need to get fitter to beat the buzzard!!! (New fit ness class idea??) xxxx

Reviewed 30 September 2018

My son enjoyed his visit with the school but neither at the centre nor on the website is there any explanation of the ethics/purpose of this centre. Is it a profit making business? Where are the birds from? Are they rescue birds? Or are they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FeathersandFur, Owner at Feathers and Fur Falconry Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hello, firstly I am super glad that your son had a nice time when he came to fly the birds, and here I feel is the crux of your questions and my answers. Your son attended a session where our sole aim is to teach...More

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27 July 2017|
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Response from FeathersandFur | Property representative |
Our centre is free to visit and is open Tuesday's to Sunday's x