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Dalhousie Castle Falconry

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Dalhousie Castle Hotel, Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB, Scotland
+44 1875 825728
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Most amazing experience, recommend 100%. Although the price may initially seem expensive it is... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2014
Stephen M
Inverurie, United Kingdom
Lovely owls

I got to fly an owl and have a little tiny one sit on my arm which I loved. I did struggle with the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2014
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Dalhousie Castle Hotel, Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB, Scotland
+44 1875 825728
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Most amazing experience, recommend 100%. Although the price may initially seem expensive it is definitely worth every penny for such a wonderful experience. Will definitely be back for another visit very soon.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 29 April 2014

I got to fly an owl and have a little tiny one sit on my arm which I loved. I did struggle with the feeding though - not easy if you have a sensitive stomach!

Thank 1987Emma
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Whilst staying at the Dalhousie Castle Hotel, my wife and I booked the two-hour Falconry and Archery experience, and it was an absolute joy from start to finish. The staff were wonderful - very knowledgeable, friendly and fun. We flew the Siberian Eagle Owl &...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2014

After spending a year in Scotland, I finally made my way to Dalhousie to get the experience of working with birds of prey. I did the 5 day intro course, and couldn't be more pleased! The staff was incredibly knowledgeable, and by the end of...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 31 March 2014

This was a surprise present for my parents and they both thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. So much so that 3 days after the event they are still talking about it all the time !!! It really is a magnificent setting for the sessions. The...More

Thank Davie2014
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Nothing to dislike about this the staff were brilliant and very knowledgable. We had our pictures taken with some of the birds including Navajo and Bella who delivered our wedding rings to us in the chapel. A big heartfelt thanks to all and we will...More

Thank 323StuartF
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Lovely to see the different birds, unusual to see so many at such close quarters... maybe a pity to see them tied up though!

Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Julie and her daughter made sure to give us a great experience even with a wedding show to prepare and attend. They were so very nice to us and taught us a lot. I loved the experience and the birds were gorgeous. A special hello...More

Thank patriciaf994
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Response from Vafleck | Reviewed this property |
Well we had about 4 hrs all together. Worke with 3-4 birds including an owl and held an eagle. Cost about 250 - 300 ponds Ithink with the long period we had but it was so well worth it. It is an such a fabulous experience... More