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Vale Royal Falconry Centre

Features Animals
Open today: 10:30 - 17:30
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Meerkat experience

I cannot express how much I enjoyed this. I didn't believe you could cuddle them, but they cuddle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
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My husband and I arranged the meerkats experience, We didn't know what to expect but were amazed at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Almeria, Spain
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By Appointment Only! New Falconry Activity Centre (registered zoo!) Open all year round for private and personal bookings and experiences with birds of prey and meerkats! Please ring to discuss your requirements and we would be pleased to help. Our...more
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Warrington Road, Sandycroft | Acton Bridge, Northwich CW8 3QB, England
+44 1606 851873
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot express how much I enjoyed this. I didn't believe you could cuddle them, but they cuddle you

Thank veronica992018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I arranged the meerkats experience, We didn't know what to expect but were amazed at how up close and personal you get with them, Nanette is great she is very knowledgeable and van answer any questions she is asked, after meeting the...More

Thank dippyds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today our daughter and 8 friends celebrated her 9th birthday at the Vale Royal Falconry Centre. It was fantastic. The children were thrilled with meerkats snuggling in their arms and standing in their shoulders. Then they all got to hold a Little Owl and cosy...More

Thank venna
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I went along today as a spectator (and official photographer!) We met Phil & Nanette, two very friendly, professional and experienced falconers who chatted easily with us, sharing their knowledge and love of the birds in their care Dan was thrilled to handle and fly...More

Thank CFrancesca1986
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We bought our daughter a walk with the hawk for her birthday, Nanette made us feel at home from when we arrived. From the start it was hands on the hawk landing on the glove my daughter was the happiest girl, Nanette was very knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We bought my daughters (14 & 11) tickets for the meerkat experience as a birthday present. What a magical visit!! The owner was welcoming, friendly & incredibly knowledgeable. They sat in the meerkat enclosure & the meerkats jumped on their laps, cuddled up to them...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We bought the Meerkat Experience for my daughters 12th birthday .........we own reptiles so she has experienced a lot and looked after many exotic animals .......but this was something else.....the quality time she had with the animals was unbelievable and the knowledge she was taught...More

Thank janinem7000
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by Nanette. We booked the Hawk & Eagle encounter and it did not disappoint. The centre is fabulous, Nanette is very knowledgable and happy to answer any questions you have. It was a...More

Thank ManchesterElleG
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I took my daughter to do prearranged archery and then walking with and feeding the birds. Amazing place, very well thought out and organised. The archery was excellent and a lot easier than we both expected. The birds were marvellous, lots of time to hold...More

Thank rewmason
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Bought the meerkat experience for my dad’s birthday. Wasn’t sure what to expect but it was absolutely fantastic. You get real quality time with the meerkats and don’t feel rushed at all. Nanette was so knowledgable explaining all about the meerkats and the birds, she...More

Thank Rebecca K
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1 June 2018|
Response from Nanette D | Property representative |
Hi, we offer a variety of experience days here, all detailed on our website shop. All experience days are by appointment only so need to be pre booked. Please call to discuss availability. We are not open to the public on a... More
20 May 2018|
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Response from jessbloss | Reviewed this property |
I would ring and ask her as she may Taylor a visit just for you. Amazing experience. Free parking