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Riverside Falconry

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| Newburn Riverside Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 9RU, England
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Excellent photography walk with magnificent birds of prey

We were taken on a walk out from the centre into the nearby woods. The handlers were fine... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ben P
Amazing

What a pleasure to walk through lovely woodland with these hawks. Also having the chance to handle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mavis P
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Riverside Falconry offer a wide range of falconry experience's in our beautiful semi rural location. Get up close to some of the worlds most fascinating birds of prey with our handling sessions, hawk walks, parties, photography and art workshops, owl encounters as well as bushcraft sessions and our forest school.
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“birds of prey” (25 reviews)
“hawk walk” (16 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Newburn Riverside Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 9RU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were taken on a walk out from the centre into the nearby woods. The handlers were fine repositioning the birds anywhere we wanted and they would generally just sit there and pose. While I found the pace of the day a little slow, this...More

Thank Ben P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure to walk through lovely woodland with these hawks. Also having the chance to handle the owls. Excellent staff who are obviously passionate about what they do.

Thank Mavis P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic visit took five year old grandson for animal handling experience brilliant staff so friendly and helpful will defiantly go back infact max wants his job

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Husband and I had the pleasure to spend the afternoon with 5 amazing birds of prey, holding then and learning all about each individual bird. The owner of the centre has a wealth of knowledge and a true love for all of the birds. Would...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing morning out on a hawk walk very informative and just all around good fun can't wait to go back again

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I took part in an exotic animal photography workshop on the 21st of April 2018. I absolutely loved it! The owner is so friendly and knowledgeable and clearly has a passion for what he does. The young lad who was helping him was also fantastic...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We went for a Hawk Walk with John and Tyse and had an amazing time. John is extremely knowledgeable, accommodating and friendly. I’d highly recommend visiting Riverside Falconry to anyone with even a passing interest in birds of prey or nature.

Thank Andrew N
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Wonderful walk in a lovely woodland a few minutes away from urban Newcastle, the guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Lots of opportunity to fly a beautiful Harris Hawk. Recommended strongly.

Thank Arthur M
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I booked a private photography session for us, as a Christmas present for my husband and we were not disappointed. In fact, it is probably the best Christmas present I have ever bought him!! John was fabulous, knowledgeable and very welcoming. We had lots of...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

It was great to get up close with some beautiful birds of prey. John was very informative and knowledgeable. We had a great time and would definitely recommend a visit to anyone even vaguely interested in wildlife. It's rare to be able to get this...More

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