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Black Mountains Falconry Centre

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Address: Abergavenny, Wales
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+44 7866 403388

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Superb experience with awesome birds and knowledgeable friendly handler

Would recommend this to anyone for an up close and personal experience with beautiful birds of prey. Roger's friendliness and expert knowledge added to what was a memorable visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith T
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would recommend this to anyone for an up close and personal experience with beautiful birds of prey. Roger's friendliness and expert knowledge added to what was a memorable visit.

Thank Judith T
1 review
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely lovely time here. The children were enthralled. Absolutely stunning birds with fabulous personalities. Roger was very engaging and clearly loves and looks after all the birds in his care. I would thoroughly recommend a visit to Black Mountains Falconcry. A fantastic day out coupled with a warm and knowledgeable host. Hope to see you again soon!... More 

Thank abda s
Crickhowell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This week I spent a morning with Roger James at Black Mountains Falconry and it turned out to be 3 hours that I'll never forget. Roger is a fantastic teacher and with the help of his Barn Owl, Red Kite, Harris Hawk and beautiful Falcon he very ably introduced me (a total novice) to the world of birds of prey.... More 

Thank Jonessa01
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Rodger is a lovely man who has a passion for his career as a falconer. It's almost hard for me to write that it's his career because Rodger handlers and cares for his birds as a lifestyle. He is very knowledgable of his animals. Rodger welcomed my fiancé and I upon arrival. He served us tea before we handled the... More 

Thank ANB67
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

An incredible experience, a must do for anyone’s bucket list! Meet and handle the birds and find out how our language is influenced by falconry - ruffled feathers, hoodwinked, fed-up, under the thumb and many more (I was listening!). Many thanks Roger for a wonderful day.

Thank NigelAbertawe
Brecon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2015

A group of us had a fantastic afternoon of falconry and archery at this attraction expertly led by Roger. The Falcons were absolutely amazing and fascinating for all. Would recomend this as a top attraction to all whether interested in falconry or not. Many thanks for a thoroughly entertaining afternoon which I hope to repeat in the near future.

Thank Graham E
1 review
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Visited the centre for my hen-do with friends and family and had an absolutely amazing time !! Roger was a fascinating host - friendly, informative and great fun and the birds themselves were outstanding. We flew some of the birds and learned about their training and skills before having a go at archery. Would recommend in a heart beat and... More 

Thank Jo_Jo_Jowie
Shelby Township, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Handling these majestic creatures is a once in a lifetime experience you will never forget. Roger is an amazing host with great stories and incredible depth of knowledge in the field, not to mention a great personality. I would highly recommend Black Mountain to anyone interested in this experience.

Thank Jason M
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I had an absolutely fantastic day at Black Mountain Falconry Center. Roger was a knowledgable host who taught me a great deal about the birds, their behavior, feeding, caring, and flying them. He also had so many great stories to tell as well. To top it off, I was traveling by train, and he kindly gave me a ride to... More 

Thank Dan I
Chepstow, Wales
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

I went here recently for a half day experience and wasn't disappointed. I am a big bird lover so my expectations were high. Roger was a great host and trainer and had all sorts of stories and fantastic knowledge to pass on. There was a small selection of birds that you actually get to interact with and the experience really... More 

Thank cdadswell

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