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The Hawking Centre

#1 of 3 things to do in Doddington Features Animals
Doddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington ME9 0BB, England
+44 1795 473680
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Visited the Centre with my youngest daughter for a falconry experience. I have had many experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve C
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I attended the hawking centre after receiving two vouchers as gifts. I was given the Falconer For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mikey N
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Doddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington ME9 0BB, England
+44 1795 473680
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Centre with my youngest daughter for a falconry experience. I have had many experience days and this one was by far the best. Our guide/expert was Gerald he was so knowlegeble and relaxed with us. If your into wildlife and birds this is...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the hawking centre after receiving two vouchers as gifts. I was given the Falconer For The Day Experience for the whole day and a half day Falconry Experience. Being fro London I did both days one after the other and stayed locally. My...More

Thank Mikey N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A VIP falconry experience to celebrate my wife's special birthday was fantastic. Expertly guided by our own personal falconer, Paige, we thoroughly enjoyed finding out about a range of birds as well as flying everything from a barn owl to an eagle! With a tasty...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was bought for me as a Christmas present and what an incredible day! Our guide Megan was so knowledgeable and has a real passion for the birds and conservation. The birds of prey are stunning creatures and I was lucky to spend time with...More

Thank Nesto69
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I purchased this for my husband as a birthday present ,the whole experience was brilliant from start to finish.the staff were lovely and all very knowledgable and enthusiastic.Our handler for afternoon was Gerald who was very patient and passionate about the birds and was keen...More

Thank 80joseph09
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Spectacular experience! We would do it again in a heartbeat. We did the full day. The handlers and grounds were simply wonderful.

Thank tripJAtlanta
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I bought a whole day experience for my husband as a fathers day gift and paid the small amount extra to spectate. I had to bring my baby son with me and they were very accomodating. We were lucky to have a great day weather...More

Thank Loopyloo77
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Staff are friendly professional and have a passion for what they do . They have a great raing of birds and this is one of the few places you can fly a white backed Vulture, Great place beautiful grounds and an experience to remember. Would...More

Thank Shart7
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I cannot express enough how much fun we had at the Hawking Centre at Doddington Place. Fantastic day packed full of experiences. Tom our handler was obviously very passionate and ensured that everyone had a wonderful time. Not only was it wonderful day but the...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

On Monday we visited Doddington for the Hawking Half Day experience. We arrived to a coffee in the tea rooms where we met Tom, our handler for the day. Tom clearly very much loves his job (I am quite envious actually!) 😂 After a very...More

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David H
18 October 2016|
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Response from Thommo60 | Reviewed this property |
Everyday bar New Years Day as told me by the Falconers They even work on Christmas Day at hotels ????
Karen B
5 July 2016|
Response from tomofboston | Reviewed this property |
There are no entrance fees as such. You pay depending on what you want to do, for example my son and I paid 75GBP each for a half day falconry experience. The website lays it out pretty clearly.
1 April 2016|
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Response from Martin R | Reviewed this property |
Ashdown Park and the Hotel is in Sussex, Donington Place is in Kent. The Hawking Centre is at Donington Place.