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Rosliston Forestry Centre

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Address: Rosliston Forestry Centre Burton Road | Rosliston, Swadlincote DE12 8JX, England
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Great day with owls and eagles

Me and a friend visited today for the falconry experience. We really enjoyed the day and were pleased we had many chances to handle the birds and take photos. Our guides Alice and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amandak832015
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a friend visited today for the falconry experience. We really enjoyed the day and were pleased we had many chances to handle the birds and take photos. Our guides Alice and her dad along with a very funny young lad (i forget his name 🙈)were brilliant and you could tell they were very fond of the birds. Would... More 

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Thank amandak832015
Rosliston, Review Respondent at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Hi Amanda - Many thanks for taking the time to write your review! Great to hear how much you enjoyed your falconry experience! More 

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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here over BH weekend for something cheap to do, and we had a nice time! We had a lovely walk round the paths to the pond, played in the park, and went in the soft play. As it was later in the day when we went in the soft play it was quiet, which was a good thing... More 

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Thank Gemma L
Rosliston, Administrator at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit and took you for a trip down memory lane. We hope you are able to visit us again soon and create some new family memories. We value all feedback and we will pass your comments onto... More 

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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. Take a picnic and football, you'll be sorted for hours! Coffee shop is pricey!

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Thank Emmastringer
Rosliston, Administrator at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We shall pass on your comments to the Cafe Manager also. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future! More 

Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly visit Rosliston Forestry centre as it is on our doorstep, most recent visit was Easter holidays 2017. I met up with some friends with children of a similar age, and spent 3-4 hours walking and letting the kids play on the play area/field. There is a charge for parking if £3 which I think is a bit much... More 

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Thank petunia709
Rosliston, Administrator at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you regularly enjoy the site with your family. If you regularly visit it we do offer an annual car parking pass which can be more cost effective and means you don't have to find the change for the meters at each visit.... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a good place to visit for kids and also for those who are seeking some peace and quiet. The place has good short walks, children play area, fishing pond and also some lodges to stay. No entry free but only have to pay £3 for parking. Worth a visit.

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Thank Janet L
Rosliston, Administrator at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review!! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our site. We hope to see you again soon........ More 

Belper, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was bought as a Christmas present for my husband, we had a great time, Alice brought out several owls which she was very knowledgeable about. We ll had several chances of flying the owls, a very relaxed evening. We went as a couple but it's suitable for family's with children over about 6/7 years old, Would happily go back... More 

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Thank denisemclaren
Rosliston, Administrator at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback! We are happy to hear that you had a lovely time on the session. I shall pass your feedback onto the Falconry team and Alice. More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My partner bought me a falconry experience day as a Christmas present since I've always held an interest in birds of prey and he thought it would be an excellent opportunity for me to get up close to some instead of watching them hovering from afar. Having to wait a few months didn't bother me as the fact they were... More 

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Thank katfaerie89
Rosliston, Review Respondent at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review- Pleased to hear you had a great time with Falconry Experiences and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I attended the Falconry Experience on the 15th April. All of the staff were very friendly and made the day fun whilst also being informative. I would highly recommend

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Thank ianb1360
Rosliston, Review Respondent at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Hi Ian - Many thanks for your review! Great to hear you had a lovely experience with Falconry Experiences! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Love visiting, only a short drive away. So clean and friendly staff. The cafe is lovely and food is yummy. Great choice of cakes too. The children's softplay is fab our little lad loves it. The park and walks are also lovely.

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Thank Melrick2013
Rosliston, Review Respondent at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - great to hear how much you enjoy the centre and you'd recommend us! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Good for the kids, there is a huge wooden owl for kids to play in as well as a play area. Sometimes there are birds of prey to see close up. Lots of space to walk. There is a Park Run here on Saturday morning.

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Thank 444timbo
Rosliston, Review Respondent at Rosliston Forestry Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review! More 

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