We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Newgrange Falconry

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Most wonderful wildlife experience...a must!

My husband booked the experience for our wedding anniversary and this was the best gift ever. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CazzaM2912
,
Carlingford, Ireland
Far Exceeded Our Expectations

Brian is a master of his craft for sure. His passion for falconry makes it impossible for anyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mindysenior
,
Glaslough, Ireland
via mobile
Read all 219 reviews
263
All photos (263)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful birds”(19 reviews)
“birds of prey”(26 reviews)
About
Contact
Julianstown, Ireland
Website
+353 86 886 6738
Call
Reviews (219)
Filter reviews
218 results
Traveller rating
216
2
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
216
2
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful birds birds of prey unique experience castle leslie his knowledge perch once in a lifetime irish sea county meath the barn four adults far exceeded my expectations lovely break beautiful country icing on the cake highlight of our trip interesting facts
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 218 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked the experience for our wedding anniversary and this was the best gift ever. We went along with our 9 and 7 year old kids. We got to see the most fascinating eagles, falcons and owls. It was so interesting to learn all...More

1  Thank CazzaM2912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brian is a master of his craft for sure. His passion for falconry makes it impossible for anyone not to enjoy the experience. If you are hesitating because of price at all, I can guarantee you won’t be disappointed. He spent over 2 and a...More

1  Thank mindysenior
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a birding adventure! Brian (and Barbara) were so clear with communication and directions. We met in town, spent a few minutes chatting and getting to know each other, and then followed Brian to a lovely hilltop in eyeshot of the Hill of Tara. Not...More

1  Thank Jess V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're anywhere near Dublin, you have to check out New Grange Falconry. My friend and I were looking for a unique activity to do while on vacation, when we came across an add for a falconry lesson in a tourist book. We actually had...More

1  Thank January B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were treated to over three hours of a thrilling hands-on falconry lesson. Brian is a passionate, expert instructor who goes above and beyond to educate you about the birds while giving you the opportunity to physically interact with falcons, owls, hawks...More

1  Thank dsptc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent hours in the company of these beautiful birds of prey, learning about their life and secrets. We can't thank Brian enough as he is a great host, he answers all the questions, takes care of every detail to make you feel comfortable and...More

1  Thank MarialauraMarco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this experience through the Castle Leslie. We did not know what to expect, but I can say that Brian far exceeded anything we could have imagined. Brian is passionate, knowledgeable, and he truly cares about the client having an amazing time. There were...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brian is an amazing person. He is caring, knowledgeable, and personable. The experience I had was beyond words. I felt a great connection to the birds and learned so many great things. Brian was reassuring and made me feel comfortable. He also took great photos....More

1  Thank Marcus L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in the Newgrange area and were looking for something to do for part of a day. I happened to stumble on the information for the Newgrange Falconry. After a few emails back and forth we were all set. Barbara (the organizer and...More

1  Thank terrilang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met up with Brian in Julianstown and followed him in our car to a local hilltop. It meant driving up a grassy slope but the conditions were good so no problem. The hill is used because of its open outlook and the wind that's...More

1  Thank pc0yne1
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre
1,086 reviews
3.55 km away
Glenside Hotel
297 reviews
6.11 km away
Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club
517 reviews
8.28 km away
Bracken Court Hotel
875 reviews
8.88 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Bellewstown Inn
6 reviews
2.70 km away
Whytes
91 reviews
3.27 km away
The Lime Kiln
361 reviews
4.59 km away
Tara Lounge
24 reviews
5.27 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Carranstown Lodge Tollstone
12 reviews
6.85 km away
Laytown Races
38 reviews
7.11 km away
Sonairte National Ecology Centre - Nature Trail & River Walk
26 reviews
6.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
JJ_Travels_Worldwide
23 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from vern216 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make an appointment. You will be glad you did.
0
Votes
pygp
18 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from LisaDDHH | Reviewed this property |
Richard is correct - it depends on if you go to his location or do it somewhere else (such as a hotel) and how many birds you want. If you e-mail him directly through his website he is pretty good about responding!
0
Votes