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Newgrange Falconry

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Julianstown, Ireland
+353 86 886 6738
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Amazing Experience for our entire family

I want to thank Brian for an amazing experience at Castle Leslie. My family and I rated it a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cmf623
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Brussels, Belgium
Celebrating 60 in Ireland

This past May I had the good fortune to be in Ireland when I turned 60. The people there are so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laur D
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Julianstown, Ireland
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+353 86 886 6738
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"beautiful birds"
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"birds of prey"
in 32 reviews
"amazing experience"
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"castle leslie"
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"his knowledge"
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"perch"
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"thank you so much"
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"tea and cake"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 5 reviews
"his passion"
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"irish sea"
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"four adults"
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"the barn"
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"county meath"
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"far exceeded my expectations"
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"lovely break"
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"highlight of our trip"
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Reviewed yesterday

I want to thank Brian for an amazing experience at Castle Leslie. My family and I rated it a highlight of not only our trip to Ireland but also amongst the best travel experiences through Europe and Asia to date. Amazing opportunity to see these...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This past May I had the good fortune to be in Ireland when I turned 60. The people there are so nice and friendly, especially Brian who gave my husband and me an over the top experience with the birds of prey. Brian`s knowledge and...More

Thank Laur D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our time with Brian was truly a memorable experience. He took us to a scenic hill, with a beautiful view of the countryside and the Sea of Ireland--a perfect place to showcase his wonderful birds. Brian was an awesome host, serving us his wife Barbara's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to find ourselves at a wedding at Castle Leslie and Brian was there will all his beautiful birds to offer guests the opportunity to handle and learn about them. Incredible. Owls, falcons, hawks and the most magnificent golden eagle. If you have the...More

2  Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience this was! We are a family of 4 (2 kids 11 & 14) and we all enjoyed it tremendously. This was an amazing experience and we are so glad we went ahead and did this. Brian makes you feel so at ease...More

1  Thank Srostand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Brian and the birds again in May 2018, this time for our honeymoon. We came back to Ireland intent on revisiting our favorite activities from our trip in 2013. Our visit with Brian this time was just as wonderful as last time. Brian...More

1  Thank jmanruss
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We spent four hours sharing a falconry experience with Brian, and it was absolutely amazing! Brian is so knowledgeable, and has a large number of birds that he had us work with. This was truly one of the highlights of our trip. Not only did...More

1  Thank Kathh7
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My family of five had a wonderful falconry experience with Brian. He obviously loves what he does and the passion is infectious. We have young children in the group (five year old) and he knows exactly what to do to get children's attention and interests....More

1  Thank Travelwiththree
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Brian on our honeymoon and he totally exceeded our expectations with exciting, beautiful birds and grade A hospitality. Had a keen sense for getting amazing pictures as well which was a surprise bonus! Would recommend to anyone if they have any interests in birds...More

1  Thank Carl F
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I cannot speak more highly of Brian. He was extremely accommodating with scheduling as we were tight for time. You can tell he is passionate about what he does and goes above and beyond to make your experience the best possible. His birds are well...More

1  Thank JJ_Travels_Worldwide
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JJ_Travels_Worldwide
23 April 2018|
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Response from vern216 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make an appointment. You will be glad you did.
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pygp
18 June 2017|
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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!
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