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Mayfield Birds of Prey

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Simply the best!!!

We were with Willie 2 years ago for an owl encounter experience. We went with him based on all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Amazing family experience

What a day! Willie ensured everyone had a fantastic time! He shared interesting info, including how... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy R
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Booking in advance is essential. Mayfield Birds of Prey offers you an opportunity to meet, handle and fly a variety of these wonderful birds. This is an attraction suitable for all the family. We can guarantee excitement, fun and lots of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Union Road | Kilmacthomas Centre Workhouses, Kilmacthomas, Ireland
+353 86 213 4367
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All reviews hawk walk harris hawk an unforgettable experience beautiful owls company event week holiday amazing adventure couldn't do enough highly recommend this to anyone we spent hours wooded area his craft his enthusiasm family group great activity whole family an absolute
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were with Willie 2 years ago for an owl encounter experience. We went with him based on all the positive reviews here. Needless to say, we were blown away by the experience. The birds were so beautiful. Willie has vast knowledge about them, we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeterMouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a day! Willie ensured everyone had a fantastic time! He shared interesting info, including how common sayings come from falconry (under my thumb, wrapped around his little finger etc). His love for the birds and passion for falconry was catching. I was afraid of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during a 2 week holiday in Southern Ireland. Went with our 2 children, aged 3 & 7 and partner. Hoped it was going to be good but what we got was superb. Had a knowledgeable, intimate, hands on experience with several birds of prey...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichelleHoliday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible morning of birds and chat and fun and excitement with Willie the Birdman. We absolutely LOVED our time there.... just go, book a spot ... you'll love it!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DeirdreOM2018
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Great fun for all the family and friends. So many different birds to fly and learn about. Would come back again.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tia P
Reviewed 19 October 2018

My friend and I were visiting Ireland, and driving around the country. I've always wanted to go on a hawk walk, so I started looking for a company. We found Willie's information, and it was amazing!! Willie was extremely knowledgeable and answered any question we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Noah M
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Willie and Bridgette have many different birds of prey. They are not tame pets, but they are used to people and can be held. They are astonishingly beautiful birds and Willie educates you on several different species of owl and hawk. We are a group...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank birdlover45
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Myself my mom and my 10 year old twins travelled from Birmingham to Ireland for a week's holiday on 6th October. I looked up things to do and found Mayfields I emailed Willie to ask if he had anyspaces for us to come and visit....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Saruk1
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The owner, Willie,clearly loves these birds and this activity is a labour of love for him. To see and hold such majestic and fearsome predators is awesome and well worth a visit. I would totally recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mark c
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We were hoping to experience falconry during our Ireland vacation. I googled available sites and I am so glad Mayfield came up. I emailed Willie and we prebooked our adventure. We were looking forward to this experience and it absolutely exceeded our high expectations. Willie...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gary W
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5 October 2017|
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Response from Mayfield_Birds | Property representative |
We do different display and prices also differ depending on age group and how many participants etc.... so it's best to email or ring us for more information Thank you Willie.