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Address: Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
Phone Number: 01845587522
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Description: Enjoy the thrills and excitement of falconry at the Birds of Prey and...
Enjoy the thrills and excitement of falconry at the Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre, with over 70 birds and 30 species.Eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, vultures and owls will swoop and dive around you as you sit in a beautiful English garden. Our skilled handlers will explain why the birds hunt and fly as they do, where they come from in the wild and how they are trained.We also provide falconry experience days for both adults and children, experiences days start from £30..
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Very lovely experience

Visited this centre on an owl experience day. The three members of staff that dealt with us were excellent all very passionate about their job here and you could tell by how the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Visited this centre on an owl experience day. The three members of staff that dealt with us were excellent all very passionate about their job here and you could tell by how the birds reacted with them. A very lovely hands on experience with plenty of information given by all three. The Owls are really lovely birds and all seemed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Called whilst in the area, large range of birds kept by a very knowledgable friendly family, she shows are good and informative, and are different each time around, We 'called whilst near' and spent over 4 hours there. You can get the chance to hold a bird on your arm from what has been on a display, or have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful day at Falconry UK. The birds are all in excellent condition and seem very happy to be there. The bird handlers are all extremely well-informed and it's great to see how much they truly care about the birds. David especially was very easy to talk to and happy to answer any and all... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Fab place, lovely location but the state of the birds and their cages was amazing! 've never seen something so clean and healthy. These staff and ppl really love these birds and were so friendly.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A lovely place to visit with a fantastic selection of birds on display. The staff are very friendly and informative, and we had a thoroughly enjoyable visit. The flying displays are very impressive and you are close up to the birds. The brochure describe the facilities to include a snack shop. This is a fairly small affair, serving pre-packed sandwiches... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A wonderful gift from my sons ended in an absolutely brilliant day spent meeting and handling some of the stunning raptors and owls here. The introduction and first flying from Kerry first introduced the small group of lucky people (3) to an American Red-Tailed Buzzard followed by many many more stunning beautiful birds. Colin then for a short course on... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Went here with our two little boys on a Sunday we really enjoyed our visit and will definitely return. It's a lovely little place,well kept and with nice staff. All.the birds are just beautiful. We used our Tesco points to buy our tickets which was fab to try the place as it was a fair drive. Sadly the weather was... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

informative, getting close to the beautiful birds of prey. weather was good, the birds appear well cared for and fly freely daily weather allowing

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I bought this experience for my husband's birthday and we were fortunate enough to be the only people booked in that day. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the birds of prey and as well as learning a lot about them my husband got to fly several of the birds throughout the day, finishing with the golden eagle... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Lovely to see all the birds of prey here. The display was amazing as the birds came right next to where we were sat so we had a close up view of them. The handlers were very informative & friendly. After the display you can hold one of the birds & have a picture taken, no charge. The birds all... More 

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Additional Information about Falconry UK

Address: Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
Phone Number: 01845587522
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thirsk
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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