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Falconry UK

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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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I have done the The Falconry full day experience here today. It was absolutely fantastic. The birds seen and handled were all in wonderful condition and the animal welfare... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have done the The Falconry full day experience here today. It was absolutely fantastic. The birds seen and handled were all in wonderful condition and the animal welfare exemplary. The staff Kerry, Colin and Dave were marvellous, very informative and so obviously loved the birds and the place. We were taken on a hawk walk through the lanes with... More 

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Addingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I arranged a full day experience for my husband's birthday and went along as a spectator with our two daughters. My husband got the opportunity to fly 7 different birds, finishing with a golden eagle as well as experiencing a hawk walk during which we were all able to participate. We all learnt a lot during the day and now... More 

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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If viewing Birds of Prey is something on your list of things to do then you should get yourself along to this place as we did on a bank holiday afternoon. Very reasonably priced for entry and make sure you time your visit to view the flying shows which are on three times each day. The young lady who did... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We bought a half day experience voucher for our 24 yr old daughter and I joined her as a spectator at an additional cost of £15, (which enabled me to be with her group through the whole morning to take lots of photos and videos of her and the various birds - spectator status just meant that I didn't get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is a great place to see birds of prey. The flying displays were a great chance to see these birds in all their glory. Make sure you time visit to see the display. 3 displays a day. The experts are fantastic, happy to chat at length about the birds. Most people don't hang around too long but we hung... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We loved our afternoon here, it was amazing.the work they do here is brilliant and my partner had a great time for his first experience of birds of prey. Would definitely reccommend it for an afternoon the staff are welcoming and knowledgable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Had bought my husband a half day falconry experience for his christmas present last year and finally managed to take it today! Was a bonus that Kerry kindly fitted me in to fly birds too! The centre was spotlessly clean and all the birds were in great condition. Both Kerry & Colin were the perfect hosts, their enthusiasm and love... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

To set the scene ... It is our wedding anniversary and we are booked into the Crab & Lobster for DB&B ... What to do before 3pm check in ... Trip Adviser to the rescue... The Falconry Centre in Kirby Wiske. I am not usual a fan of birds/animals in cages but this was A OK. The enclosures were the... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This bird of prey centre is quite small but has a wide selection of birds, some of which are regularly brought out and flown. We were given the chance to have a Harris hawk flown to us and to hold a barn owl. My sister (16) was also allowed to hold a male Golden Eagle after correctly guessing the weight... More 

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Cardiff, UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Enjoyable afternoon out. Was not impressed by size when walked in but actually quite a large number of birds. Walked in for the start of one show, watched the show and then they said they would get some birds out for us to hold. Brought out two Owls, got to hold and have picture taken with them and then had... More 

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