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Address: Swinton Park | Masham, Masham, England
Phone Number: 01765680900
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Description: This is a wonderful centre which offers many experiences for the whole...
This is a wonderful centre which offers many experiences for the whole family. Falconry, Birds of Prey hunting, demonstrations, childrens events etc. They also have fun things like Hawk and Bafrn Owl Ring Bearing and Dove release for weddings. The center is found at Swinton Park, but is owned and run by Sophie Abbott. Very much appreciated experience!
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I booked a stay at Swinton Park for my husband's birthday and thought the owl experience would make a good surprise present for him. I must say I was not disappointed as he loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Sue C
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I booked a stay at Swinton Park for my husband's birthday and thought the owl experience would make a good surprise present for him. I must say I was not disappointed as he loved it. Mandy was very knowledgeable about the birds and you could tell that she thoroughly enjoyed what she was doing along with having a love for... More 

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SwintonPark, Manager at Swinton Park Birds of Prey, responded to this review

Dear Sue C, Thank you so much for the lovely review of your husband's experience with Mandy and our birds of prey - we're delighted he had such a memorable birthday with us and hope to see you both at Swinton again soon. Very best wishes, The Swinton Team More 

Kildale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Had an excellent day's photography with a small group of friends last Wednesday. Sophie and Mandy were brilliant with the owls and Jed was also excellent with his photography knowledge and tips. Thanks again

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SwintonPark, Director of Sales at Swinton Park Birds of Prey, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Delighted to hear that you enjoyed the photography day with Sophie and Mandy and hope that you managed to get some fantastic shots under the guidance of Jed. I'm sure the birds would love to see you again soon so don't leave it too long until next time. Louise Gee More 

East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to swinton park birds of prey for the final part of my partners birthday present. We were met by the lovely Sophie whose knowledge of her birds was excellent, he had a guided tour and introduction to all the birds then it was hands on flying 4 superb owls, there was plenty of time to photograph and even... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was brilliant, so good to get close to these amazing birds. Sophie was lovely, obviously really loves and cares for these spectacular birds. She is very knowledgeable and balances the information with the handling perfectly. Such an honour to have these birds fly to and from you. I'd highly recommend Swinton Bird of Prey

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We spent 3 hours with Sophie and all of the birds that she cares for. My husband, myself and 14 year old son had the opportunity to handle 6 species of birds and each one was better than the other. They were so well trained and absolutely beautiful. Sophie is so knowledgeable and her enthusiasm and love for her birds... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Birthday surprise an owl experience! Wow! Really loved it! Very informative, enjoyable & totally great to be one to one with the owls! Sophie really comes across as so passionate about her birds & this is what makes it a fantastic experience!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We did the family falconry experience with Sophie and it was amazing! We got to hold and fly all different birds and Sophie took time to talk to us about all of them. Would definitely recommend this to anyone and my family will be returning again

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Gundaroo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Definitely worth doing. Made the stay at Swinton Park, which was already great, even more memorable. Bring your camera

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durham UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I had wanted to visit the birds of prey here at Swinton Park for some time and my 'special' birthday gave us the excuse to take a group of family and friends to join us. Sophie was fabulous, very personable and informative and ably assisted by Mandy who even offered to take photographs for us so we could completely immerse... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Thank you Sophie for an excellent hour spent with you and the beautiful Owls! We thoroughly enjoyed this unique privilege.

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Address: Swinton Park | Masham, Masham, England
Phone Number: 01765680900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Masham

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