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Falconry UK

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Address: Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
Phone Number: 441845587522
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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 arena. 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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Beautiful birds

What a great way to spend a leisurely Sunday. The location is well signposted and easy to find, with ample parking. There are three displays a day, so we arrived for the first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Eddie T
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great way to spend a leisurely Sunday. The location is well signposted and easy to find, with ample parking. There are three displays a day, so we arrived for the first, then spent the time before the second wandering around and viewing the birds. All the birds are in a fantastic condition and are obviously well looked after.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Found this on a website - looked a good day out as my daughter loves birds of prey and also owls. What a spectacular let down ! Took almost 2 hours of travel to watch one flying display and spend 15 mins looking at a few birds ! Thought there must be more to the site than that but no... More 

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Thank Anna E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a full day experience for my husbands birthday as we both love coming here. What an amazing day it was the staff are so friendly and informative and care a great deal about the well looked after birds. The experience day from start to finish was fab having the chance to handle and fly a variety of these beautiful... More 

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Thank dancer5482
Durham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took daughter who has to use a wheelchair, the sight is accessible but most of the enclosures have a wood fence in front and because of the height she was unable to see over the top and view the birds on show, this was also expressed by another family who had a wheelchair user, went home disappointed, no point going... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant day out lots of different birds and displays well worth a visit The girls loved it and my eldest went back and had an one to one experience with birds of prey and loved every minute

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Thank vikki e
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this is an amazing day out all the birds are extremely well looked after.The staff are passionate about the birds and really care if they are enjoying flying for us . The facilities are very good picnic areas and plenty of parking great day out for children and adults.

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Thank Shirley Y
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here whilst having a day out for my husbands birthday. We had been here before but a good few years ago. We were pleased we came, lovely weather and a good selection of birds flown plus it was not too busy - the staff took there time to chat to us and my husband was able to discuss his... More 

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Thank Gill C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couple of hrs. Verry informative. And educational all for only 6 pounds. Family's would do well to take children instead of fast food outlets. Fascinating

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Thank Gordon N
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A total hands on experience. Staff knowledge was informative and fully engaging. Owls, Hawks, Falcons & Eagles - Great

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Thank rblwillis
County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the Owl Experience and my husband and adult daughter attended as spectators to take pictures and share my half day. I got to hold a selection of different owls- including my favourite, the European Eagle Owl- and later to fly some of them too in an enclosed arena. I was one of five 'handlers' and there were three... More 

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