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Welcome to the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy. We are the leading Bird of Prey Centre in Essex, based at Barleylands Farm & Craft Village, Billericay. We are open to the public 362 days of the year, where you can enjoy our daily flying displays in...more
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We had a great time doing the introduction to falconry - Ryan was a great guide. It was really interesting to hear a lot about the birds and see some of them in action. There are plenty of photo opportunities! We are hoping to go...More
We attended the half day experience today with Adele and had a fantastic day. The birds are very well cared for and the staff full of knowledge, fun and having the opportunity to get close the birds was amazing. Thank you very much 😊
Went with my dad for an hours falconry experience and was really impressed.
The birds were clearly well cared for and their enclosures were very clean and well maintained.
Adele, the young lady that was instructing us on all things falconry was an absolute oracle...More
We had a lovely anniversary at Imperial bird of prey Academy! We chose a one hour experience during which we got to handle four birds. A very cute little grey owl called Zara, a kestrel called Grace, a common buzzard called Freya and a barn...More
We visited the bird of prey academy at Barleylands and had a amazing half day experience. Not only did we get close up and personal with the owls, hawks, buzzards and more we had the opportunity to fly them as well. After a very informative...More
Excellent facility - well run, beautiful birds and made very special by the enthusiasm and skill shown by Adele, our brilliant bird handler. Her great contribution to the experience should be as an employee, rather than a volunteer
Had an amazing half day experience at Imperial Birds of prey at Barleylands, Adele the young lady that was our bird handler was so enthusiastic and informative about these beautiful birds. My husband and myself were intrigued with the whole experience.
What a brilliant, once in a lifetime experience. Our jaws were aching just from grinning so much. Spending time seeing and handling these awesome birds was wonderful, and the staff are all knowledgeable, personable and clearly passionate about the birds in their care. I’ve learnt...More
Just finished our bird of prey experience at Imperial Birds of Prey at Barleylands farm. We started with an hour of bird handling with Ryan who talked generally about birds of prey and specifically about the 3 birds we handled - white faced owl, kestral...More
Hello,I bought an experience with the bird of prey,it was £50 or there abouts,this included a talk about the birds,see the birds and handle some of them and a chance to fly the birds out side,my husband enjoyed it very... More
Hello,I bought an experience with the bird of prey,it was £50 or there abouts,this included a talk about the birds,see the birds and handle some of them and a chance to fly the birds out side,my husband enjoyed it very much,the entrance free was included x