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York Bird of Prey Centre

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Tollerton Road | Burn Hall, Huby YO61 1JB, England
+44 1347 833214
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Highlight of our Trip to York

We really didn't expect to stay more than an hour just to pass the time away but in the end we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pamrobbo
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Magical!

We had an absolutely brilliant day and wished we could have stayed longer. Every member of staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BaileysQueen143
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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York Bird Of Prey Centre is home to over 80 Stunning Birds Of Prey. Including owls, vultures, hawks, falcons and even eagles! We pride ourselves on giving a HANDS ON EXPERIENCE here so we have an exciting daily program which includes flying demonstrations, regular educational talks, and the opportunity to handle our birds throughout the day. We offer one to one experience packages which gives customers an experience they will never forget, we are also available for outside events such as school visits, weddings and other functions. Sponsorship packages are also available for all of our birds, and we do run several special events throughout the season such as car shows, and photography days! Check out our website for further details! Please note we are disabled accessible, we have an onsite cafe serving cold food and hot drinks, unfortunately dogs are not allowed on site. We are also closed on Tuesdays and would also close in severe rain and wind. Please contact us for any further information!
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“golden eagle” (219 reviews)
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Hours
Hours Today: 10:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Tollerton Road | Burn Hall, Huby YO61 1JB, England
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+44 1347 833214
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"harris hawk"
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"barn owl"
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"groupon voucher"
in 27 reviews
"different species"
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"falconry experience"
in 38 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 27 reviews
"fantastic afternoon"
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"all ages"
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"be visiting again"
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"well worth a visit"
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"whole family"
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"excellent value for money"
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"cakes"
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"burn hall hotel"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really didn't expect to stay more than an hour just to pass the time away but in the end we spent the whole afternoon there. There were so many different birds and the experience of holding a Golden Eagle on your arm, feeding an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely brilliant day and wished we could have stayed longer. Every member of staff was friendly and knowledgeable with an obvious passion for their work. We had loads of hands on with my owl experience including cuddling 3 baby owlets. We learnt...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received tickets as part of our stay at The Burn Hall, we had a lovely time here, the staff are extremely knowledgeable about the birds and are happy for you to hold them, they do a show with the birds which was really good...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a hawk walk given as a present which turned out to be the best gift ever. The centre is very welcoming and the staff knowledgeable and very approachable. A hands on approach is encouraged. The staff are so proud of their birds. They...More

Thank Annette B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the full day experience bought as a gift and my husband and I had a most educational, full and joyful day with the beautiful birds and the accommodating and knowledgeable people at the Centre. Too many highlights to mention, so many things to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of four from the U.S. with children ages 13 and 9 and planned this visit as a "treat" for our kids who were (gasp!) enduring a two week vacation where none of us had any electronic devices (no phones, no iPads,...More

Thank kellye412
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you haven't been then you need to plan a visit soon! We absolutely love this place. It's a genuine family business & a lot of the staff are volunteers. The passion & enthusiasm that they all have for what they do is amazing and...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Took my 10 year old granddaughter and had a lot of fun with some interesting information thrown in. We got to handle the birds and even saw some baby owls up close.

Thank cmcpne
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Highly recommended! Plenty of opportunities for the public to handle and actually fly several of the birds. Andy and the team are really friendly, knowledgeable and so passionate about their subject. Allow plenty of time for your visit. There's so much to see and do...More

Thank EgbertNochips
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I took my mum, Nan and 2 young children (7 & 4) along for afternoon tea at Burn Hall hotel and a day out at the Bird of Prey Centre. I’d paid for my mum to have an owl experience for her 60th which she...More

Thank KatieRJR
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Lorraine B
3 April 2017|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answers. Reasonably wheelchair friendly, but the staff will ensure that you are able to get about.
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valLeeds
24 August 2016|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the center at any time with your entry ticket, however, you can't start your visit, have a pass out for your afternoon tea and then finish off your visit.
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yorkshiretrish
5 August 2016|
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Response from loobylaura | Reviewed this property |
The flying demonstration was about half one when we went and was fantastic would definitely recommend trying to time your visit around this
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