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Icarus Falconry

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Half day hawk and owl experience for my 10 year old niece

I booked a half day hawk and owl experience for my 10 year old niece and it was s super experience... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sallysF4698GU
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Excellent! Exceeded Expectations

I bought this as a Virgin Experience Day gift for my wife and went along as an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keith W
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Icarus Falconry provides a superb selection of exciting hands on experiences with birds of prey that are run on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. We offer taster sessions, Half Day Hawk and Owls sessions and Full Day Falconry Experiences as...more
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| Holdenby House, Northampton NN6 8DJ, England
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+44 1604 770055
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a half day hawk and owl experience for my 10 year old niece and it was s super experience. Hearing about all the birds of prey first and the conservation work that they are involved in for vultures was very enlightening. Flying the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought this as a Virgin Experience Day gift for my wife and went along as an observer/photographer (extra£20). It was worth every minute of our 3 hr round trip. The Falconry is set in the wonderful grounds of Holdenby House, Northants. The Icarus staff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great setting, very knowledgable team of professionals and fantastic conditions for a selection of beautiful birds! Really enjoyed my experience, thank you.

Thank David G
Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for a great review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent an amazing morning with a friend and The Icarus Team .The birds were amazing being up close with them being able to fly them was a big "Wow" from me .Thank you Tom,Pamela&Tony. Philo

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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and pleased we managed to “wow” you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just had a three hour experience with Icarus Falconry. Wow! So lucky to be able to handle these awesome birds. Very knowledgeable staff who were so caring about their birds. Had the pleasure of handling a Burrowing owl, Harris hawk and a Spectacled owl....More

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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled you enjoyed your morning with us. We agree our birds are amazing and pleased we made you “wow”

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well I can think of worse ways to spend my morning! I have been looking forward to this for a long time and it exceeded all my expectations! Being blessed with a beautiful sunny day, we got to walk around the stunning grounds of Holdenby...More

Thank erinbryant2018
Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted you enjoyed your time with us and our birds. We are thrilled we exceeded expectations, thank you for a great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent an amazing day with the Icarus team. Their dedication really shines through. So knowledgeable and the love they show their birds makes this a truly personal experience. A brilliant time making some forever memories. Thank you all so much

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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased we have helped make some wonderful memories for you. Our staff are passionate about their job and we believe it shines through to help you enjoy your experience. Many thanks for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely afternoon we had. The staff were so passionate about their birds and clearly had a very special bond with them. We had some brilliant flying sessions. Would highly recommend a visit and link it to a visit to Holdenby Hall which is...More

Thank Caroline E
Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. We believe our staff are dedicated and certainly have a special bond with all our birds.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a full-day here and what a brilliant day it was! I got to fly 8 or 9 different birds including owls, falcons and "Eclipse" the vulture. The different variety of species made it truly interesting and Jo and Tom's in-depth knowledge gave a...More

Thank DaveP1072018
Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review ! It’s appreciated. We are really pleased you enjoyed your day with us and our wonderful birds.

Reviewed 15 June 2018

It is difficult to say what we liked the best every part of the visit was amazing and enjoyable. Tom and his team are so knowledgeable about these top predators, also the obvious care and love they show to them is very impressive. To get...More

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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review. All the staff are passionate about what they do and we think this shines through. We are glad you found it a relaxing experience too.

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Response from Jo A | Property representative |
Usually our age limit is 11 but it depends entirely on the children........ If they follow instructions and are sensible. If you would like to ring our contact number and speak to Mike he can discuss it with you and make a... More
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