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SMJ Falconry

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Fantastic day well worth a visit

A wonderful opportunity to get up close to many stunning birds of prey. The staff are lovely & so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nmaidwell123
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
full day hunting

A full day hunting in wind and cold a we manage to get 4 rabbits,very nice people,thanks for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jason w
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malta
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SMJ Falconry is a private Bird of prey centre based outside of Oxenhope, West Yorkshire. We are only open to pre-booked experience days. We also run educational school visits, displays and corporate days.
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Long Ridging Farm Stairs | Hawksbridge Lane, Oxenhope BD22 9QY, England
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+44 1535 646800
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful opportunity to get up close to many stunning birds of prey. The staff are lovely & so friendly and informative. They are keen to ensure you get as much as possible out of your day. The birds are all in fantastic condition and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A full day hunting in wind and cold a we manage to get 4 rabbits,very nice people,thanks for helping me improve my skills. Jason from malta

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the day on a full day Falconry experience as a birthday present and had a fantastic day. Lots of lovely birds, even the Raven. Experienced, knowledgeable, patient, pleasant staff (Amber & Dave). Amazing setting above the Worth valley with great views. Great pubs in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank steve1gooch
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough wonderful things about SMJ. We had an amazing time handling the birds and learning all about them. I left with a new appreciation for birds of prey and the skills needed to train these majestic birds. I would strongly recommend the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We spent a wonderful afternoon receiving individual attention on our prearranged visit.My husband was thrilled at the number of owls he held and fed a camera is a must I must have taken at least a hundred photos which we have yet to review lm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine C
Christopher J, Manager at SMJ Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Christine, Thank you for your lovely review. We always love reading reviews left on TripAdvisor so thank you for taking the time to do so. We have thankfully been lucky with our weather over the summer, but it has started to turn now, strong...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I came across a display of these beautiful birds in York down one of the streets in the Shambles. They were lovely to see up close and they were all well behaved. They looked healthy and well cared for. Lovely display.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shirlee K
Christopher J, Manager at SMJ Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Shirlee, Thank you for your review. spent sometime in York for Jorvik, it was a lovely little display and we met many people over our few days! We hope to see you there again in the future!

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day with SMJ Falconry. The birds are truly amazing and it was fantastic to get the opportunity to fly so many. I loved so many of them, including a vulture called Julie Anne. The team at SMJ are lovely. They are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sherylhogg
Reviewed 13 September 2018

What a tremendous treat to be able to hold the birds and to see them in action. Chris’s commentary is a great mix of entertaining stories and useful information - who knew an owl’s eye colour depended on the time it hunts? It was the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic falconry experience today, meeting owls, falcons, vultures, hawks and kites. A memorable afternoon with kind and knowledgable staff

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Best falconry experience we’ve ever had! Such a great variety of birds and we loved the fact that it was on a 1-to-1 basis giving us plenty of time to appreciate and fly the stunning birds! Amber and Rhiannon were really great, well knowledged and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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If you check out the website it has extensive information. Can’t recommend more highly!
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