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Falconry UK

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Address: Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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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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First Class Experience!

If viewing Birds of Prey is something on your list of things to do then you should get yourself along to this place as we did on a bank holiday afternoon. Very reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2015
nickcoxwold46
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

If viewing Birds of Prey is something on your list of things to do then you should get yourself along to this place as we did on a bank holiday afternoon. Very reasonably priced for entry and make sure you time your visit to view the flying shows which are on three times each day. The young lady who did... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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568 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We bought a half day experience voucher for our 24 yr old daughter and I joined her as a spectator at an additional cost of £15, (which enabled me to be with her group through the whole morning to take lots of photos and videos of her and the various birds - spectator status just meant that I didn't get... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to see birds of prey. The flying displays were a great chance to see these birds in all their glory. Make sure you time visit to see the display. 3 displays a day. The experts are fantastic, happy to chat at length about the birds. Most people don't hang around too long but we hung... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

We loved our afternoon here, it was amazing.the work they do here is brilliant and my partner had a great time for his first experience of birds of prey. Would definitely reccommend it for an afternoon the staff are welcoming and knowledgable.

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Thank Eric K
UK
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Had bought my husband a half day falconry experience for his christmas present last year and finally managed to take it today! Was a bonus that Kerry kindly fitted me in to fly birds too! The centre was spotlessly clean and all the birds were in great condition. Both Kerry & Colin were the perfect hosts, their enthusiasm and love... More 

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Yorkshire
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

To set the scene ... It is our wedding anniversary and we are booked into the Crab & Lobster for DB&B ... What to do before 3pm check in ... Trip Adviser to the rescue... The Falconry Centre in Kirby Wiske. I am not usual a fan of birds/animals in cages but this was A OK. The enclosures were the... More 

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1 Thank Aging-Bike-Chick
Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

This bird of prey centre is quite small but has a wide selection of birds, some of which are regularly brought out and flown. We were given the chance to have a Harris hawk flown to us and to hold a barn owl. My sister (16) was also allowed to hold a male Golden Eagle after correctly guessing the weight... More 

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Cardiff, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Enjoyable afternoon out. Was not impressed by size when walked in but actually quite a large number of birds. Walked in for the start of one show, watched the show and then they said they would get some birds out for us to hold. Brought out two Owls, got to hold and have picture taken with them and then had... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This was a treat for my mum's birthday. She loves owls and Birds of Prey. And what a treat. She got to handle the owls, and as it was her birthday, they flew an owl to her. She thought it was amazing. The staff where great, and used a wide variety of birds in the demonstrations. We saw eagles, vultures,... More 

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1 Thank Mark S
Harrogate
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

Absolutely fantastic day out! The birds of prey here are amazing, beautiful creatures. There are a lot to see, all the bird enclosures have information boards about the birds, their habitats etc. The staff are so friendly and extremely knowledgeable. They do displays with the birds twice a day and they fly the birds amongst the audience. You can have... More 

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