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Falconry UK

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Address: Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
Phone Number:
441845587522
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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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FULL DAYS FALCONRY EXPERIENCE

Treat for my wife was the full days falconry experience and it was excellent.. She thoroughly enjoyed the experience,handling birds from little owls to the .The staff are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Treat for my wife was the full days falconry experience and it was excellent.. She thoroughly enjoyed the experience,handling birds from little owls to the .The staff are excellent and very informative and really care for the birds and their welfare.I cannot rate this place highly enough.Thoroughly enjoyable ,great value and well worth a visit.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Thirsk birds of prey centre. The staff doing one of the three daily displays was very informative and kept it interesting. Nice way to spend a couple of hours.

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Thank amandaxx1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love birds of prey and so having a rare weekend off decided to have a trip out. Got there in time to see the first display which was fantastic, then was able to hold a Harris hawk and get a photo! then found out that the next display was going to have different birds, so had a coffee and... More 

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Thank Charlie V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit and a great way to spend the day out. Staff are welcoming and friendly - very knowledgeable about the birds. Great displays and opportunities to hold the birds - great photos too. Family run and well worth a visit. Low cost to enter.

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Thank WelshVal
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time here had to write a review to let everyone know how great the day was. The birds were amazing the staff was so friendly so knowledgeable and we came away with lots of lovely photos courtesy of the staff, even though the weather was abit chilly the staff were amazing and you could tell how... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Whilst travelling up to spend Easter weekend in the Yorkshire Dales we called in at the falconry centre in Thirsk to break up our journey. What an incredible place to stumble across. A fantastic variety of birds of prey can be seen and enjoyed, either on their perches or being flown by the fantastic staff who run the centre. After... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

this place is a small but lovely bird of prey centre, in lovely surroundings. the staff/owners are fabulous, extremely knowledgeable and keen to pass on their knowledge. the birds even do as expected sometimes! great place for family visits and educational trips. i have been before with a group of special needs adults too and they all thoroughly enjoyed it

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Thank rst4uk
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a day out Lots of birds to look at and a great display of flying birds Also some very gentle deer Cafe offering lunch type food • hot drinks • cold drinks Staff vet knowledgeable and approachable too

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit - staff and volunteers great, friendly and knowledgeable. Birds are all in very good condition, clean and looked well kept. Discovered the centre on the last but one day before the centre closes for the season. Will definitely be back next season and take up photography course and handling sessions.

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Thank WelshVal
Berkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The staff were all very knowledgeable. The birds were well cared for and very impressive. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and felt that it was a safe caring environment for the birds. We used a 2 for 1 voucher, but would have happily paid for two as it represents very good value.

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