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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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family day out

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Jacqueline61986
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Thank Turtle021
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great selection of healthy very well looked after birds, staff handling the birds are very knowledgable and friendly. Would recommend the full day falconry experience, got to handle 9 magnificent birds of prey from kestrels to eagles and had pleasure of a hawk walk in the surrounding fields, excellent value for money. If your looking for the biggest and best... More 

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Thank mikepickford
Haslingden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Long journey out there but well worth it viewing birds before hand was very good but then see them swooping down is fantasic

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a pleasant few hours here after a recommendation. It is in a nice peaceful area and we were lucky enough to pick a nice sunny day.The birds enclosures were all clean and the place looked well organised.The flying display was a bit limited but they do alternate the birds every display, nothing to stop you staying for another... More 

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Thank Emgee205
Pontefract, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

i visit this falconry more than any other wonderful place to visit and the staff are helpful and informative..

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a really lovely place set in a beautiful setting. It is not huge but is most definitely worth a visit. We took a picnic which I would recommend.There are ample picnic tables available. The birds are stunning and if you need to know anything the staff are very informative.The flying display is so amazing and the staff really... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

What a great way to spend a leisurely Sunday. The location is well signposted and easy to find, with ample parking. There are three displays a day, so we arrived for the first, then spent the time before the second wandering around and viewing the birds. All the birds are in a fantastic condition and are obviously well looked after.... More 

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