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Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre

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Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
+44 1845 587522
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Fantastic experience and excellent customer service

Really great experience for all ages. Everyone gets a turn flying these amazing birds. My son also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David C
via mobile
My retirement present

We had a wonderful day. The birds were spectacular. The handlers were brilliant talking us through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilly B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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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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Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
+44 1845 587522
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really great experience for all ages. Everyone gets a turn flying these amazing birds. My son also cut his lip whilst playing in the playground and the staff where brilliant. Thanks for the soft toys it cheered them up. We'll be back.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day. The birds were spectacular. The handlers were brilliant talking us through all the bird history etc:- Very well looked after place. I recommend it for people who love all wild birds.

Thank Hilly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent day was had by my wife (observer) and myself. A warm drink when we arrived followed by a close encounter with eagles before moving on to having a bird fly 'to hand' (glove) We then listened to a short talk on equipment and...More

Thank Cliff_Healey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I received a whole day experience here as a birthday gift. I cannot rightly remember how many others shared in my day but I think five. I thoroughly enjoyed my time here. There are 3 staff involved in the bird handling side of things and...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good day. All staff very knowledgable. Lady on the mike was great. A budding comedienne. Highly recommended.

Thank Mjcunli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time last week, the Centre is easy to find with quiet access roads. Watched two flying sessions, both of a range of different species, where it is clear that the birds are well cared for by very knowledgeable staff, who are...More

Thank The_Catman107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here as a couple while on holiday in Yorkshire. It is a really good day out. The place is family run and all the staff are really helpful and provide interesting talks on the birds. The entrance fee is very reasonable and you can...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today it's a lovely little place the cafe is very small very informative birds of prey display

Thank Simonebonyrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife is Owl mad so perfect xmas present for her, an Owl Experience day. Excellent staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Clean toilets, lovely gift shop, nice tea room, with food, drinks and assorted gifts at reasonable prices (not rip off like some places once your...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best days out I have had in a long time. Fantastic experience and wonderful staff. Very interesting and informative. Loved all the birds and especially Gonzo the vulture! He made my heart melt and also made me laugh at his antics. Well...More

Thank Turquoise63
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4 August 2017|
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Response from squonk999 | Reviewed this property |
not sure but check out the website,well worth the visit