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Falconry Experience Day (Half Day)

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The most popular, this is the half-day introduction to falconry (1.30pm - 4.30pm). They are very informal, and designed to give a fun day for those who just want that, while still being educational.
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The most popular, this is the half-day introduction to falconry (1.30pm - 4.30pm). They are very informal, and designed to give a fun day for those who just want that, while still being educational.

Groups are usually small, often 4-5 participants, with a few spectators. Spectators are welcome – someone needs to take the photos!

Drinks (tea, coffee, juice, water) are freely available throughout the day, and those taking part get an information pack and a certificate to take home as a memento of the day.

Half Day Experience

The afternoon session (1.30 until approximately 4.30) takes our participants and spectators into the field, where they can experience the thrill of their first hawk (and usually owl as well) flying to them and landing gently on their outstretched glove. Then they will take part in flying some falcons, including the peregrine, traditionally the falcon of kings and nobility, and the fastest creature that has ever lived on this planet. Some falcons will be flown to swung lures, mimicking the flight of their natural prey. Some will be flown to lures suspended on kites or balloons many hundreds of feet in the air. The experience is unforgettable.....

Please note: Not too much walking is involved, so Experiences are suitable for children and the the less mobile.

Children (the controllable ones, anyway!) are welcome as participants or spectators. Under 16s will need to be accompanied by an adult.

You can book now, on line or by telephone, and the date of the Experience Day is entirely flexible! 

We will send a brochure and a voucher made out to the recipient, who can then call us to arrange the date !

  • Half Day Experience £80 (spectators £5), including refreshments and memorabilia
  • If you are booking for more than one participant, we will give a discount as well!

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