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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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Half Day Owl Experience

Visited yesterday after receiving vouchers for an experience as a gift. Got to handle and fly... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
via mobile

me and a friend went to see birds of prey & shoot some video, two members of staff ( or owners... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Scarborough District, 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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“flying display” (18 reviews)
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Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
+44 1845 587522
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited yesterday after receiving vouchers for an experience as a gift. Got to handle and fly numerous Owls, all very different in their own way with great character. The staff Colin, Kerry and Dave were amazing with us and you can see how much passion...More

Thank pucksy
Reviewed 17 October 2017

me and a friend went to see birds of prey & shoot some video, two members of staff ( or owners ) took exeption in that we had big video cams + tripods, thought we were pros taking footage to make money out of it,...More

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falconryuk, Owner at Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for your review of our visitor attraction, unfortunately we remember your visit well as on your arrival at reception you thrusted some sort of ID card towards a member of staff and asked for a concession ticket having blocked the entrance with two...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

i visited the centre as part of a bird of prey photography day. The staff were brilliant and extremely helpful, including providing photograph advice and tips. We were able to phototgraph a golden eagle, little owl, goshawk, peregrine, kite, kestrel and sea eagle amongst a...More

Thank ChrisJeal
Reviewed 10 September 2017

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 10 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 6 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Mjcunli
Reviewed 2 September 2017

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 September 2017

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 29 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Simonebonyrose
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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