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Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre

#2 of 25 things to do in Thirsk Features Animals
Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
+44 1845 587522
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Lovely flying shows

As this is a rather small centre in terms of the amount to wander around and look at, I would have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harrogate, United Kingdom

Excellent experience well worth a visit. The display was very good and informative. You can also... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
john h
Cheshire, 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 4 days ago

As this is a rather small centre in terms of the amount to wander around and look at, I would have to say the highlight is the flying shows, particularly seeing the large eagles like the White Tail and Bateleur in action. Informative, engaging delivery...More

Thank SunInSplendour
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent experience well worth a visit. The display was very good and informative. You can also get up close with some of the birds after the display has finnished.

Thank john h
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely location and easy to find. The birds are beautiful and there are opportunities to get really close to them. The staff were welcoming, knowledgeable with the displays entertaining and informative. They really love and care for the birds. It has a real family feel...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner got me an experience day for my 65th. It met all expectations and was a wonderful experience. It was so interesting made better by the dedicated staff who gave us a wondeful day. There was a wide range of birds we could handle...More

Thank w0rkshard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what a fantastic visit. We stopped here on our way up to Scotland and so glad we did. The staff are fantastically helpful, very knowledgable and more than happy to take time out to talk to you about any of the birds. We were...More

Thank Higsi
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited here on our way home from visiting family in Hartlepool,what a great place, the staff are so friendly and informative,they have a great collection of birds and they do flying displays and if you ask nicely you can handle the birds. all in...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took the day off work to help with childcare for my 3 grandchildren age 12, 10 and 7 years old. All off them and loved our visit to the centre, as did I. Kerry and Dave who did the flying demonstrations were both charismatic...More

Thank Bernibabez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to visit here as it was the last day of our holiday, what a good decision. We had an amazing experience, the staff were very friendly and happy to spend time talking to us about the birds. The displays were entertaining and you...More

Thank littlejunie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone travelling near Thirsk in North Yorkshire must visit this Birds of Prey Centre, with three shows daily and SUPER staff, all VERY knowledgeable about all of the birds on show, from Eagles, Hawks, American Kestrel's, Vultures, Owls, falcons + many more. A real pleasure...More

Thank billco57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Displays are marvellous, good variety of birds, well trained staff and cafe and shop a joy to visit.

Thank LyndaArmer
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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