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Swinton Park Birds of Prey

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Swinton Park | Masham, Masham, England
+44 1765 680900
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Half day falconry experience

Having messed about changing the dates of my visit twice, at short notice, I was accommodated with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
robhQ6333QH
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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An experience not to be missed

I booked for my partners Xmas present and we and earlier this month we went to the hotel for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Becki D
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful centre which offers many experiences for the whole family. Falconry, Birds of Prey hunting, demonstrations, childrens events etc. They also have fun things like Hawk and Bafrn Owl Ring Bearing and Dove release for weddings. The center is found at Swinton Park, but is owned and run by Sophie Abbott. Very much appreciated experience!
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Swinton Park | Masham, Masham, England
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+44 1765 680900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having messed about changing the dates of my visit twice, at short notice, I was accommodated with no problems by the hotel and the falconry centre. There was only me on the session, so I had a brilliant time with Mandy who was very knowledgable...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked for my partners Xmas present and we and earlier this month we went to the hotel for the experience. And an experience it was!! There was only the two of us there so I was able to upgrade and join in as well....More

Thank Becki D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to do the birds of prey experience as it was something he enjoys and we both absolutely loved it. Started of with our host Mandy telling us about the history of Swinton and how the birds of prey came about...More

Thank Letitia P
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

My partner purchased me this experience as a birthday present and it was well worth the journey up to Swinton. Meeting all the birds and having a chance to handle them was fantastic and the range of birds is truly great. We got to learn...More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

An excellent day which is well organised with a falconer and professional photographer. A number of birds of prey are located in situations which give you a very good chance of obtaining high quality images. Lunch of sandwiches and mountains of chips provided.

Thank George F
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

It is very seldom that you can get so close to birds of prey, so enjoy Swinton's fantastic set-up. Well worth a visit.

Thank Glyn F
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you again for the lovely experience. We really enjoyed the handling of the birds and especially the walk through the park with "H" the Harris Hawk. Stunning setting in Swinton Park.

Thank Elke M
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great time with Mandy and the birds - informative and hands-on but in a casual and friendly environment. The birds, of course, are also incredible, and flying them is an unforgettable experience!

Thank Chris10112
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience! Wendy introduced us to all the birds, taught us about them & let us handle some Owls and take the Hawk out into the woods. I was quite nervous about the Hawk but Wendy really made me feel comfortable & there really wasn't...More

Thank Zoe W
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We booked the owl experience as part of our stay at Swinton Park hotel. We got to meet all the birds (not just the owls), were given a lot of information and, most importantly, had so much fun!

Thank Maija U
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