This half term fly down to the bird of prey centre, the Centre is open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm, with three flying displays daily 11.30am - Owls of the World, 1.30pm - Birds of the World and 3.30pm - Birds of the World. We offer the chance to handle the birds after the 11.30am and 3.30pm displays and the chance to fly a birds after the 1.30pm display, all of this is incluced in your entry fee; Adults £10.00 Seniors £9.00 Children (3 to 16 years) £5.00, Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children( £25.00, under 3's free. No need tobook just come along and meet the birds.
Additional Activities - The Centre of Hocus Pocus - October 27th to November 2nd 11am or 2pm
Let us entertain you and your family this October Halloween half term, from October 27th to November 2nd at 11.00am or 2.00pm join us at the bird of prey centre. Handle and fly many different species of owls, enter our pumpkin room where each child will get to carve thier own pumpkin and take it home and enjoy a glass of witches brew and a spooky cup cake. The experience lasts for approximately two hours and is suitable for all ages.
Children £18.00 Adults £10.00 - Includes entry into the centre all day!
Call 01234 742362 or 01234 742766 to book your places
New For Hawking Season 2014 - Game hawking with Evening Game dinner
Experience British Falconry at its best, join us this Hawking season for a fantastic afternoon out flying and hunting with a team of hawks. The experience starts at 1.00pm where you will be met by the falconers and the hawking team, head out in the landrovers where you will get to hunt with your own hawk for the afternoon. As we walk through the woodland the hawks follow on through the canopy of the trees in search of a variety of quarry before swooping down to the fist. At first hand see the hawks working as a team showing determination within every flight. At 4.30pm we arrive back at the centre, once the hawks are settled for the night you then go on to sit back and enjoy a homecooked game dinner. Enjoy many types of food including venision, pheasant, pies and more. After an afternoon hawking a heart warming meal will be the perfect end to the day.
£145.00 per person, comes with an attractive gift vouhcer which is valid for 12 months, you choose the date and you fly the birds. Call 01234 742362 for more information.
The ESF Falconry Club - Open for membership NOW
NEW FOR 2015 - Are you interested in learning the art of Falconry? We are opening a new club for adults to learn all about falconry, the training and housing of birds of prey. The club will run for 10 months with one meeting a month on the first Sunday of each month from 10.00am to 1.00pm. During the 10 month course you will have the opportunity to learn all about birds of prey and falconry; learn the falconers knot and the safety of handling birds of prey, the falconers language, go out hunting with Harris Hawks, make equipment, handle and fly various species of birds, law, health and more. Each member will be given a pack of course notes which they can keep and at the end of the 10 months will receive a certificate of completion. The total cost for the 10 month membership is £276.00, payment can be made in full or can be broken down into 3 instalments of £92.00. Membership is limited, for more information or to book your place please call the office on 01234 742362.
For all field sport experiences please visit www.fieldsportscentre.co.uk
The centre is open 7 days a week from 10.00am - 5.00pm. The centre is home to over 200 birds of prey from all around the world, including many species of owls, hawks, eagles, falcons, kites and vultures.
11.30 - Owls of the World
1.30pm - Birds of the World
3.30pm - Birds of the World
Each of our flying displays last for approx 30 minutes, each flying display is different, see all the birds in action as we bring them close over your heads!
Additional Activities (included in your entry price)
After the 11.30am and 3.30pm flying displays we offer visitors the opportunity to handle an owls, perfect chance to get a souvenier photos and ask the falconers any questions you may have.
2.00pm - Have a go at flying an owl or hawk.
Senior Citizens £9.00
Children (3-16 years) £5.00
Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children) £25.00
Children under the age of 3 years are free
Group Rate (Parties of 10 visitors or more) £7.50 per person
1 Hour Bird of Prey Experience (not included in your entry price)
Make your visit to the bird of prey centre extra special and book in on an hours experience. You will have the opportunity to handle and fly different species of birds including owls, hawks, eagles and falcons. You are able to book in on this experience on the day of visiting or you can ring the office on 01234 742362 and book prior to visiting.
12.00pm - 1.00pm - Booking no later than 11.30am
4.00pm - 5.00pm - Booking no later than 3.30pm
Adults - £10.00
Children - £7.00
(Not suitable for children under the age of 5 years)
Our tea room and gift shop is open 7 days a week or we have a picnic area, parking is free.