Christmas at the Bird of Prey Centre - November 28th and 29th and December 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th
Ho, Ho, Ho! Get into the Christmas Spirit and let us entertain you and your family - November 28th & 29th, December 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th, sessions run at 11.00am or 2.00pm.
Handle and fly different species of owls, get up close to these beautiful birds as you will get the opportunity to come face to face with the very beautiful Barn Owl, Great Grey Owl, Tawny Owl, Eagle Owl and more, enter our Christmas grotto where each child will get to make thier own bag of reindeer food sprinkled with magic flying dust to take home and the highlight of the experience meet the man himself Father Christmas!. The experience lasts for approximately 2 hours. Children £10.00 Adults £5.00, includes entry into the bird of prey centre all day! Please be advised this experience must be pre-booked, either call 01234 742362/01234 742766 or go to events and book on line.
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.
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The Bird of Prey Centre - Winter Opening Hours
The Bird of Prey Centre is open 7 days a week during the winter, from 10.00am - 4.00pm (Closed December 24th, 25th, 26th 31st and January 1st)
11.30 - Owls of the World
1.30pm - 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 flying display 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
2.00pm - 3.00pm - Booking no later than 1.30pm
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.