The Bird of Prey Centre is situated in the beautiful grounds of the Shuttleworth Estate, the centre is home to over 200 birds of prey ranging from different species of Owls, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, Kites, Vultures and even Pelicans.
There is a full time table of activities for the whole family:
11.15am - Eagle Meet and Greet - Meet the giants of the skies, learn about the different species of eagles, get close to these majestic birds, species include White Tailed Sea Eagle, American Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, African Fish Eagle, Bateleur Eagle, Chillean Blue Eagle plus many more.
12.00pm - Flying Display - The display lasts for approx 40 mins and consists of differnt species of falcons, owls, our American Bald Eagles, European White Stork, Red Kites, hawks and more.
2.00pm - Have a Go - Your chance to have a go at flying either a hawk or an owl.
3.00pm - Flying Display - The display lasts approx 40 mins and consists of different species of falcons, owls, our White Tailed Sea Eagle. Pelicans, African Fish Eagle, hawks and more.
After each flying display there will be the opportunity to handle some of the owls for yourselves, giving you the opportunity to take some photos and ask the falconers any questions you may have.
Please Note: Birds may vary in the flying displays but each display is different.
As well as all the activities we have going on you may also like to visit our walk through Barn Owl avairy, take a walk around Owl Wood, sit by the lake and have a picnic, visit the childrens play ground or just simply take in the scenery.
We hold many special events during the course of the year so keep an eye on our events board for information.
The centre is open 7 days a week all year round: Summer (February Half Term - October 31st) 10.00am - 5.00pm Winter (November 1st - February 10.00am - 4.00pm) Please note that from November until February Half Term we do not do our flying displays but there are opportunities to handle the birds and have a go at flying a bird.
Prices - Adults £12.00 Seniors £11.00 Children Under 16 Free (Maximum of 4 children free per family, additional children are £4.00 per child).
November 1st - February Half Term discount rates apply