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Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre

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Sion hill hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
+44 1845 587522
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Don't miss the displays

Great selection of birds and very good displays throughout the day (tip: sunny still days aren't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie M
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Yarm, United Kingdom
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Amazing full day experience

Came two years ago to do the half day experience and wanted to come again to do the full day. Done... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DemonChandler
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Oldham, 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
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+44 1845 587522
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great selection of birds and very good displays throughout the day (tip: sunny still days aren't good for the birds. Apparently they prefer a good breeze). The staff were all friendly and helpful. Only criticism would be that some of the centre and children's play...More

Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came two years ago to do the half day experience and wanted to come again to do the full day. Done the full day today 9th May 2018 and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Would definitely recommend this for all bird of prey lovers and even...More

Thank DemonChandler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time visiting the centre again and really friendly staff - really good flying displays plus opportunity to get close up to the birds. Worth visiting and supporting this family run centre.

Thank WelshVal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice day out and well worth the money. Shop is very reasonably priced for snacks and gifts. Staff are very friendly and the 3 shows throughout the day are all different. The staff clearly have a passion for what they are doing and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my toddler, mother in law and husband. My little one absolutely loved it, and the staff kindly got some of the ferrets out for us to see.

Thank meandbaby2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a full day hawking experience, from start to finish the staff showed excellent knowledge of a full range of birds. From small kestrels to the large white tailed eagle, you are exposed to the full range of birds. A very professional set up,...More

Thank R3408BFpeter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the Eagle experience for my birthday and what a treat, just brilliant. From the warm and friendly welcome to the very informative talks and getting up close and personal to all the magnificent Eagles was a day I will never forget. A lifelong wish...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day here at the centre...saw an wide variety of bids even met some up close well worth the visit on my way back north...thanks to the staff on the day...

Thank Jamie L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bought the full day falconry experience for my husband's 50th birthday. What a brilliant day it was. Colin, Kerry & Dave are funny, friendly & extremely knowledgable. They clearly love the birds & this is far more than a job to them. I would...More

Thank Lynne N
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I bought my husband and son in law the half day Eagle Experience and they thought it was wonderful. The staff are very good at what they do both regarding the birds AND the customers. It was a very special day - thank you!

Thank JanEastYorkshire
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Simonebonyrose
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Response from squonk999 | Reviewed this property |
not sure but check out the website,well worth the visit
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