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Falconry UK Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre

#2 of 25 things to do in Thirsk Features Animals
Sion Hill Hall | Kirby Wiske, Thirsk YO7 4EU, England
+44 1845 587522
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Amazing day ! Amazing experience!

We had such such amazing day! We booked the full day experience and I cannot tell you how... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Great customer service

A great day out (Saturday 17 June ) with my aging father ( early 90's) my nephew and my wife. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Durham, 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
+44 1845 587522
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had such such amazing day! We booked the full day experience and I cannot tell you how fantastic it had been. The reasons why are these : Its a family run place and when i say family , i mean, the birds are like...More

Thank danusiatko
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great day out (Saturday 17 June ) with my aging father ( early 90's) my nephew and my wife. The weather was turning into a scorching day. As we took our seats for a brilliantly informative and humourous flying display, I found due to...More

1  Thank mymatepete
Reviewed 4 days ago

An excellent choice to visit we were there on a Monday and it was quiet. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable with a great display on show, can be difficult to find but well worth the effort

Thank William4dogs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day! Great facilities and lovely staff who clearly love their jobs and the birds. Well worth a visit

Thank debgrayson81
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

What a lovely experience well worth the money the trainers were brilliant will definitely visit again

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visited the centre on a dry day. I had visited a few years before but it was my partner's first visit and he loved. The staff are very knowledgeable about the birds both the species and the individual characters at the centre. The birds...More

Thank Lindsay J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Birds, the People, the Venue, the Facilities are the reasons we keep going back, taking new visitors with us when we can. The handling and walks and special events are great, always something new and interesting. A Must Visit attraction when in this part...More

Thank Alison Y
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The staff here all obviously love their birds and are all really helpful chatting and answering questions. The flying displays were great with about 8 bird in each session including falcons and eagles. It was lovely to see the birds flying off freely down the...More

Thank CS1_7
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a fantastic experience for anyone interested in birds of prey. We travelled from the midlands, to the races at Thirsk and to visit here too, it was well worth it. The place is so lovely, its in a valley and the sun shone...More

Thank judithterry
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Wow what an day here great day they talk to you all about the birds that they have and great display

Thank gemleelydia
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