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Family Day

£250.00

Invest in a family memory that will last a lifetime with our family experience day. Get the whole family involved in flying our spectacular birds of prey and learning about the routines of a professional falconer.  

A great day out for a family group of up to 8 people while spending the day with your personal falconer learning the basic handling skills, bird management, husbandry, conditioning, equipment making, history of falconry & importance of diet while getting a chance to be up close and personal, flying variety of species of Birds Of Prey.

Your day will start by meeting your professional falconer. Firstly, they will give you a detailed insight into every bird’s physical features, hunting skills and natural behaviours, as well as teaching you the basic handling skills you will be using throughout the day. After, you will be shown the daily routine of a professional falconer. This includes how falconers ensure their bird’s stay at their optimum weight, as well as the management and husbandry of the bird’s.

After lunch you’ll get straight in and hands on with our wonderful birds. You’ll start by taking our beautiful owls for a flight where you’ll be able to experience first hand how silently and effortless these birds fly. Once your owl interaction has concluded, you’ll head out for a walk in the countryside on a Hawk Walk. You’ll experience our hawks flying majestically from tree to tree and throughout this time it’ll be you calling them to the glove to feed. Finally, you’ll a unique opportunity to experience a falcon at its fastest, flying high and swooping in close to hunt its prey at speeds of up to 200mph.

Finally, you’ll finish up by returning back to your original meeting point for questions and photos before heading home.

(Family Day Experiences are run from 10am to 4pm)

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Further Information

  • Vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and must be used within the validity period.
  • 14 days notice is required for date changes/cancellations. Please contact us if you are unable to attend.
  • All vouchers are non-refundable.
  • Your experience may be cancelled due to bad weather conditions. If this happens your voucher is still valid for you to re-book as normal.
  • Appropriate, comfortable clothing and footwear must be worn for your experience.
  • Experiences may well be in a group session.
  • You must arrive 10 minutes prior to your experience to sign in.
  • Once purchased your chosen experience, to book your experience please contact us on info@skybirdsofprey.co.uk OR 01322 408365

 

 

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