With a selection of locations throughout the country, you're sure to find a Birds Of Prey centre near you.
This amazing experience lasts half a day and includes an introduction to falconry, with Hawks, Eagles and Owls.
Learning about them and then taking them into the nearby woods or fields and actually flying them.
What could be more thrilling for a child then to witness a bird of prey in action?! The event begins with a tour of the centre including meeting the trainers and seeing the birds close up, followed by the opportunity to share newly found knowledge with their envious friends on their different characteristics, hunting habits, capabilities and especially speed. The birds are well behaved, and will show off their natural instincts to your child.
The experience allows your young ones to be like a bird keeper, having plenty opportunities to fly the hunters themselves, and for you to take pictures of this exciting event which is definitely an unforgettable one. The equipment is provided, but wellington boots are advised.
The experience lasts 5-7 hours. The minimum age differs depending on location but is between 10-16 years old and lunch is included at some locations only. Visit Buy-a-Gift for more details.