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Making happy visitors for ten years!

My birds of prey experience days give lots of handling and up close falconry experiences.

  • I have small groups of up to six participants (20-30 are not uncommon elsewhere).
  • Marvellous birds and a generous welcome on all my birds of prey experience days.
  • I have a great location here in the countryside.
  • We concentrate on being with the birds with you handling, flying, feeding and finding out all those special fascinating facts.
  • I like lots of questions and delve into my 45 years of falconry experience to answer them.
  • Tea / Coffee & Biscuits break to refresh you.


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A recent comment from a visitor on the Owl on the Hand experience

You cannot truly appreciate how amazing and beautiful these stunning birds are until you have paid a visit to Bird On The Hand. Andrew and Boris will take you on a bucket list experience. Be warned though this can be very addictive, we want more!!!
Tracey n Andy

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A Bird on the Hand .

A fantastic gift! Half Day Experience

Harris hawks on visitors fist on a falconry experience day at Bird on the Hand

Packed half day hands on birds of prey experience days that are both fun and educational. Your session will be spent seeing, handling, feeding & flying many types of bird, which include several species of Falcon, Hawks, Owls and Eagle.

This is without question a great introductory experience for young and old alike giving a full hands on and flying experience with the birds..

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Don't forget these sessions run in small groups of six participants. Don't compare with cheaper days with bigger groups

Great Value at only £75

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A Falconry Adventure.

Our Most Popular Experience!

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This action packed full day takes place out in the countryside with the morning being spent getting to know the birds. Your opportunity to be up close feeding handling and flying some of our favourite stars. We then have a great lunch with a great view.

The afternoon is spent out on the farm.  In summer we usually fly an eagle or European Eagle Owl and then we are out into the countryside for a walk with a team of Harris hawks who show there natural capabilities while popping down to you for the occasional titbit. In winter we are out with the Harris Hawk hunting team plus dog and ferrets.

Don't forget these sessions run in small groups of six participants. Don't compare with cheaper days with bigger groups

An experience of a lifetime for only £139 inc lunch.

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An Owl on the Hand

They are Cute, Fascinating and Amazing. A fantastic memorable experience with our owls.

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Actually lots of owls on the hand! A superb and unique experience for all owl fans! Get an "Owl on the Hand" experience and fly a variety of fantastic owls from the smallest to the largest. Owls are the most mysterious group of birds, they stir amazing passion in owl lovers and admirers.

See them fly and feed and handle them. Learn all the fascinating facts about this enigmatic group of raptors. A three hour unmissable experience for all owl enthusiasts.

Don't forget these sessions run in small groups of six participants. Don't compare with cheaper days with bigger groups

These special owl sessions are only £79

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A Complete Range of Birds of Prey Experiences

  • A half or whole day birds of prey experience days Read more
  • An Owl on the Hand experience day(Owls, Owls and more Owls) for all those owl lovers.Read more 
  • A family or group birds of prey experience days Read more
  • Parties, displays and office social events Read more
  • Birds of Prey Display for your Wedding.Read more 
  • Kids Birthday Parties ( 5 - 99 Years old )Read more 
  • Fancy something else - call me.Read more 

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How The Gift Voucher Works:

I provide personalised gift vouchers valid for 12 months. These can be for your choice of experience or to a money value. Children are welcome from about seven upwards. There are options for companions to join in the fun and they will have a great time too.

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Read some of my visitor comments and see for yourself how much my days are enjoyed.

Dear Andrew,

On behalf of both Mark and myself, I wanted to write and say how much we enjoyed the Falconry Adventure day yesterday. It was great fun, extremely informative and such an experience to get "up close and personal" with your beautiful birds. You have a wonderful setting and Read more


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 Hi Andrew,
Thanks once again for such a fantastic bird of prey experience and for letting us get to know your amazing birds.  It was refreshing to get out of London,  forget my worries and just enjoy nature at its best.
I shall be recommending the experience to all my friends and family.
Kindest regards,

Dear Andrew

I’ve had a wonderful, interesting and enjoyable day doing something completely new to me. The birds are amazing to watch and handle and there is so much to discover about every aspect of them. Andrew shared his knowledge in such an easy and engaging way with everyone in the group that we all relaxed and enjoyed the moment.

Jenny Maddock

 Visitors comments10/08/13

Great fun. Very educational and a wonderful gift

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Your choice of a range of bird of prey experience days and don't forget to add your personal message to be printed on the voucher.


winnyfist Things that make a great day out

A warm and friendly welcome. 

For ten years now my personal and friendly atmosphere has set the scene for a fantastic up close falconry experience with magnificent birds of prey. Held in the rolling Leicestershire countryside I provide a fabulous day out that will be remembered forever. Some of the things that I think are necessary for a great day out are:

  • The right group size, I usually work with up to six participants and find four to six is good. It gives good interaction, people ask different questions and always seem to enjoy the company as well as the birds.
  • Good location, I have my own property with a lovely outlook over the hills in a quiet countryside location. See pictures below.
  • Getting up close and learning about these fascinating birds of prey. I am happy to share a lifetimes knowledge with all my visitors.
  • Feeling the privilege of having effectively wild birds fly to your fist and give you their trust.
  • Plenty of hands on time with the birds.
  • A host that likes to see people enjoy themselves. Believe it or not this is the best part of the job.



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prod man eddieButt Personalise gift I'm glad you're still here as you have got to another good bit. Lots of people saying how great I am (well mainly the birds)! Do please read on for a little longer.

"Your birds are truly beautiful and Boris is adorable too! Thanks again for your time and creating a wonderful session for my family to spend some valuable time together in a relaxing and fun way."

"Wow! Wow! Wow!
Thank you so much. I've had a ball! x "

"Really great. V educational to boot!
Beats the BBC - (you) should get a job
when David A. retires"
Steve & Sandra

"Bought as a gift for 15 year old, taken along by a reluctant dad who
wasn't looking forward to standing around for ages.
They both came back buzzing, really informative and enjoyable. I'm sure
they will be going back and have recommended it to several people."


Read some more of their comments for yourself.



View across our field to Langton Caudle.
Sunshine and grey cloud. A wonderful view. 

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Of my 57 years on earth this is one of the better days. Thank you.

Easy to get to.

Our location of Leicestershire in Central England means we are well placed for easy travel. Using the motorway network, journeys from many locations are quick and simple. Leicester is just a bus ride and Nottingham, Derby and Birmingham are just around hour away with Luton, Stansted, Oxford, Stoke on Trent and Sheffield only 1 hour 30 minutes away..

Many of our visitors travel from as far as London and all think the effort has been worthwhile. We try hard to give days to remember and so far all our customers agree.

We are close to the local attractions of Rutland water and Foxton Locks if you are looking to fill your day with another local visit.


Yet another top day, Brilliant



Thanks for a lovely day.

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Harris hawks on visitors fist on a falconry experience day at Bird on the Hand

Another visitor having a great day out.
We're not called Bird on the Hand for nothing. Maybe we should change to Two Birds on the Hand.

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Spectators are welcome(there is a charge) but they are up close to the action and can ask questions too. They can take photos and regularly have birds fly past their ears, in fact they get the same experience as the participant apart from not having the birds on their hand Elaine, a spectator, at the end of the day said "I expected to be bored stiff but it was great fun".However, I don't want you to buy a gift for some one and find they are not going to enjoy it. That's why I give a unique money back guarantee.