Our Most Popular Experience - Truly The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure!
This full action packed. hands on 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.
After a hearty lunch the afternoon is spent out on the farm, in winter, with the Harris Hawk hunting team plus dog and ferrets. 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.
Your morning session will begin with an introduction to Falconry and then you will go straight to mastering the techniques of flying and handling South American Harris Hawks, Falcons and Owls. After a hearty lunch we head out to the fields. In summer we take a team of Harris hawks and they will display their aerial skill following us, coming to your fist for treats and chasing any quarry they see. During the hunting season, (October to March, rabbits; October - January pheasant), a full hunt will ensue taking dogs & ferrets to work with the birds.
Companions / Spectators
You can bring family and friends with you to enjoy the day. They are fully involved in the day, being at your side throughout and able to ask questions, take photographs and be part of the action. Obviously they do not get to handle the birds but they do have a great time. A full day spectator including lunch is normally £55 but there is a reduced price if purchased now with the participant See the purchasing options for prices. Children under 16 are free.
Duration 7 Hours approximately, group size normally up to six. Usually 10am to 5pm (9:30-4:30 December and January).
Gift Voucher Details
The gift voucher pack contains a presentaion envelope, gift voucher and details of the experience. This is sent First Class Post under plain cover to you or it can be sent direct to an address of your choice for the recipient. Please make sure you fill in the Gift Voucher Greeting so the recipient knows who sent it. (no pricing details are sent) The day out can taken any time within 12 months of purchase subject to availability.
Deluxe Presentation Pack
Make your gift voucher into something special with our smart green presentation box and gold bow. It includes a description of your day out, a real leather mini falconer's gauntlet (various colours) and falconry bell made by the ancient process in Lahore, Pakistan. This is a lovely presentation pack that will be a joy to unwrap.
Making your purchase is easy. There are options to pay by credit card or cheque and you can do it online or telephone 08456 522543
Your order and voucher are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and you can take your activity during that period.
You can also telephone to check availability prior to purchase and we will make a booking and take your order.