Falconry UK - Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre

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 English garden. 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.

Discover at first hand what makes these birds masters of the skies. Following each breathtaking display you too may hold our birds of prey for The Ultimate Hands on Experience.

Owl Experience Gift Voucher

Do you have an Owl lover in your family? if so why not treat them to our bespoke Owl Experience, its a total hoot, the experience starts at 10.30 when you meet, handle and fly a selection of our different owls that we have here at the centre. Our Falconry staff will be on hand to ensure you have an enjoyable and special experience. A break for refreshments is included. The experience finishes in time for the 1.30pm display which you are welcome to stay and watch, you can then tour the centre at you leisure.
Age restriction applies from 13 years upwards.

Price: £50.00


Falconry Experience Gift Voucher

Spoil that special person with a day to remember, why not treat them to one of our Experience days? Falconry UK's "introduction to falconry experience" offers a unique insight into the art of falconry. Throughout the experience, emphasis is "hands on" and you will be given the chance to handle many different species of raptors. The birds used on the experience days are Owls, Hawks, Vultures and Eagles.


The day begins with a tour of the centre where you will be introduced to the birds that you will be encountering on the experience. You will be shown different techniques for handling our birds of prey safely which will be followed by a glimpse into the step-by-step guide to training a bird of prey.

these experiences run 7 days a week through out the coming season.

Why not give someone a special day to remember and come along and spectate

call 01845 587522 or follow the link to buy on line from £50 

Hawk Walk Gift Voucher

We can give you the experience of a life time when for an hour you can accompany one of our falconers and enjoy for yourself the thrill and excitement of flying a Harris Hawk in the glorious countryside around Sion Hill Hall. Admittance for one person into the centre is also included within this price. On your return to the centre you are free to stay and enjoy the later flying displays and tour the centre at you leisure.
All Gift Vouchers are sent out in plan envelopes and are valid for the coming 2016 season
All for £30 per flyer and £10 per spectator 

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A collection of photos of our birds