DescriptionA majestic encounter This is a fascinating introduction to an ancient and intriguing pursuit. See for yourself an extraordinary relationship between man and bird of prey. Falconry was originally introduced as a means of obtaining "food for the table". In Medieval Britain birds of prey were often present at grand occasions such as pageants, weddings and jousting tournaments. Even today seeing these magnificent birds up close is a very special experience and one which you won't forget.You will be given an overview of the disciplines and history of falconry by one of the country's best falconers, followed by a brief introduction to the husbandry and welfare of birds and the equipment used in falconry. The course will end with the opportunity to fly a bird "to the fist" so you can experience the unforgettable sensation of having a magnificent bird of prey on your arm. Programmes vary depending on location. : : : : : :
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- locations: Suffolk, Stonham Aspal, Leicestershire, Greetham, Devon, Ipplepen, North Yorkshire, Settle, Midlothian, Bonnyrigg, Cheshire, Northwich, Lincolnshire, Langworth, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, Kent, Dartford, Northumberland, Kielder, Sussex, Chichester, Shropshire, Bridgnorth, Derbyshire, Risley, Dorset, Bridport, Perthshire, Aucherarder, Gloucestershire, Hardwicke
Booking & TermsExperience
No previous falconry experience is necessary.
General fitness is required as there can be a lot of walking involved.
This experience is available on selected Monday to Sunday dates, throughout the year.
You must be at least 16 years old, under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.
This activity is weather dependent.
- ID: 9001000000138
- barcode: 9001000000138
- product type: gift experiences
- group size: There'll be a maximum of 11 other people in your group.
- spectators: Unfortunately you can't bring spectators to watch.
- manufacturers product id: ATAD
- pack size: 1
- Saver Delivery: Yes
- 1st Class Delivery: Yes
- Courier Delivery: No
- Store Delivery: No