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Contact

Andrew Blake

01858 540 393

Address

Barn Owl Hollow,
Stonton Road,
Church Langton,
Market Harborough,
LE16 7SZ

Details

Our Most Popular Experience - Truly The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure!

Special Autumn offer £139 for one or £249 for two
(Select multiple participants for the £249 offer)

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.

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).

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for groupsPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Prices

Price: £139.00

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing

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Map reference: SP 724934  Lat: 52.54245 Long: -0.92597

Parking: free