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African Bird Handling Experience from £19 at Birds of Prey Centre (Up to 82% Off)

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Highlights

  • Three-hour session, with owls, hawks and falcons
  • Fly bateleur eagles and African fish eagles
  • Lanner falcon displays
  • Plus free entry into bird centre
  • Sandwich, tea/coffee provided
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013

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jenniferHELPFUL REVIEWER
4 ratings4 reviews
November 2, 2019
It's a wonderful 'taster'. Next time - it will have to be jan or feb now, I shall book a 'one to one' which will be worth every penny. I first visited 20 years ago & go at least once a year and it is by far the best falconry centre I have had the privilege to visit. The personnel are professional and extremely caring in their handling of the birds.
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Holly
2 ratings2 reviews
October 27, 2019
Was an amazing experience for anyone who likes birds of prey and the staff were excellent and very friendly would highly recommend
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EliseHELPFUL REVIEWER
3 ratings3 reviews
October 29, 2019
A fantastic place with truly dedicated knowledgeable staff. Owen was a fantastic guide and falconer! We will definitely be going back!
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The Deal

Traditionally native to sub-saharan Africa, a variety of predatory birds will be beating their wings over the rural British heartland of Bedfordshire. During the three-hour bird of prey experience, visitors will be introduced to a milky eagle owl as well as various hawks and vultures. They’ll fly the African fish eagle, known as the ‘Voice of Africa’, as well as the brightly-coloured bateleur eagle. A lanner falcon flying display will show the large raptor swooping and dipping overhead. Hungry horticulturists can dive onto a sandwich with tea or coffee, and with the meet-and-greet over, enjoy unlimited access to the centre for the day.

Choose from the following options for an African bird handling experience:

  • £19 for one (79% off)

  • £32 for two (82% off)


##The Merchant Birds of Prey Centre is home to over 200 feathered species, including owls, hawks, eagles and falcons. Visits can range from flying and handling experiences at the centre led by a falconer, to archery and laser clay shooting. Regular events also take place throughout the year, such as photography days where visitors can get up close and personal with hawks and capture photographers of them hunting.

Reviews

Average rating:4.5 stars

TripAdvisor (226 Reviews)

The Birds of Prey Centre has picked up a high-flying 4.5/5 on TripAdvisor, along with a 2013 Certificate of Excellence from the site. Visitors were keen to praise the enthusiastic staff as well as the informative experiences, displays and courses. Special mentions from several reviewers referred to the various chances the centre provided to see the birds both in flight and close-up.

The centre’s English School of Falconry soars on Facebook with over 1,200 likes.

Details verified 28/02/2014.

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The Fine Print

Validity: Expires 90 days after purchase.
Purchase: Limit 1 per 1 or 2 people. May buy 1 additional as a gift.
Booking: Required by phone 01234 742362 or email falconry.centre@btconnect.com. 24-hour cancellation policy.
Restrictions: Valid Mon-Sun 10am-1pm; 2pm-5pm. Must be 14 or older. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Valid on option purchased only.

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