One or two people can handle and fly birds of prey at this Southwell-based centre, or get advice on taking photos of the birds up-close
About This Deal
Beginning at 10.30am, this falconry experience lets avid avian fans to get up close and personal with some majestic birds of prey. Visitors can learn about the animals and the history of falconry before getting a chance to fly and handle various birds in rolling Nottinghamshire countryside. Sessions run in all weather and feature some walking, with species most likely to make an appearance including golden eagle, steppe eagle, Eurasian eagle owl, gyr falcon, bay winged hawks and the saker falcon. Alternatively, options are available to use the time with the birds to brush up on some photography skills. A professional photographer will be present to provide some tips, with clients encouraged to bring their own camera to practise getting some snaps.
Choose from the following options:
£18 for a half-day golden eagle and bird of prey experience for one person (70% off)
£30 for a half-day golden eagle and bird of prey experience for two people (75% off)
£17 for a half-day bird of prey photography experience for one person
£32 for a half-day bird of prey photography experience for two people
##The Merchant: Chris Miller Falconry is dedicated to all things feathered and taloned, boasting a number of impressive birds of prey. Guests can head along and be immersed in the world of falconry, from handling experiences with hawks, eagles, owls and falcons, to multi-day hunting trips and holidays.
TripAdvisor (62 Reviews)
Chris Miller Falconry has scored an encouraging 3.5/5 on TripAdvisor. Some past opinions varied, with sessions getting booked up fast, though on the whole recent reviewers were keen to compliment the personable instructor. Special mentions went to the birds themselves, with the chance to see various breeds in flight.
Details verified 2 September 2014.
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Purchase: Limit 1 per 2 people. May buy 4 additional as gifts. Max 20 people per group.
Booking: Required online at www.chrismillerfalconry.co.uk/booking/ . 48-hour cancellation policy.
Restrictions: Valid Tue, Thu and Sat- Sun 10.30am-4.30pm. Must be 16 or older. Must wear walking boots and warm clothes. Must be used in one single visit. No dogs or spectators permitted. Subject to weather conditions. Must sign waiver. Valid for option purchased only.
Original values: *Discount applies to selected options only. Verified using our merchant's website on 16 feb 2015.