Hands-on Hawk Taster with BB Falconry
Delve into the majestic world of the hawk with this hands-on birds of prey taster experience in Derbyshire. Enjoy a guided walk of the centre and gain an insight into the lives of these magnificent creatures before heading out into open countryside. Under the guidance of a resident falconry expert, handle a Harris hawk before experiencing the thrill of flying it to the glove. This introductory experience provides the opportunity to really get up close and personal with the hawks and witness them thrive in their natural environment.
- A wonderful insight into the world of the hawk
- Enjoy an informative guided tour of the falconry centre
- Handle a Harris hawk and fly it to the glove under expert guidance
- A must for any bird of prey enthusiast!
- Availability Description
At least one weekend date per month throughout the year.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age 7 and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Due to the amount of walking involved, it is important to be reasonably physically fit.
If the forecast is bad, please call the venue for a weather check before setting out. If the experience is cancelled because of bad weather it will be re-booked for an alternative date.
Lasts around one hour.
- Numbers on the Day
Share the experience with up to 11 other bird of prey enthusiasts.
- Dress Code
Dress for the outdoors, waterproof and natural coloured clothing is advised, along with wellington boots. All falconry equipment is provided.
- Other Info
Feel free to bring a pair of binoculars and/or a camera.