Introduction to Birds of Prey in Derbyshire
A nice little Experience within easy reach of Risley, Derbyshire.
This informative and hands-on experience in Derbyshire is the perfect way to gain an insight into the world of many magnificent birds of prey. During the session, fly a selection of the centre’s incredible birds (including owls, hawks and falcons) to the glove under expert guidance and see these majestic creatures in full flight, thriving in their natural environment. This fantastic introduction to birds of prey offers the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with these amazing birds and is ideal for anyone who is fond of the great outdoors.
At least one weekend date per month throughout the year.
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 three hours.
Share the experience with up to 11 other bird of prey enthusiasts.
Spectators are welcome to attend for a fee of £10 per person.
Dress for the outdoors, waterproof and natural coloured clothing is advised, along with wellington boots. All falconry equipment is provided.
Minimum age is seven 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.
Feel free to bring a pair of binoculars and/or a camera.