Experience Days

Spend a day with expert falconers at The Devon Bird of Prey Centre gaining insight into the ancient art of Falconry.


Enjoy close encounters with these magnificent birds, spend time gaining insight into the ancient art of falconry, you will be amazed at the agility of the hawk, the grace of the owl and the spectacular flight of the falcon stooping the lure at over 100 mile per hour. Your experience will include an introduction the different species and then emphasis will be on hands on and flying a selection of the birds to the glove for yourself. A wonderful treat for yourself or an ideal gift for someone special

Our experiences give you an opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes and find out what is involved in handling, training and flying Birds of Prey. Delivered in a lighthearted and fun way.   The experience includes: General Husbandry, Weighing and feeding birds, joining the falconers in training and flying the birds, which will include hands on experience and flying a selection of birds to the glove for yourself to experience the thrill of meeting the birds face-to-face.

The 1 Hour experience is designed as a taster session which we have also found to be very popular for children

Spectators are welcome at a fee of £5 (1 hour experience), £10 (2 hour experience) or £20 (half day) per person 

Gift vouchers available

 

ADOPTIONS

Adopt a bird of your choice for 12 months.  Receive photographs of your chosen bird, information about them an Adoption Certificate and have your name on the birds enclosure

 

 

DELUXE ADOPTION

As above but with the opportunity to come to the centre and meet and fly one of our selected birds

Please note, where possible we will of course allow you to meet and fly your adopted bird but this is not always possible.  In the event that your adopted bird is unable to do the handling and flying we will offer you the opportunity to do this with another of our beautiful birds.  .