Things to do at Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre review
The Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre is located close to Thirsk at Sion Hill Hall in North Yorkshire. It provides a variety of experience days. It is a conservation centre that was set up to ensure the survival of birds of prey and to provide the public with the opportunity to see these beautiful birds. You don’t have to book an experience to visit the centre.
The centre has daily bird displays where eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, owls and vultures swoop and dive all around you. The arena is set in the centre’s English garden. The skilled handlers will teach you more about their birds and you can discover at first hand why these birds are masters of the sky. At the end of each display, they do allow members of the public to hold their birds of prey (not everyone will be able to take part, there is no extra cost for this) In between displays many of their birds are on display for photos.
The centre has over 70 birds and 30 species. They have a range of experiences you can book on at an additional cost. Experiences range from half-day to one hour walk or flying encounters. Children from 8 can take part in the one-hour flying encounter, those under 10 can take part in the hawk walk so long as they are accompanied by an adult hawk walk follower.
They have three displays per day at 11:30, 1:30 and 3.30 (Weather Permitting) With different birds in each display.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Birds of prey centre with daily flying displays and the opportunity to hold one of their birds. They also offer a variety of experiences some of which children can take part in. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket costs £8, children 3-16 £6, under 3s are free. Other pricing options including family tickets are available.
Is there parking?
There is a car park.
When are they open?
For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are not permitted.
Are they accessible?
Please contact the venue
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