• Learn the skills required to handle a striking bird of prey
• Get up close to an incredible eagle
£19.50 from Virgin Experience Days
Get close to these magnificent creatures and learn the skills required to handle our feathered friends. Encounter the fascinating bond that can develop between this fearsome bird and the handler. This Falconry Taster experience lets you see the incredible bird-of-prey up close and you’ll get the chance to handle the animal yourself during this hands-on and informative 3 hour experience. You will witness an amazing display as you see them in flight, and bring your camera to capture the awesome moments. You will receive expert tuition from a qualified bird handler, as well as in depth information about the background of these predatory creatures. They will demonstrate the necessary skills required to safely manage the falcon. This fantastic taster experience will be a joy for bird lovers or anyone with an interest in these powerful creatures.
Extra information about this Days Out & Tours experience
Expert advice and tuition Instructor demonstrations Bird handling and flying experience Experience g
On arrival at the venue you will be met by an expert handler who will provide you with some background information on the elusive predators. As well as learning about their behaviours and characteristics you may also get the chance to handle the birds yourself. Then you will be treated to a fantastic flying display. Don’t forget to take your camera to get some photos of them in flight. You’ll also have the opportunity to have some photos taken of yourself with the birds. It will be an unforgettable experience but it’s even better to have some images to show all your friends.
Participant guidelines: Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating parent/guardian You should
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