RE-OPENING FROM 25/07/2020!
We have finally been able to put in place all necessary measures to allow us to re-open. We will be open WEEKENDS ONLY initially, and would encourage voucher holders to contact us asap to get booked in! Ring 01538 754784 after 6pm or over the weekend, alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org.
After so long stuck at home, what better way to experience the great outdoors than a visit to meet our magnificent birds? Experiences take place outside in the glorious Churnet Valley so treat yourself to one of the experiences detailed below – ring or email to make a booking.
Can’t wait to see you!
Pre-booked admission only:
Pre-booked experiences can be arranged for any weekend or weekday: flying, ‘mini-experiences’, half day experiences & Beginning Falconry training! Also, we will tailor your experience to suit your interests…if it’s owls you are passionate about, just say! We have many different species of owls, hawks and falcons, so whatever your preference, we will be able to supply the experience of your life!
VOUCHERS AVAILABLE FOR 5 DIFFERENT EXPERIENCES & VALID FOR 12 MONTHS:
Ring 01538 754784 after 6.30pm or any time over the week-end & buy over the phone.
PLEASE NOTE: once purchased, vouchers are not refundable.
Bird Flying: £50 per hour
Take one of our trained hawks into the surrounding woods where an experienced member of staff will teach you how to fly & work the bird in its natural environment.
‘Mini-Experience’: £35 per person – approx 2 hours. Minimum group size of 2.
Choose this for a taster experience of falconry – meet a variety of birds of prey up close, learn about their husbandry & have a go at interactive bird flying.
Half Day Experience: £100
We will take you behind the scenes to experience the day to day running of the park, and teach you the basics of falconry. You will then have the chance to spend some time handling a variety of birds and owls. Finally you will take one of our trained hawks into the surrounding woods to fly the bird in a natural environment. Accompanying guests £25 each.
Full day Hunting Experience: £150 including pub lunch
An exciting full day’s hunting in the beautiful Churnet Valley. After some basic training, we will head off into the valley after our chosen quarry with highly trained hawks. Following a well earned stop for some lunch at the local pub which boasts an award winning lunch, the hunt will continue until dusk approaches! Definitely not for the faint hearted!
Falconry Training: POA
Bespoke falconry training on a one to one basis or for small groups.
Beginning Falconry Training: £595
See separate page for details.
School Visits: POA
We can bring our birds to your school for educational visits, or arrange for your class to visit the centre.
Shows & Displays: POA
We can bring our birds to your show or special event as a static/handling display, or a full flying display (space & weather permitting)
Parties: £12 per head (minimum 10)
For an unusual event why not book a Birthday party here at the centre? As part of our Birthday party package the children will get a tour of the park and spend time handling some of our owls, hawks and falcons.
Pigeon Clearance: POA
We can bring hawks and falcons to clear problem pigeons from infested areas as an environmentally friendly pest control alternative.**Please note
Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times whilst at the centre.Due to the geographical nature of the valley, our park is not suitable for wheelchair/pushchair access.
All activities must be pre-booked to ensure availability. For all group visits , birthday parties & outside events, a 20% non-returnable deposit is required at the time of booking. Cancellation less than 30 days before visit or event will result in full balance being due.