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The KL Falconry Experience
Spend the full day with KL Falconry and our magnificent birds! Start the day flying, handling and feeding a range of our beautiful owls and finish with a majestic hawk, whilst enjoying the views of the stunning Yorkshire countryside.With a falconer on hand, you will have full control of these fascinating animals whilst learning about falconry and birds of prey. The KL Falconry experience runs from 10am – 3pm*, here is a breakdown of how you will spend your day; 10am – 12pm Owl encounter; spend 2 hours, flying, handling and feeding a range of our beautiful owls. 12pm – 1pm Lunch, a great opportunity to try the cafés amazing food! Or bring a packed lunch! 1pm – 3pm Hawk walk; the last 2 hours are spent flying your very own hawk, walk along the winding farm track whilst your hawk follows on, flying your hawk to and from the fist.
Contact us to book your KL Falconry Experience now! Please visit our page ‘Gift Voucher‘ page to purchase a gift voucher for this encounter
*We can tailor The KL Falconry Experience to suit you, please contact us to discuss your day. The Falconry Day is provided on a one to one basis, spectators are welcome at a fee of £10pp.
If you would like more than one person to participate in the experience day, please contact us, we would be more than happy to oblige!
Owl experience Handle, fly and feed a range of our beautiful owls! Upon arrival, you will be introduced to the owls you will be spending your session with, in this time your falconer will show you how to handle the owls correctly and brief you on the encounter; then you take control! Throughout your encounter, the owls are in your control, with a falconer on hand, you will fly the owls to and from your own gloved hand! Feel the thrill when the owl lands on your arm for the first time, and watch them then take off and take their place on a perch that is set out for them. Don’t forget your camera! Although we know this experience is unforgettable, it’s nice to have some photographs to show off! Your falconer will be more than happy to take photographs of you flying the owls. All ages welcome on this amazing experience! Prices start from £30 Spectators £5 We also offer owl handling sessions, no flying involved in this session. This is perfect for people who just want a chance to get up close and personal with the birds rather than watch them fly. Anyone who wants to over come their fears, this is the encounter for you! These encounters start at £20Please visit our page ‘Gift Voucher‘ page to purchase a gift voucher for this encounter.To book an encounter please contact us.
The perfect falconry experience! Spend time walking through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside while your hawk follows on, coming back to you on your call, then returning to his place in a tree above to ensure he can see what’s going on! On arrival you will be introduced to your hawk and have a quick session on handling correctly and you will be briefed on the day ahead. You will then head out with an experienced and knowledgeable falconer into the field to enjoy your experience. Don’t forget your camera! This is an experience not to be missed, ensure you capture your memories on film! Your falconer will be happy to use your camera to take photos of you while you fly and handle the Harris hawk. We limit this walk to a maximum of 4 people, this ensures that you will get your chance to handle the bird and we are not overcrowded. Take a look at our fantastic testimonials on Hawk Walks! Please note that this experience is weather permitted. If the weather is unsuitable then we will be forced to rearrange the day. Children 16 & under must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable clothing is permitted. Please remember we are outside and it may be muddy or uneven. Please contact us for pricesPlease visit our page ‘Gift Voucher’ page to purchase a gift voucher for this encounter.To book an encounter please contact us.
- Schools Our aim at KL Falconry is to provide old and young with the opportunity to have hands on experience with our native wildlife. Teaching the importance of wild and captive birds of prey and owls. Our school team provide interactive sessions, both static and flying. A selection of our birds can be handled by the children and staff, possibly providing a once in a lifetime opportunity. We cover a wide range of subjects throughout the National Curriculum and can tailor our talks to any age and subject around the various Key stages. Our experienced falconers will talk to the children on their level, adding in more depth for the teachers. We can provide sessions from 1 hour to a full day – we can be placed in the classroom for single sessions, the hall for multiple sessions or outside for our flying sessions. Our birds will be brought into the school in their travel boxes, they will then be taken out in turn – the falconer will take the birds around for the children to see whilst talking about this bird and answering any questions that are being asked.
Pricing 1 hour session – £100 This session is usually spent in the classroom with one class 2 hour session – £150 This session is spent in the hall for two classes Half day session £200 This session is usually spent again in the hall, we remain stationary while multiple classes visit us. Full day session £300 This session can be spent outside for the whole school, each class coming out for separate sessions. We will bring our gazebo and perch out all of our birds so they are all on display and talk about them in turn, again answering any questions that are asked. Flying displays £TBC Please contact us for a quote for our flying displays. We travel up to one hour from our base – covering most of Yorkshire Please contact us for a mileage quote
DBS checked to an enhanced level
- Events Static and flying displays Events, galas, fetes, fairs, festivals, school events, fundraisers or any other events! Birds of prey are a big crowd puller, bringing more people into your event. Our team of falconers and birds will be an excellent, unforgettable addition to any event. Our passion shines through while we deliver displays to the best of our ability. Brining the audience into our display, giving them a thrilling experience. Our ‘hold a bird’ team are another fantastic crowd puller, allowing the public to get up close and personal with these beautiful birds of prey with the chance to meet a bird, maybe for the first time! Giving old and young the chance to experience these birds first hand. We try and limit our travel time to one hour for one day events, however if we are attending full weekend events or longer we would consider travelling further – just ask! Contact us for a quote
Photo shoots/Camera Clubs
Static and Flying photography sessions available. We work with professional photographers providing full days photographing amazing birds of prey. Photograph owls, falcons and hawks in their natural setting in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Then get your cameras ready and see if you can capture the birds in flight! Falconers are on hand throughout the day for you to pick their brains, learn about these amazing creatures while you capture breath taking photographs. Prices and dates TBC We also work closely with camera clubs, providing sessions with both static and flying shots for your club. Prices start at £80 per session
To purchase a gift voucher via PayPal please select from the drop down list. If you would like to use an alternative method of payment, please contact us. For your gift voucher sending via email for you to print at home, please select the plain listing; Hawk Walk. For your gift voucher sending via post with a gift from us, please select the listing stating postage; Hawk Walk Gift voucher sent via post. If you would like to purchase multiple vouchers, vouchers for groups or add spectators to your voucher, please contact us.