Oxenhope, West Yorkshire
Enjoy an unforgettable encounter and get to meet birds of prey in West Yorkshire at SMJ Falconry.
Both half and full-day experiences are catered for and offer the chance to get up-close and personal with more than 30 different types of birds of prey, including owls, falcons, hawks, kestrels, kites, and eagles.
Handle the birds with friendly, experienced bird handlers and falconers and learn all about these magnificent birds of prey. You will even have the opportunity to hold them and fly them yourself.
Full-day experiences include lunch, and discounts are available for groups of four people or more.
SMJ Falconry also provide bespoke flying displays for your special events and thrilling hunting days whereby you and your own hawk will hunt for rabbits and pheasants with the resident ferrets.
Hunting experiences take place between September and March. The hunts are for rabbits and pheasants with your hawk and a team of ferrets on hand to help out.
Upon arrival there’s a full English breakfast at a local pub on full-day hunts, before learning the ropes from a hunting expert and falconer.
Learn how to safely handle the birds and get to know their hunting habits.
You’ll need good strong walking boots or wellies as you navigate rocky terrain with your feathered and fury friends.
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