Things to Do in Skipton
Full Day Falconry Experience
Experience the magnificent birds of prey at The Coniston Falconry Centre on the Coniston Country Estate. It is an unforgettable experience flying birds of prey across the beautiful 1400 acre estate in the stunning Yorkshire Dales countryside.
Your full day falconry experience will start at the hotel, where you can enjoy a bacon sandwich and tea or coffee before being welcomed by a professional falconer at the Falconry Centre.
The falconer shall begin with a brief history of falconry and an introduction to the birds of prey homed at the Falconry Centre, followed by a question and answer session. Then after the introduction it will be straight out into the fields and woods where each guest will be handling and flying a variety of hawks, buzzards and owls throughout the morning.
You shall break for lunch at The Coniston Hotel where you can enjoy homemade soup, sandwiches and real chips before heading back to the Falconry Centre for the afternoon session.
In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to spend more time flying a variety of birds and building your falconry skills. It is a hand’s on day and guests are encouraged to fly as many birds as time permits. Depending on the weather conditions there shall be the opportunity to take a walk through the woodland and have the birds fly to and from the trees to your glove.
Throughout your experience your host falconer shall share with you the bird’s characteristics and personalities and how these traits help them survive in the wild. They shall also give great insight into the world of falconry and other birds of prey. When the experience is over you shall return to the Falconry Centre where you can ask any last minute questions before making your way home.
For further information regarding Full Day Falconry Experience in the Yorkshire Dales please call 01748 900 420 and quote DB032.
The full day falconry experience starts at 10am and finishes at 4.30pm
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