CONISTON BIRDS OF PREY

Our exhilarating bird of prey experiences will thrill and amaze you.

Get up close and personal with the birds in the falconry centre. Learn about their amazing abilities from the friendly and knowledgeable instructors. Enjoy the open stunning countryside views during this hands-on experience as you fly the magnificent birds. Experience them swooping towards you as they fly to and from your glove. We have more than 20 birds for you to meet including owls, hawks, falcons and eagles.

Falconry Experiences

An experience that allows you to be as hands on hands on as possible.

Falconry Experiences

An experience that allows you to be as hands on hands on as possible.

Following an introduction to the birds, it will be straight out into the fields.

Guests will be flying a selection of owls, falcons and hawks. Guests can get up close and personal with the birds, learning about their amazing abilities from the friendly and knowledgeable falconers, and feel the exhilaration of nature as you fly these magnificent birds in the countryside.

Eagle Day

Get up close and personal with the Coniston eagles in the open stunning countryside views.

Eagle Day

Get up close and personal with the Coniston eagles in the open stunning countryside views.

During the hands-on experience you will fly the magnificent birds – undoubtedly one of the most magnificent raptors ever trained for the art of Falconry. The morning session is spent building your bird handling skills and confidence with our smaller birds and later in the day you’ll fly at least 3 of our Eagles including Splash, our White-Tailed Sea Eagle with a wing span of 7ft!

 

 

Hunting Day

Falconry has been used for hunting for centuries.

Hunting Day

Falconry has been used for hunting for centuries.

We can offer you the chance to spend the day hunting on The Coniston Estate and many of our nearby locations. You will witness the hawks at their most spectacular! The emphasis of this experience will be on interaction between the hawk and its prey.

Owl & Hawk Family Encounter

An experience to suit families groups or couples.

Owl & Hawk Family Encounter

An experience to suit families groups or couples.

In this one hour experience you will get to enjoy the birds flying to the glove, which will give you a taste of our wonderful falconry experience. You will be able to learn about the birds, their characteristics and personalities.  Instructors will demonstrate the birds’ flying techniques, and have birds fly to and from the glove.

Half & Full Day Itineraries

Enjoy either a half or full day of hands on encounters with our feathery friends!

Half & Full Day Itineraries

Enjoy either a half or full day of hands on encounters with our feathery friends!

Half Day Experiences

3-hour Morning session: 9.30-12.30
Tea, coffee and bacon roll on arrival before you fly and handle the birds.
3-hour Afternoon session: 1.00-4.00 Aunt Heather’s homemade soup and a roll on arrival before you fly and handle the birds.

Full Day Experience

Full day session 6 Hours
Tea, coffee and bacon roll on arrival before you fly and handle the birds.
Return to the hotel for homemade casserole of the day and then continue your experience into the afternoon.

 

School Visits

Here at the Coniston Falconry Centre we can offer educational visits.

School Visits

Here at the Coniston Falconry Centre we can offer educational visits.

Our falconers will visit your school or youth group with a selection of Birds of Prey, or why not visit us at our centre.

We can create a bespoke session to incorporate whatever you require. We cover topics such as prey and predator, how birds fly and other National Curriculum based topics. This is really an exciting and engaging way for children to learn facts about Birds of Prey, a completely memorable close encounter. In small groups we can often ensure some hands-on with Birds of Prey for children too!

Allow your pupils to be amazed and engage with this fantastic experience! Contact us for a bespoke quotation on 01756 748080.

Pricing

Enjoy either a half or full day of hands on encounters with our Birds of Prey!

Pricing

Enjoy either a half or full day of hands on encounters with our Birds of Prey!

Falconry Experience
Half Day: £80 per person / £140 for 2
Full Day: £105 per person / £195 for 2

Eagle Day
Half Day: £95 per person / £175 for 2
Full Day: £135 per person / £220 for 2

Hunting Day
Half Day: £95 per person / £175 for 2
Full Day: £135 per person / £220 for 2

Owl & Hawk Experience:
1 hour – £35 for 2 adults / £49 for 2 adults & 2 children

 

Seasonal Offers

Fly & Feast

Seasonal Offers

Fly & Feast

Enjoy a 2 course Christmas lunch & 1 hour falconry experience.
Only £79 per person
Available throughout December


Flying Start

Soar into the New Year with a new experience!
Enjoy a half day Falconry Experience for 2 people for the price of 1.
Only £80 for two people
Available throughout January

To book contact Reservations on 01756 748080 or email reservations@theconistonhotel.com