Meet the birds of prey in North Somerset! This falconry centre and breeding facility is about an hour’s drive from Bristol and near to Weston Super Mare. Apart from half a dozen open days each year this place isn’t normally open to the public so these experiences are really rather special giving you an insight into the work this non-profitable organisation does.
We are offering a two-hour Owl Experience (this is the one the kids love most!) a 90-minute Birds of Prey session and a four-hour more in-depth Falconry Experience. On all three there are plenty of opportunities to take photos meet and fly some really rather fine feathered creatures and learn about falconry.
You’re sure to fall in love with at least one of the residents of this North Somerset falconry centre. It’s impossible not to. They are all stars of the show but we have to admit the likes of Nandita the cute as a button Indian Scops Owl is a firm favourite. At the other end of the wingspan scale there’s Hercules the impressive and massive European Eagle Owl – he is truly magnificent especially in flight.
Not all the raptors living at the centre are display birds. The organisation does a lot of important work treating and rehabilitating injured wild and rescue birds as well as rehoming unwanted birds of prey. If you book on to the four-hour Falconry Experience you’ll hear all about this role as well as giving you a deeper insight into training and breeding birds.
Located within a garden centre and nursery this North Somerset birds of prey centre is a lovely place for all the family to visit. The Birds of Prey and Falconry expereinces both include a cream tea at neighbouring Heather’s Coffee Shop so you’ll learn lots about raptors and have a tasty treat too!