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Bird of Prey Experience

Have a Bird of Prey Experience with us and you will spend time with us meeting, handling and flying Birds of Prey.


Approximately 27 Birds of Prey await you as you will learn more about the Art of Falconry, about their different training, flying and Hunting techniques.


We will set off across the beautiful open countryside. Your Falconer will coach you on how to release and call your hawk back. You will then experience an unforgettable 30 minutes of wonder and exhilaration as the hawk flies to and from you, demonstrating its mastery of the air, its thrilling manoeuvrability and its incredible speed.


Then it's back to the Centre and experience feeding a Falcon on the glove,

marvel at the sheer power of a Bird of Prey tearing at it's meal...


This course lasts for approx 2 hours!


All Experience Days and Courses are run on a 'One 2 One' basis only!

PayPal: Buy Bird of Prey Experience for 1

£95.00 for 1 Person   or   £130.00 for 2 people

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Here at Sharandys Birds of Prey, we pride ourselves on running exclusive, one-2-one Experience Days and Courses for that PERSONAL Bird of Prey Experience (you will NOT be part of a group and we are NOT open to the public, so you can be assured of a private Bird of Prey Experience with us.


Choose from one of our courses shown below and you will have a complete ‘Hands On’ experience, you will have the opportunity to handle, meet and fly these magnificent Birds of Prey.

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Hawk Walk

A once in a life time opportunity to interact with one of nature's top predators awaits you, all in the beautiful Somerset Countryside.


On arrival, you will be greeted by one of our Falconers who will give you a tour of the centre and a brief introduction to all of our Birds of Prey. You will then receive a brief but informative introduction to falconry and the Harris Hawks that you will be flying. These are the world's only social raptor and are perfectly suited to working with the public.


We will set off across the beautiful open countryside. Your Falconer will coach you on how to release and call your hawk back.


You will then experience an unforgettable 30 minutes of wonder and exhilaration as the Hawk flies to and from you, demonstrating its mastery of the air, its thrilling manoeuvrability and its incredible speed.


This course lasts for approximately 30-40 minutes.

Minimum age of 10 years applies to this experience.

PayPal: Buy Hawk Walk for 2

£55.00 for 2 people

Hawk Walk Special

A once in a life time opportunity to interact with one of nature's top predators awaits you, all in the beautiful Somerset Countryside.


On arrival, you will be greeted by one of our Falconers who will give you a tour of the centre and a brief introduction to all of our Birds of Prey, you will then receive a brief but informative introduction to falconry and the Harris Hawks that you will be flying. These are the world's only social raptor and are perfectly suited to working with the public.


We will set off across the beautiful open countryside. Your Falconer will coach you on how to release and call your hawk back.You will then experience an unforgettable 30 minutes of wonder and exhilaration as the Hawk flies to and from you, demonstrating its mastery of the air, its thrilling manoeuvrability and its incredible speed.


Then it’s back to the Centre to experience feeding a Falcon on the glove. Marvel at the sheer power of a Bird of Prey tearing at its meal…


Then finishing on an experience with “Saxon”, our Eagle. You will have the opportunity to hold him for yourself and feel the power of this amazing Bird of Prey.

PayPal: Buy Hawk Walk Special for 2

£89.00 for 2 people

Owl Experience

Owls have always been one of the most popular and well loved of all Birds of Prey. This course allows you the opportunity to encounter some of these beautiful and majestic birds.


We currently have twelve different species of Owl that you will have the opportunity to meet and fly here at the Centre.


If you would like the chance to meet and experience these magnificent Birds of Prey then this is the course for you.


This experience lasts for approximately one hour.

PayPal: Buy Owl Experience for 2

£99.00 for 2 people

Falconer Experience

On arrival, you will be greeted by one of our Falconers who will give you a tour of the centre and a brief introduction to all of our Birds of Prey, you will then receive a brief but informative introduction to falconry and the Harris Hawks that you will be flying. These are the world's only social raptor and are perfectly suited to working with the public.

You will then be immersed in the world of Falconry, carrying out duties including:


Learning the Falconer’s knot, picking up and tethering a Hawk on your own.

Working with a Falconer, learning their daily checks and routine.

Preparing the food for the birds free flying.

Preparing the Hawk for free flying, including weighing, and registering their weight correctly.


We will then set off across the beautiful countryside. Your Falconer will coach you on how to release and call your hawk back.You will then experience an unforgettable 30 minutes of wonder and exhilaration as the Hawk flies to and from you, demonstrating its mastery of the air, its thrilling manoeuvrability and its incredible speed.


This course lasts for approximately two hours.

Minimum age of 13 years applies to this experience.

PayPal: Buy Falconer Experience for 2

£99.00 for 2 people

Falconry For Kids

At Sharandys, we have decided to offer an opportunity for children to also enjoy the wonder of Birds of Prey.


We now offer the wonderful chance for younger enthusiasts the experience the hands-on thrill of meeting these amazing and magnificent birds.


This experience will include meeting the smaller of our birds, along with the chance to fly ‘Breeze’ our Barn Owl and ‘Pippin’ our American Kestrel.


This voucher includes two spectators, of which, one must be a parent or guardian.


This experience lasts for approximately one hour and is perfect for children aged from six to thirteen.

PayPal: Buy Kids Falconry for 1

£45.00 for 1 Child   or   £65.00 for 2 Children

5 Day Course

This is a five-day Hawk Management course for complete novices and for those requiring more experience. It is designed to take you through all you need to know for owning your first Hawk or Owl.

This course is completely hands-on, dealing with the housing, weights and diets, husbandry, diseases, imping, coping, casting, making and fitting of equipment, manning and training, first aid, flying and telemetry etc.


After the course you will be mentored, free-of-charge, so that you will have full guidance behind you from an experienced Falconer. This give you the reassurance that we are here at the end of the phone when you need us - a comforting thought, knowing you will not be on your own once you have completed your course.


This course is on a completely one-to-one basis.


A light lunch will be served daily, and refreshments when required.


We are fully covered for public liability. We can also Lantra Award assessment, including the Lantra Certificate for an additional £40.00.

PayPal: Buy Five day course for 1

£600.00 for 1 Person   or   £900.00 for 2 people

Apprenticeships

The Apprenticeship Scheme gives you the opportunity to attend Sharandys Birds of Prey on a regular basis over a 6-month period. This is based on 24 full day sessions (one per week). Days can be suited to your work or family commitments.

At the end of your Apprenticeship, you will receive a certificate from Lantra. All Lantra training is done in-house, as Sharandys Birds of Prey is an authorised training provider and Sharon Bailey is a Lantra assessor.

During your time with us, you will also achieve the Lantra ‘Beginning Falconry’ award, which is included in the cost. Please click HERE for more details.

You will work alongside the Sharandys team and gain valuable experience from professional Falconers at a private Falconry Centre, whilst working with various different species of Birds of Prey.

During your 6 months with us, you will receive completely hands-on experience, including husbandry, first aid, diseases, equipment making, telemetry, the Laws in Keeping Birds of Prey, training, flying and hunting etc.

Once the Apprenticeship has been completed, we will continue to mentor you, giving you peace of mind and a full back up service at no extra cost, meaning you have that extra experience behind you at all times.

Should 2 people attend, they must attend together.

PayPal: Buy Apprenticeship 1

£1250.00 for 1 Person   or   £1750.00 for 2 people

Lantra PayPal: Buy Apprenticeship for 2
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