Best Yorkshire Falconry Sites


The best Yorkshire falconry locations for demonstration, education and sport include the following:

Falconry UK

    • This birds of prey and conservation centre is in Thirsk North Yorkshire near the Busby Stoop pub.
    • 70 birds from 30 species including eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, vultures and owls are on display in an English garden setting.
    • Mothers day specials and personal event days can be organised.
    • Falconry UK works with the ambulance service.

Thorpe Perrow Falconry and Birds of Prey

      • Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Garden, Bird of Prey & Mammal Centre covers a large area near Bedale
      • Regular flying demonstrations demonstrate the breathtaking ability of eagles, falcons, hawks, vultures and owls from around the world,
      • There is a new mammal area and a tea room that I enjoyed after a long walk around the gardens.
      • Thorpe Perrow


Yorkshire Dales Falconry Centre and Hawk Experience

      • Set amongst the limestone around Settle on the road to Austwick. The birds get to fly over Feizor.
      • The Falconry Centre housed around 35 birds of prey including various species of Eagles,
        Vultures, Hawks, Falcons
      • For over 20 years they have given visitors a glimpse into the sport of falconry and helped repopulate birds of prey in various countries.
      • A compact site that offers good value


SMJ Falconry

      • Provide personal tuition and great days out in the Yorkshire Dales hunting with their birds.
      • They also provide training for the Lantra Beginning Falconry Award.
      • A small family venture based in Oxenhope link

Coniston Falconry

      • At Coniston Cold you can become the falconer with an exclusive experiences. They are not cheap but don’t open to the public and are by appointment only.
      • The experienced and professional falconers offer insights in to species and individual characters of each of the 20 or so birds and the ancient hunting sport of falconry.
      • The Coniston Estate is also home to The Coniston Hotel and the Coniston shooting ground. For the sake of the birds I hope they don’t mix the two.

Hooded Falcon

Flying High Falconry

      • Flying High Falconry was established in in Kettlewell in 2003 Link
      • They provide an opportunity to engage personally in the ancient art of hunting with trained birds of prey.
      • Start your days hunting with a hearty cooked breakfast at the Tennant Arms Hotel, Kilnsey


Yorkshire Hawking Club the Newton Arms Sprotbrough.
Lightwater Valley has a birds of prey area.
If we have missed your business or a falconry site please let us know via the comments and we will be happy to provide a link.
The British Falconers Club Yorkshire region.

Falcon by Ian Blacker CC BY-ND 2.0
Falcon by Thundershead CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Falcon by sonyaseattle CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Perigine Falcon
Hooded Falcon by hans s CC BY-ND 2.0
Falcon by Stephen & Claire Farnsworth CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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