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Half Day Owl Experience - Bedfordshire

Get up close to these beautiful birds of prey and find out everything you've ever wanted to know about their habits and lifestyles. Meet many types of owl, and ask your falconer guide all about them!

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This incredible half day Bedfordshire owl encounter allows you to get up close and personal with these beautiful birds of prey, to find out more about their fascinating habits. Owls are wonderful animals, with an image of myth, mystery and wisdom.

You will have the privilege of meeting a collection of beautiful owls, and will get to handle them under the supervision of your experienced falconer guide. Among the majestic birds you will encounter are the Little Owl, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, the Snowy Owl, the Long Eared Owl, and the Short Eared Owl, together with different owls from around the world, such as the bengal and milky eagle owls. You will even get a chance to fly the birds, with help from your guide.

This is a spectacular and unusual experience, perfect for bird lovers and nature lovers alike.

You will meet the falconer at 9:45 and 10am, and have a cup of tea or coffee while you meet the other members of your group.

Once you are all settled in an have had a chance to chat to your group you will have a short tour of the falconry centre which allows you to see lots of different species of bird. You will take a walk through the delightful 'Owl Wood' and visit flying the barn owls in their large aviary.

After this, the rest of the experience is spent handling various types of owls, including indigenous owls and owls from all over the world. You will even have a chance to fly them yourself, under the close supervision of the falconer.

There are lots of opportunities to get wonderful photos, so don't forget your camera.

Minimum Age: 14
Please allow 3 hours for the Bird of Prey centre for this Bedfordshire owl experience.
Spectators are welcome to come and watch you enjoy the owl encounter, but only one spectator per participant. The charge for a spectator is £20.
The Bedfordshire owl experience is available throughout the year, most days. Booking in advance is essential.

The owl experience can be booked as a morning or afternoon session.
Wear casual, comfortable clothes that are suitable for outdoors. No high heels please, and remember that you will be out on grass and possibly mud. Dress appropriately for the weather on the day of your owl encounter.

A leather glove to wear while handling the birds will be provided by the centre.
The owl experience in Bedfordshire will only be affected by particularly severe weather conditions (high winds/storms, torrential rain, heavy snow).
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Question: Is the Half Day Day Owl Experience - Bedfordshire suitable for those in a wheelchair?
Answer: Apart from the car park and front of the building having pebbles, the rest of the venue would be fine for the Half Day Owl Experience.

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