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Falconry Days and Hawk Walks

We’ve teamed up with falconry experts Go Active to give you the chance to fly birds of prey through Sherwood Forest with our incredible falconry experiences and regular hawk walks.

Hawk on man's glove

New – Falconry Days

Our Falconry Days are new for 2018. You’ll be led by expert falconer Simon Stacey and learn how to fly and handle hawks, falcons, owls and eagles, as they glide through the tree tops of Sherwood Forest. Groups will be limited to eight people, with each person equipped with their own glove and vest.

When: Falconry Days take place on the following dates,

  • March 17
  • May 19
  • October 6
  • November 17

How to take part: Falconry Days cost £95 per person and last around five hours. The minimum age for this activity is 6, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

To book your place: Call the Sherwood Hideaway reception team on 01623 824 594 or email Go Active, info@goactivefalconry.co.uk.

Hawk Walks

Join one of our weekly Hawk Walks to experience Harris Hawks flying through the pine and birch trees of Sherwood Forest. You’ll be led by expert falconer Simon Stacey who will show you how to call the birds so they perch on your arm, and he’ll give you an insight into these magnificent birds. All equipment, including your glove and hawking vest, is provided.

How to take part: Walks start from the Sherwood Hideaway reception and take place every Sunday at 11.30am. They cost £15 per person at last around one hour. All ages can take part. To book your place, call the Sherwood Hideaway reception team on 01623 824 594 or email Go Active, info@goactivefalconry.co.uk.

Wildlife Photography Experiences

If you’re a beginner who wants to learn how to take incredible wildlife shots or an expert snapper looking for a new challenge, join one of our birds of prey photography experiences with award-winning photographer Heather Burns.

Our falconry experiences have been written about the in Daily Telegraph, Manchester Evening News, Nottingham Post and more. See their reviews on our press pages.

Please note that Hawk Walks and Falconry Days are weather dependent and may be cancelled due to heavy rain and strong winds. No refunds are available, however dates can be changed as a result of poor weather.

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