Hawk Walks | Falconry Days | Sherwood Forest | The Sherwood Hideaway
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Falconry Days and Hawk Walks

Have you ever fancied learning how to fly and handle some of the most amazing birds of prey?  Well now we are giving you the opportunity to do just that during your holiday with us at Sherwood Hideaway.

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 experience days and our hawk walks that take place daily.

Hawk on man's glove

Falconry Days

Our Falconry Days are led by expert falconer Simon Stacey.  During the day he will teach you 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,

  • 29th March 2020
  • 18th June 2020
  • 15th September 2020
  • 21st November 2020

How to take part: Falconry Days cost £95 per person (has been discounted for Sherwood Hideaway guests) and is a full day (10:30 – 4pm). The minimum age for this activity is 6, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Refreshments are provided but candidates bring their own lunches.

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

Daily Hawk Walks

Join us on our daily Hawk Walk 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 day. Discounted rate for Sherwood Hideaway guests at £15 per person, or £40 for a party of 4, and last around 1.5 hours.  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.


For more details and to book your space visit www.facebook.com/goactivefalconry quoting the Sherwood Hideaway to obtain your discount.

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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