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Falconry at Bovey Castle

Martin Whitley’s falconry school, Dartmoor Hawking, comes daily to the five star Bovey Castle to share the thrill of seeing his exceptional collection of birds, ranging from tiny owls to Artemis and Rosie, Bovey Castle’s eagles. Experience the true art of falconry with expert guidance from our internationally-renowned falconer.

There’s also the opportunity to spend an afternoon with some spectacular birds in Bovey Castle’s Bird of Prey Experience, or the Falconry Experience. You’ll even get to fly a variety of different birds of prey, observe their individual characteristics and see first hand the wonderful partnership that exists between falconers and their birds.

Pre-booking is required.

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Please be aware this activity is subject to a cancellation notice period of 48 hours prior to booking time, full payment will be required if cancelled after this period.

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Bird of Prey Experience

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday at 11:00am.

You will have the opportunity to fly a variety of different birds of prey here on the Bovey Castle estate, observe their individual characteristics and see close up the wonderful partnership that exists between falconers and their birds.

Minimum of 2 guests.

Price: £65 per person
Time: 60 – minutes (approx)

 

Falconry Experience

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Experience the true art of falconry with expert guidance from our internationally-renowned falconer.

A hands-on falconry session with Martin Whitley’s lasts approximately three hours; starting with an introduction to the various types of birds of prey he cares for. You will then move on to flying owls, working with high-speed falcons and the highlight of the session – the eagles. This is down by our castle lakes so a great photo opportunity to capture these amazing birds with a stunning backdrop.

Minimum of 2 guests.

Minimum age of 14 years old.

Price: £120 per person
Time: 3 hours (approx)

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