Handle A Bird of Prey

(Suitable for ages 8+)

Hobbledown’s Animal Experiences have just got a whole lot more exotic.

You can now Handle a Bird of Prey as part of our Animal Experience packages at our Raptor Centre for Just £30

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  • Duration: Up to 15 mins.
  • Cost: £30 per person + Hobbledown day entry price (meaning you can stay and play all day afterwards)
  • Suitable for children aged 8+
  • Limited to two people only per session
  • Admission to the Park not included.
  • This session involves handling birds on the glove but does not include flying.
  • Please wear long sleeves.
  • Hobbledown is a family attraction that has been built and designed for children and adults to play, learn and have fun together. It is our policy not to allow adults into Hobbledown without children and, likewise, not to allow children into Hobbledown without an adult to supervise them.



  • Max 2 people per time slot for Birds of Prey.
  • Spectators will not be able to accompany the person undertaking the experience into the enclosure itself but will be able to view them from the external area of the enclosure.
  • Please note these animals are sometimes fed live food such as mealworms.
  • Booking on the day subject to availability. Book at reception. Must be booked 30 mins prior to the experience.
  • Experiences available throughout the year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Disclaimers must be read and signed prior to the experience.
  • T&Cs subject to change.
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