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Imperial Bird of Prey Academy

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Address: Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD, England
Phone Number: +44 1268 520176
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Welcome to the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy. We are the leading Bird of...

Welcome to the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy. We are the leading Bird of Prey Centre in Essex, based at Barleylands Farm & Craft Village, Billericay. We are open to the public 362 days of the year, where you can enjoy our daily flying displays in our purpose built flying arena. In addition, Barleylands Farm & Craft Village offers both indoor and outdoor activities for children, craft shops and tearooms, creating a fantastic day out in Essex for all the family.

We offer a wide range of experience days, which are both fun and educational, catering for all ages and abilities, making them the perfect gift. Our friendly team will make your experience both personal and enjoyable giving you plenty of hands on time with our amazing birds of prey – making your visit to the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy truly memorable. A day you will never forget.

For that special occasion, why not have our birds of prey come to you? At the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, we are able to offer tailor-made school visits, static bird displays, educational talks and so much more....

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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We had a really good day, we got up close to the birds and well worth the money. Staff are very friendly and know everything about the birds. Definitely would recommend for all... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a really good day, we got up close to the birds and well worth the money. Staff are very friendly and know everything about the birds. Definitely would recommend for all ages and families x

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my grandchildren to visit the bird of prey centre and what a day. Thoroughly enjoyable they are still talking about it now. Would totally recommend not just for young but all ages. Top marks.

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Thank Jeanette C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i booked an experience as i wanted to get up close to some birds of prey after watching them on planet earth. the birds they have are awesome .the staff are great .i loved this place and highly recommend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a half day experience with a couple of friends, highly recommended! Staff were very knowledgeable and definitely worth the money :)

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Thank Emma B
Billericay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Imperial bird of prey is an amazing place! The staff are so welcoming and friendly, and really knowledgeable. You get up close and personal with the owls, and learn so much on the day. Would thoroughly recommend to all!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our half day experience. The young lady (the manager) was very friendly and had a vast knowledge of all the birds. It was very informative and interesting. It was my second visit, the first as a guest when my husband did an experience five years ago and it was equally as good. I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nigel made us most welcome from the start his knowledge and enthusiasm was plain to see. We were treated to handling these beautiful birds and Nigel told us some stories and interesting facts. Watching the owls in flight was majestic but my favourite was the burrowing owl. "Mad as a box of frogs" go see yourself!! Highly recommended. Thanks Nigel... More 

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Thank Graeme A
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very knowledgeable staff, and clearly love what they do, and have an affinity with the birds. Would recommend as a day out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, educational and informative. Thank you to Nigel and Mark. We saw, fed and helped fly White Faced Owls, Tawny Owls, Barn Owls, Borrowing Owls, Tawny Frogmouth Owls and even spent time with a hooded Vulture and a kookaburra. A fascinating afternoon.

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Thank Ray A
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant morning at Imperial....Gary and Faith were fantastic, both are so passionate and care so much for the birds! Definitely recommend!!

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