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SMJ Falconry

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Long Ridging Farm Stairs | Hawksbridge Lane, Oxenhope BD22 9QY, England
+44 1535 646800
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Amazing birds, great experience

We booked an experience day for our aunt"s 80th birthday and she loved it. The birds were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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AMAZING!

I was educated and thrilled. It was the most exciting part of my trip. I will be back again and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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SMJ Falconry is a private Bird of prey centre based outside of Oxenhope, West Yorkshire. We are only open to pre-booked experience days. We also run educational school visits, displays and corporate days.
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Long Ridging Farm Stairs | Hawksbridge Lane, Oxenhope BD22 9QY, England
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"birds of prey"
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"beautiful birds"
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"an amazing experience"
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"wonderful afternoon"
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"barn owl"
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"hawk walk"
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"birds including"
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"highly recommend this experience"
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"falconry experience"
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"moment you arrive"
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"enjoyable morning"
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"yorkshire countryside"
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"christmas present"
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"kite flying"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked an experience day for our aunt"s 80th birthday and she loved it. The birds were incredible and it was a privilege to be so close to them. Rhiannon, who looked after us, really made the day. She was very welcoming and knowledgeable. Overall...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was educated and thrilled. It was the most exciting part of my trip. I will be back again and again!

Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful relaxed, informative and spendiferous morning spent at SMJ Falconry. Excellent birthday gift much enjoyed by the beloved. Thanks to Amber, Donald and the rest of the team.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day, informative and fun. The staff were welcoming and clearly cared for and respected the birds of prey.

Thank Paul F
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable Owl Experience. Two and a half hours seeing the owls and falcons at rest and then seeing the owls fly and land on my wife's gauntlet. What shone through was the way that the animals' welfare was paramount at all times. The team...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

I purchased a half day Falconry Experience for my Fiancé for his birthday unfortunately we had to reschedule several times due to family but the staff were very understanding and accommodating. We finally got to go yesterday morning and it was wonderful the knowledge and...More

Thank colflo2000
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

An afternoon flying and learning about the different types of birds of prey. The owners are passionate about what they do and this makes it a pleasure to listen to them. The surroundings are beautiful and the whole place is very clean and birds well...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Upon arrival we were welcomed with a lovely cup of tea and introduced to all he beautiful birds and given a chat about each bird, it's origin and history. I then had a great afternoon flying the birds under expert tuition. This place is amazing....More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

It happened to be raining and then snowing during our afternoon falconry experience but Rhiannon still managed to adapt the day so we could see birds inside and out. There are a great variety of birds and it is very relaxed. The only thing I...More

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Christopher J, Manager at SMJ Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your afternoon with us! We always try to give the best experience possible, sometimes in challenging conditions! ☺ We do aim to send out written directions to our centre with every booked experience, unfortunately we...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I had an excellent ‘Experience Day’ with Chris and Rhiannon, both of whom were extremely knowledgeable. All questions were answered both prior to booking via email and then throughout the actual day. Within 30 minutes I had a Harris Hawk on my arm - a...More

Thank Tim K
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Christopher J, Manager at SMJ Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hello Tim! Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your day with us, you took to it like a duck to water! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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If you check out the website it has extensive information. Can’t recommend more highly!
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