We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: The Hawk Conservancy Sarson Lane | Weyhill, Andover SP11 8DY, England
Phone Number:
+44 1264 773850
Website
Today
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Description:

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a conservation charity and award winning...

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a conservation charity and award winning visitor centre that operates in the fields of conservation, education, rehabilitation and research of birds of prey. Set in 22 acres of woodland and wildflower meadow, there are over 150 birds of prey on view, from the tiny Pygmy Owl to the impressive Steller's Sea Eagles! Many of these birds are involved in the spectacular daily flying demonstrations, whilst others are part of important breeding or environmental enrichment projects. Every visitor can hold a British bird of prey and there are extra activities during weekends and school holidays for the younger visitors.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,399 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1267
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Informative and Enough Interest for a Day

I visited here a few years ago with some of my family. I originally thought we would just pop in for a few hours, but I regretted not getting there from much earlier. There are a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Alan F
Add Photo Write a Review

1,399 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,396: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited here a few years ago with some of my family. I originally thought we would just pop in for a few hours, but I regretted not getting there from much earlier. There are a number of shows/ displays put on throughout the day encompassing different species of birds and exploring their habitats (Owl show, Red Kites, Birds of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alan F
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Displays were amazing especially watching the black kites en masse and learning more about vultures.

Helpful?
Thank VGillies
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the fabulous Oakley Hall Hotel and looking for something to do within the local area. We found this wonderful place! What can I say...... upon arrival we were met by a very friendly and informative receptionist. We were given our wrist bands along with a map and programme for the day. Entering the conservation area we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jo9696
Swindon
Level Contributor
204 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I has been to HCT on an organised photo shoot previously and decided that it would be a good half term day out with my wife and Son, prior to the visit, I was concerned that there would not be enough to keep my son occupied, however I needn't have worried all of us loved the experience, there are some... More 

Helpful?
Thank KevinHSwindon
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out had by all of us. Kids loved all the displays. Great to see the red kites. Will definitely come again

Helpful?
Thank AlysonBradford
London
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day at this wonderful facility for looking after birds of prey. This is a great day out for all the family, the flying displays are informative and exciting. You get up and close to some amazing birds of prey. Good facilities, clean toilets, excellent restaurant, knowledgeable and friendly staff, easy parking. Easy to get to, just 5... More 

Helpful?
Thank LambieFamily
Andover, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

there are so much to see and is a find the bird trial,watch the vatures being feed. see the many bird flying displays and the cafe is not too exspensive makes for a great day out.

Helpful?
Thank georgefieldsy
Andover, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hawk Conservancy caters for more than just Hawks, although there are plenty of them to see. But in addition there are many varieties of other types of birds and animals that will interest children of all ages. During your visit you will see the hunting birds, hawks, owls and buzzards showing off their skills taking the lure at such... More 

Helpful?
Thank vasili690
Andover, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed all aspects. We booked an owl experience and they loved it. It was very well run, friendly and interesting. The boys (7 and 9) loved it.

Helpful?
Thank M-A M
UK
Level Contributor
91 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is fantastic --really good displays and demonstrations and a wonderful park area with great display of birds. They do great work for conservation and research and also provide a good day out to actually see birds of prey in flight . Really first class experience

Helpful?
Thank aqasaxman

Travellers who viewed Hawk Conservancy Trust also viewed

 

Been to Hawk Conservancy Trust? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Hawk Conservancy Trust and other visitors
9 questions
Ask a question
Woking, United Kingdom
Kingston, Canada
Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Hawk Conservancy Trust staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?