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Icarus Falconry

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| Holdenby House, Northampton NN6 8DJ, England
+44 1604 770055
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Owl and Hawk Half Day Experience - fantastic half day!

We have been to similar events elsewhere in the country but this was head and shoulders above the... read more

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JAD0605
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
A Great & Informative Day!

We had a great and informative day with Icarus Falconry. Holdenby House was a perfect setting. Our... read more

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Icarus Falconry provides a superb selection of exciting hands on experiences with birds of prey that are run on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. We offer taster sessions, Half Day Hawk and Owls sessions and Full Day Falconry Experiences as well as outside Demonstrations. Whether you are looking to treat yourself or for a Christmas, Birthday or anniversary gift, let Icarus Falconry give you an unforgettable day.
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| Holdenby House, Northampton NN6 8DJ, England
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+44 1604 770055
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been to similar events elsewhere in the country but this was head and shoulders above the others. After being warmly welcomed by Tom and Jo and enjoying a brilliant introduction to the birds we had the pleasure of holding, flying and feeding some...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great and informative day with Icarus Falconry. Holdenby House was a perfect setting. Our hosts were excellent; very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. We flew a wide range of birds including owls, hawks and vultures, which was a unique opportunity! Icarus Falconry was...More

Thank D P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Christmas present from my wife on my 60th birthday. From arriving until leaving truly looked after by two wonderful knowledgeable people,namely Tom and Jo. Great to see birds of prey in the wild as they should be, flying on to your glove and up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing opportunity to see these beautiful birds face-to-face and fly them. I was overwhelmed with everything and Tom the falconer was excellent - informative and very welcoming. And Pam was great too. I would recommend this to anyone who loves birds of prey large...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by Jo and Pam who had a wealth of knowledge and a bubbling enthusiasm for all their birds. Our three hours owl and birds of prey experience was awesome! My daughter got to have hands on experience holding, flying and feeding...More

Thank Leia W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was treated to the two-hour taster session at Icarus Falconry based at Holdenby House and what a brilliant experience it was. In that short time, I was given a guided tour of the falconry, with an explanation of the different birds there and then...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. I got brought this as a birthday present and I loved it. Staff are amazing, the birds are just magnificent. Will definitely be going back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband brought me a voucher for a Half Day Falconry and Owl Experience, and it’s one of the best gifts he could have got me! The session was for 3 hours (which flew by, excuse the pun!), as it was so I formative and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big thanks to Pam who hosted us for the morning and Tom and Katie. The day started with a lovely personalised welcome on a name board and a fab cup of tea. These days are very intimate as there were only 3 of us with...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a gift from my partner for my recent birthday We had a full day falconry experience and what a day it was!! Jo and Tom are knowledgeable and passionate about their charges and the birds range from the very cute (Pedro the burrowing...More

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Usually our age limit is 11 but it depends entirely on the children........ If they follow instructions and are sensible. If you would like to ring our contact number and speak to Mike he can discuss it with you and make a... More
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