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Take a walk in the stunning Shropshire countryside and become a falconer for the morning, flying a Harris Hawk to your gloved fist while she follows gracefully through the trees. This is a wonderful chance to experience the unique bond and trust between man and Hawk and get a taste for the sport of kings.

Book a Hawk Walk Book a Falconry Experience Half a Day Falconry Experience Book a Bird Handling Session

Unique & Memorable

The Centre is open everyday for viewing the birds

Gift vouchers available

Excellent birthday or Christmas gift

Hawk Walks for adults & accompanied children 14+

Perfect addition to a holiday

All equipment supplied

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What’s on offer here at Battlefield Falconry Centre

Along with the regular activities we also offer Photography sessions for the keen photographer. Battlefield Falconry Centre is a great venue for your child’s birthday party. We also visit schools and colleges, will appear at events throughout the County and will  deliver the rings at a wedding!  There is no limit to what we can offer with our Birds of Prey and Owls.  If you have an event planned and like the idea of the birds being part of it then call Mark for a friendly...

Our Birds

There are over 50 differents birds here at Battlefield Falconry Centre with a female Tawney Owl, a female Indian Skops Owl and a pair of Great Horned Owls recently been added. In addition there’s a Finnish Goshawk, a Lanner Falcon and a Furruginous Hawk all new to the Centre this summer....

Family Fun at Battlefield Falconry Centre

Why not bring the family to Battlefield Falconry Centre during the half-term break to meet our fabulous Birds of Prey and magnificent Owls. Family entry is only £15 ( 2 x adults and 2 x children)  or £5.50 per adult and £3 per child. It’s a great place to visit !...

Merry Christmas to all our Customers

  ‘Season Greetings’ to all our customers old and new.  With your continued support Battlefield Falconry Centre has enjoyed fabulous success throughout 2014 and we look forward to it continuing during 2015. As you know we had an exceptionally good summer which enabled many of our customers to enjoy their activities here at the centre. We’ve completed a record number or Hawk Walks and Bird of Prey Experiences along with increased numbers of visitors to the centre. In addition we’ve run two successful Groupon campaigns and recently a Travel...

Spring 2016

If you are looking for something different to do then why not come to Battlefield Falconry Centre to see our wonderful collection of birds. You can even hold an owl or  book a handling session. We can tailor any of our activities to suit your individual requirements and your budget too!  Call Mark for a friendly chat to find an option you will be more than happy with! In addition to our regular activities we are offering a 30 minute bird handling session at a special rate of £15 per adult and £10...

Fun Ferrets

these are the ferrets we have left !        ...

Bird of Prey Experience

One of our younger customers enjoying a Bird of Prey Experience here at Battlefield Falconry...

“Woody” the green-winged Macaw has arrived at Battlefield Falconry Centre !

Introducing “Woody” a green-winged Macaw – recently arrived , only 4 months old however already displaying signs of having a very colourful character !!  Come and meet him – he’d love a grape or a piece of banana !! Adding a new dimension to the collection of Birds of Prey , Owls and Falcons on show at the Centre.  ...

Planning your 2014 wedding?

Thinking of getting married in 2014? Why not add a hawk walk or a falconry experience to your list of activities when planning your hen or stag do ? We can tailor the chosen activity to suit the size of the party. For further details please contact Mark at Battlefield Falconry Centre or call us on 01939...

Looking for things to do during half term

Great place to bring the family – come and see our collection of birds – family ticket is just £10 !  ( 2 x Adults + 2 x children...

Vouchers Now Available

If you are looking for an idea for someone special in your life then our vouchers make wonderful  gifts. For more details please contact the centre on 01939 210204 or call in at Battlefield Falconry Centre, Shrewsbury, SY4 3DB. All  vouchers are valid for 6 months from date of...

Hawks on Walks

Battlefield Falconry Centre offers a range of activities with the number one being Hawks on Walks where a customer participates by walking through woodland on the Albrighton Estate at Battlefield accompanied with a falconer and a Harris Hawk which flies to the glove throughout the walk. It’s a wonderful experience and to date we have completed over 2000 walks – it’s such an exciting experience most people are wow’d by...

About the centre

Battlefield Falconry Centre is a new and exciting family run business that offers a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy. It is located at the Battlefield 1403 farm shop site at Battlefield in Shrewsbury and is owned by Mark Southall who is a fully experienced falconer. In addition to the Hawks on Walks there are bird handling sessions, photography sessions, children’s parties, corporate events and we will take birds to events and other social groups on request.  You can even spend a Day at the Centre and learn the art of...

The Birds

There are over 50 different birds of prey to see including some wonderful species of owls, falcons and hawks. Recently a Tawney Owl, an Indian Scops Owl and a pair of Great Horned Owls have been added which are fabulous to see. All of the birds are provided with the highest accommodation and they are cared for in a beautiful environment with spectacular surroundings. The centre is continuing to develop to enhance the collection of birds on display and is currently the number one attraction in Shropshire for a falconry centre of...

Christmas Orders

Looking for the ideal Christmas gift for that special person in your life then our vouchers make a wonderful  idea. You can purchase vouchers for all of our activities via the website. Alternatively you can visit the centre or call 01939 210204. All vouchers are valid for six...

We’ve been featured on Love Shrewsbury

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Battlefield 1403

Come and join us at Battlefield 1403 and discover more about the Battle of Shrewsbury at the Exhibition Centre. You can also buy locally sourced produce at the farm shop and butchery, taste the delights in Sparrow’s Cafe or simply enjoy the fresh air along the Battlefield walk to the historic St Mary Magdalene Church Battlefield 1403’s...

Pip

Pip the Barn Owl has been trained by Tony to fly to the glove (much like the Harris Hawks that we use for the hawk walks). Why not come along to the centre and watch us train the birds. Tony demonstrating how to let a bird land on the...

The Flying Team

Meet our flying team of 6 Harris...

Boris

Come along and see our new owlets. These baby European Eagle Owls are such good fun bring the family along to watch them play on the lawn....

Ural Owl

Our new Ural Owl who doesn’t have a name yet ( we are waiting to find out if it’s a male or a female) has settled in well. ...

Sami

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Southern White Faced Owl

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Hawks on Walks – On Escape to the Country

Recently we were featured on the BBC’s Escape to the Country series, to see us on the program see the video...

Turkey Vulture

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Great Grey Owl

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Battlefield Halloween Night – In Pictures

First of all thank you to all those who turned up to Saturday’s Halloween Night. As a result of the event’s success we have been able to make a donation of £200 to Help for Heroes. Below are some pictures of the night....

Battlefield Halloween Night – 29 October

Saturday 29th October Meet Hagrid and the Owls at the Falconry Centre Entry £3.00 Adults £1.00 Children Prize for the best Halloween fancy dress costume!! Food and refreshments available! Shop open until 8PM A donation will be given to Help for Heroes Where? Battlefield 1403 Upper Battlefield Shrewsbury SY3 3DB 01939...

Indy

Indy the Vermiculated Eagle...

The Screech Owls

The Screech...