Dates For Your Diary.

Dates for your diary.

6th July – Summer Flying Displays Start
Warriors of The Sky
African Adventure Display
USA Flying Display
4th August – World Owl Day. This will be the first time we have taken part in world owl day and it is looking like it will be a hoot of a time!!
7th September – International Vulture Awareness Day. A day we all love and we can’t wait to take part in this event once again.
1st October – Autumn Flying Displays Start.


Meet the Minnies Handling Experience

£10 pp (subject to availability)

Enjoy a wonderful time at Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre whilst getting to know and meet some of our smaller feathered friends.

This exciting addition to your visit runs at 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Two birds will be able to be handled at one of the dedicated handling times. Photographs are welcome and the duration is around 10-20mins. Please book your Meet the Minnie’s Experience on arrival to avoid any disappointment as this experience is very popular.

We have a selection of feathered friends that might take part on the handling experience depending on the centre’s commitments on the day.

  • Red Footed Falcon
  • Aplomado Falcon
  • Barn Owl
  • White Faced Owl
  • Harris Hawk
  • Kestrel

Purchase tickets at reception. Tickets are non-refundable. Please arrive at the meeting point 5-10minutes ahead of your handling experience time.

We advise for children to be 4 years old and up to take part on this mini experience

This handling experience does not include admission into the centre.