RUTLAND FALCONRY and OWL CENTRE ~ COURSES
RFOC offers the opportunity to experience a range of different interactive, age appropriate courses which vary in content and duration.
Numbers are, by the very nature of the 'HANDS ON' experiences , restricted and may be dependant upon prevailing weather conditions.
Please be aware that Pre booking is required for our Courses ~ it avoids disappointment.
While we make every effort to accommodate your preferred date, participation on courses must be taken up within 6 x months of receipt of your application.
Deposits are non-refundable on ALL Bookings.
2 Hour ~ HAWK or OWL WALK
Initial Introductions to Falconry and the Bird of Prey who will accompany you on your Walk over ~ Group members comfortable holding their Bird of Prey, will explore (with guidance), some of the woodland trails with the Bird on your glove.
Weather conditions permitting, a Bird of Prey will be flown for your appreciation. Please feel free to ask our resident Falconer any questions you may have relating to Falconry or RFOC during your Walk.
Following the Session, you will be Welcome to look again at the collection of Owls, Hawks, Falcons, Buzzards, Eagles and Vultures resident at RFOC.
Should you wish to bring your own group, please discuss with Jeannie (07549 998 373 see RFOC Contact Number for times), at the booking stage.
2 hour ~ HAWK or OWL WALK ~ £65.00 per person.
Introductory 'HANDS ON' Day or Half Day Course
Exceptional ~ the 'HANDS ON' Day Course programme is designed so participants experience the maximum time possible handling and flying different Birds of Prey to the glove.
Suitable for a variety of ages and abilities from the novice to those more experienced in falconry.
The 'HANDS ON' Half Day programme contains many aspects of the Full Day Course however, time constraints impact upon the actual 1-2-1 time available with different Birds of Prey.
Participants are able to enjoy a memorable, introductory 'HANDS ON' experience in the Art of Falconry.
'HANDs ON' Course participants may be accompanied by one fee paying adult by prior arrangement (Photographic restrictions apply).
Additional details available when booking ~ including possible Lunchtime options.
The Barn Owl Experience
This is Your opportunity to FLY A BARN OWL to the glove. ~ BOOK NOW ~
For only £45.00 per person, you will enjoy an experience that you will remember for a very long time.
The Barn Owl is part of what legends are made of, their haunting beauty is undeniable.
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Bring your party to us
We invite you to celebrate your special occasion within unique surroundings here at RFOC.
To ensure that your occasion is truly memorable ~ please discuss with us at the time of Booking, alternative options and the availability of different facilities at RFOC for your Celebrations.
Please contact Jeannie direct on : 07549 998 373 (see RFOC Contact Number for times)
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Corporate events in the great outdoors
The Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre is the perfect venue for your Corporate Event.
Group and individual interactive options abound at RFOC with the potential to incorporate additional Team Building opportunities designed to meet your specific needs.
Create an extensive photographic record of your day ~ it will be a truly memorable experience.
Please talk to us in advance about your group aims and objectives.
We are happy to suggest or organise some additional alternatives which will add to the success and enjoyment of your day should you so wish. A covered area and refreshment options are available on site.
RFOC ~ CONTACT NUMBER :
For General Enquiries and Bookings for Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre ~
please contact : 07549 998 373 (Mon - Fri 2.30pm - 6.00pm. Sat and Sun 8.00am - 5.00pm. If we miss your call, we could be working with the birds and we will call you back as soon as possible
* Should you experience restricted mobility please advise us prior to Booking with a view to minimizing potential difficulties navigating some of our more challenging trails.
Please be aware that all School Group's wishing to Visit RFOC must be pre-booked and the choice of options agreed in advance.
Jeannie is happy to talk you through the Options available at RFOC, we in turn require basic details at time of Booking that relate specifically to your group.
This information with enable us to make your visit one to remember.
Please be aware that all young people under the age of 16 years are required to be Supervised by Appropriate Adults from within your Group at all times during your visit.
Management reserve the right to modify group numbers in consultation with Group organisers, for your on site activities to ensure the continued well-being of the resident Birds of Prey and Safety of your Group members.