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Icarus Falconry

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| Holdenby House, Northampton NN6 8DJ, England
+44 1604 770055
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Falconry day

I went with my 16 year old son for an all day falconry experience and it was amazing!! We got to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jessica K
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Excellent Morning Flying

Excellent morning flying the birds with Tom and Jo. Really nice people and very informative. They... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Terry W
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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 via mobile

I went with my 16 year old son for an all day falconry experience and it was amazing!! We got to meet and fly some amazing birds, including vultures (I’m now a vulture convert!). Tom and Jo are so passionate and knowledgable about all their...More

Thank Jessica K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent morning flying the birds with Tom and Jo. Really nice people and very informative. They only fly in small groups no bigger than four. Great experience 😊 🦅

Thank Terry W
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't know what to expect and arrived a little late but Tom, Pam and Katie couldn't have been more welcoming. We had a marvellous day and the time rushed by - despite us flying owls, hawks, falcons a vulture and an eagle. I couldn't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing taster sesssion, I got to meet Gordon the Harris hawk which we took to the fields to fly, we threw food up in the air for a kite “sorry forgot his/her name” as they feed on the wing, and I also got to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought my husband a full day voucher for our 5 year wedding anniversary. What an amazing day. I cant recommend them enough. We didn't stop smiling the entire time we visited. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and explained everything we needed to know...More

Thank Sarah_Jane1207908
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great knowledgeable staff and variety of birds, an experience to be highly recommended. The burrowing owl Pedro was a great character

Thank Gillian H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a glorious morning at Icarus Falconry, with Interaction from three of the different types of birds. Knowledgeable staff introduce you to the birds and explain each one. A chance to get hands on with real birds of prey.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful half day owl and falcon experience, recommend to everyone. Only regret is not booking the full day!!!!

Thank nongmp
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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are pleased you had a wonderful half day with us and delighted you would recommend us! Many thanks.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant time, the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable! Although the weather wasn’t great it was still enjoyable and a very pleasant birthday treat!

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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are thrilled you had such a good time with us and that you found the staff friendly as well as informative. Thanks for the review.... it’s appreciated.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited today with 2 friends both of which took part in the half day Hawk & Owl experience. The weather was sunny & warm so we could enjoy a great falconry set in beautiful grounds. The half day hawk and owl experience was great...More

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Jo A, Manager at Icarus Falconry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for a great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and our fabulous birds. All the falconers are very passionate about their job and we all believe it’s “the best job in the world” and we hope that adds to your...More

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Response from Jo A | Property representative |
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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