Young Falconers Course

We are pleased to announce our Young Falconers Course, which we hope will benefit youngsters interested in taking up this fascinating pastime.

"Wings" Half-Day Activity Experience at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

Suitable ages 10-14

  • Talk the Talk! Take a brief tour of the aviaries with one of our falconers

  • Equipped For The Job! Learn about the equipment used in falconry, try your hand at making jesses and take your masterpiece home with you.

  • Walk the Walk! Fly owls and other birds of prey under the instruction of one of our falconers.

  • A Lasting Memento. Take part in a group photo with your fellow falconers and one of your new avian acquaintances. A copy will be emailed to you as a reminder of the day's experiences.

  • Watch the Experts. Take a front row seat at one of the centre's famous flying displays and watch the falconers put their skills to the test.

Dates for our 2019 schedule

May 18th

June 15th

July 20th

Aug 17th

Cost per person: £45

Participants should wear weather appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear.

Please call us on local rate number 03456 807 897 or email us for further details - click here

Safeguarding of young participants on the Young Falconers Course

As we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children whilst they enjoy their their Young Falconers Course, participants should be accompanied by an adult aged 18 and over responsible for their care during the course as part of our safeguarding policy. There is no charge for the accompanying adult.

Advance Booking Essential - to make a booking, please call:

East Anglia Academy of Falconry
c/o The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary
Stonham Barns
Pettaugh Road
Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT

Telephone (local rate number): 03456 807 897
e-mail: info@falconry-east.co.uk
Fax: 01449 711938

Please call the Centre on 03456 807 897 the day before your visit to confirm the arrangements, as some courses may be postponed if the weather is likely to be entirely unsuitable.