EXPERIENCE FALCONRY AND FLYING BIRDS OF PREY IN CHESHIRE AT GAUNTLET EAGLE AND VULTURE PARK

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Bird or Prey Experiences
Gauntlet offers a full range of hands on Bird of Prey Experiences that will appeal to everyone no matter what your age or ability. From our smallest, cutest owls to our powerful and majestic eagles we have an experience to suit all.
Whether an enthusiast or someone who has never thought of birds of prey before, the chance to handle and fly our birds is an up close and personal encounter guaranteed to thrill and amaze.
Our experiences include a hawk walk in which we take a team of Harris Hawks out flying freely through the open countryside, giving you a taste of the essence of falconry.
And of course they make the perfect gift!
Gift Voucher
All our experiences are supplied as VOUCHERS and are valid for 12 months.
Our vouchers are sent by post and are presented in an A5 folder, including all the information you will need on the day.
Once you receive your voucher you can call us to book your experience.
(Prior booking is required and early booking is advised.)

Spectators are welcome to join the experience.
The relevant prices are detailed below.

Experiences are run 7 days a week, throughout the year. All experiences are non-refundable.


Why not add a Gauntlet Keyring
for just an extra £3.99,
a great addition to your gift voucher.

We also sell Falconry Gloves.
See bottom of page for details.


"The time you spend at Gauntlet will be a truly memorable occasion, never to be forgotten."
NEW FOR 2017.

ULTIMATE JUNIOR EXPERIENCE PACKAGE

Get up close and hands on with this great one hour taster experience especially for children. You will get to handle and fly some of Gauntlet's favourite characters
The package also includes a free junior gauntlet and a keyring.

Duration: 1 hour

Age 4 - 14 years
One Person
£49
**Free Spectator included**
(limited time only)
MEERKATS, FERRETS and OWL EXPERIENCE.

If you like Meerkats, this is definitely the experience for you. Enter their world, experience feeding them and enjoy their inquisitive nature as they happily explore their environment. Once you have had your time with them, enjoy meeting just a few of Gauntlets Owls. Handle and fly these majestic birds. Then its ferret time. This fearsome predator is a little softy really. Get close and cuddly with them. Additional to this you can spend the day at Gauntlet freely exploring the superb collection of over 100 birds of all shapes and sizes, with regular flying displays and vulture feeding it is truly a day to remember. Refreshment is also included.

Duration: 1 and a half hours

Minimum age 10 years
One Person
£60
Two People
£110
Additional people in a group £50 per person
FAMILY ADMISSION
You can buy Family Tickets for the centre in advance.
A days admission to Gauntlet that makes a great gift.
2 Adults,
2 Children.

£23.00
2 Adults,
3 Children.

£28.00

No prior booking required for Family Tickets bought in advance. Just present your voucher when you visit.
Black Vulture Chicks
THE OWL EXPERIENCE.
Especially for owl lovers. Spend an hour hands on and basic flying tuition with a selection of different owls.
(Minimum age 5 years)
Per Person

£30
Per Person
with keyring
£33.99
Spectators
pay on the day.
£7.50 Adults
£5.00 Children
Tawny Owl
SIMPLY OWLS.
If it's the owls that you love then this is the one for you.
Spend your time handling and flying our beautiful range of owls from all over the world, from the Little Owl to the huge European Eagle Owl, you get to hold them all.
This is a 2 hour experience that is suitable for all abilities from age 10 upwards. You will start by meeting the owls in their environment and move on to learning about, handling and flying these wonderful birds of prey.
Group sizes are no larger than 5. One spectator can be accompanied at a charge of £10 per person. Refreshments are included on the day.
Per Person

£45
Per Person
and one spectator
£55
Per Person
with keyring

£48.99
Per Person
and one spectator
with keyring
£58.99
TASTER EXPERIENCE.
A one hour taster course at the centre gives you the opportunity to get close to the owls, buzzards, kestrels and hawks, giving hands on experience and basic flying tuition. Suitable for budding falconers from 5 to 105.
(Minimum age 5 years)
Per Person

£30
Per Person
with keyring
£33.99
Spectators
pay on the day.
£7.50 Adults
£5.00 Children
FAMILY EXPERIENCE.
A private one and a half hour experience designed for the whole family to enjoy together. You will get to handle a great variety of birds from the centre and then take a team of Harris Hawks on a hawk walk.
Per Family

£130
Maximum
of 6 people.
HALF DAY EXPERIENCE.
You will spend a morning learning the basics of handling and flying a large range of species, finished off with a Hawk Walk.
Duration : 3 Hours - Mornings only
Maximum of 6 people
Minimum age 10 years
Per Person

£60
Per Person
and one spectator
£75
Per Person
with keyring

£63.99
Per Person
and one spectator
with keyring
£78.99
Black Kite
VULTURE EXPERIENCE.

A unique experience exclusive to Gauntlet.

A chance to spend a morning with our wonderful vultures. You'll get to meet and interact with these amazing birds, from the small and cheeky to the large and powerful.
We will give you an insight into their fascinating and surprising world with an up close encounter, including both feeding and flying sessions.

10% of all the money we raise from Vultures Experiences will go towards our convservation projects.
So in addition to an unforgettable experience you'll be contributing to vultures continued survival in the wild.

Duration : 3 Hours - Mornings only
Maximum of 3 people
Minimum age 14 years
Per Person

£100
Per Person
and one spectator
£115
Free keyring and wristband with every
Vulture Experience.
FULL DAY EXPERIENCE.
Our most popular course gives you a great introduction into the art of falconry.
Spend the day handling and flying a large range of birds. After lunch, take a walk in the open countryside with a team of hawks.
Duration : 6 Hours
Maximum of 6 people
Minimum age 16 years
Per Person

£105
Per Person
and one spectator
£130
Per Person
with keyring

£108.99
Per Person
and one spectator
with keyring
£133.99
Harris Hawk
THE ULTIMATE EAGLE ENCOUNTER!!
Get up close and personal with Gauntlet's Eagles!
Our eagle encounter gives you the chance to handle and fly the eagles from the renowned collection here at Gauntlet.
From Batleurs to Bald Eagles, the day is designed to give you a fully hands on encounter with these most magnificent of birds. To ensure maximum involvement we strictly limit numbers to TWO PEOPLE.

A one-on-one with Gauntlet's Eagles is a uniquely powerful experience and one you will remember forever!
Duration : 6 Hours
(Minimum age 18 years)
Per Person

£205
Per Person
with spectator
£230
Two People
£260
Bald Eagle



White Tailed Sea Eagle
ADULT GAUNTLET.

Why not buy one of our quality Falconry Gloves, the perfect addition to your gift voucher.
Your own personal glove to use on the day and for future visits.

Price £30.95.
Colours will vary


Falconry Glove
EAGLE GLOVE.

Our Eagle Glove makes a great gift and is an ideal addition for anyone attending an Eagle Encounter.
With triple layers of leather and extra length this is our most robust and luxurious glove.

Price £40.95.


Eagle Glove
Gauntlet Keyring.   £3.99
Postage 50p
Colours will vary.


Gauntlet Keyring

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