Calling all aspiring falconers and bird enthusiasts!

Visit Knebworth House, Gardens & Park during the week of August 14 to August 18 for Falconry Week.

Having already treated kids to a Dino Week and craft workshops this summer, it's birds of prey next, with Knebworth House hosting The English School of Falconry.

Located at Herrings Green Activity Farm & Birds of Prey Centre in Wilstead, Bedfordshire, The English School of Falconry is a family run business, and home to one of the largest collections of birds of prey in the UK.

Knebworth's special guests will provide a stunning static display of birds of prey, including a variety of owls, hawks, eagles and falcons.

In addition, they will present two spectacular 20-minute flying displays where you can watch in awe as these majestic birds soar over the Hertfordshire stately home's park.




Welwyn Hatfield Times: A barn owl.A barn owl. (Image: Supplied by Knebworth House)

The expert falconers will be on hand to talk to, ask questions and provide plenty of photo opportunities for you and your family.

These breathtaking displays are on all week, Monday to Friday, between 11am-4pm, with the flying displays scheduled at 12noon and 2.30pm.

They are included in a standard priced ticket to Knebworth House, Gardens & Park this summer.

Falconry Week at Knebworth House is being held as part of the School Summer Holiday Activity programme. 

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Book tickets online at before your visit for a reduced rate.

Full priced tickets will also be available at the entrance on the day of your visit.


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