You are invited to step back in time as you meet and spend time with the magnificent birds of prey and their handler.
You will have an unrivalled opportunity to experience the power, elegance and grace of these amazing birds of prey. You won't be watching from afar, you will handle, feed and fly a stunning array of different birds, to have a full appreciation of this royal sport that has been enjoyed by our Kings and Queens throughout history.
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Humphreys of Henley works with a number of different estates across counties up and down the UK, in both England and Scotland. We can find something right on your doorstep or exploring further afield.
🏹Other Country Activities and Sports:
- Fly Fishing
- Duck Herding
- Air Rifle Target Shooting
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You will learn what birds of prey have evolved to, appreciate their natural behaviours and what they are designed for, as well as witnessing some truly breath-taking flying. This is a fantastic opportunity to watch the Harris Hawks and Falcons demonstrate their exceptional skills.
Your falconry experience will include:
- Personal collection from your hotel or home by chauffeured car or helicopter to an estate within the beautiful English countryside.
- Exclusive use of the private estate for the duration of the experience.
- An expert falconer who will teach you how to handle and feed the birds of prey and demonstrate the birds' hunting skills.
- You can choose to include the services of a superb private chef to prepare a delicious lunch or afternoon tea.
Your falconer will not only to demonstrate how to handle the birds, but how they work with them and make the most of their natural, intuitive hunting skills. Working in tandem with the birds and the working cocker spaniel, the falconer encourages them to use their pinpoint accuracy and flying skills to identify and capture their prey. This experience will allow the intelligence and splendour of these birds of prey to truly amaze you.
Take to the skies by choosing a full day at an English country estate, to witness the magic of these beautiful birds of prey displaying their intuitive behaviour and dabble in the sport of aristocracy with a clay pigeon shooting experience.
Start your morning with the falconry experience and replenish your energy with a decadent lunch prepared by your own private chef. Spend the afternoon taking an estate tour to understand the workings of the countryside estate and a ride in a defender across some of the most exquisite scenery, followed by expert tuition in clay pigeon shooting. A day of countryside activities and sports fit for English aristocracy!
Additional country activities and sports to include in your experience:
Air Rifle Shooting - using a .22 rifle, you will try to hit a number of different objects.
Crossbows - these take some strength to load, but you will be amazed by their power and accuracy.
Target Archery - a 'bare bow' style of shooting where you attempt to hit the target's bullseye.
A job well done! I hope this message brings a smile to your face in knowing your efforts and care had an amazing impact on making lasting memories of our English experience in the country.
We had a truly amazing experience! Every detail was attended to and the whole adventure was complete perfection. Much thanks to you for dealing with all of our schedule changes and moving parts.
Thank you so much for organising such a splendid and successful day on Friday last, we and all our guests so much enjoyed the day and experience.
I would recommend you to anyone, your service cannot be faulted
Everything was splendid. We very much appreciate your fast action in setting up the day. Could not have enjoyed ourselves more thanks to you.
Thank you so much for creating a day that we will never forget. Experiencing so many birds with Dave, we had a day full of joy and great memories. We can’t wait to see the pictures.