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Cotswold Falconry Centre

Cotswold Falconry Centre
Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos. GL56 9AD

01386 701043

Cotswold Falconry Centre located at Batsford Estate near Moreton-in-Marsh
Cotswold Falconry Centre located at Batsford Estate near Moreton-in-Marsh

About Cotswold Falconry Centre

A dazzling collection of some of the world’s most beautiful and elegant birds awaits your discovery down at the Cotswold Falconry Centre. From eagles, hawks and falcons, to kestrels and sleepy owls, the centre is full of fascinating sights and flights with the chance for some hands on experience too!

With a passion for all things feathered, husband and wife team, Geoff and Naomi Dalton opened the centre in 1988. Visitors can watch the grand birds free flying in the team’s spectacular demonstrations or take a leisurely walk around the Cotswold Falconry Centre and view some stunning species in their habitats. There is a large picnic area too and a shop selling some great memorabilia of your trip.

The team are involved in several, successful breeding programmes and projects around the world, which you can learn more about on your visit. Set amongst the beautiful Cotswold countryside, the Cotswold Falocnry Centre promises to be a great day out for all the family int he Cotswolds.

Cotswold Falconry Centre Opening Times 2021

  • Open from 17 May - 14 November 2021
    Times: 10.30 - 5.30 daily
  • Display times: 11.30, 1.30, 3.00 and 16.30 during BST

Cotswold Falconry Centre Admission 2021

Tickets for the centre can only be purchased on the door. In the rare occurrence that they reach their occupancy limit, you will be asked to come back for the next flying display.

  • Adult - £12
  • Concessions - £10
  • Children (4-15 yrs) £6
  • Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) - £30

Special events at Cotswold Falconry Centre - see events listings for further details

Flying Start experiences are now available to book online and Covid safety measures will be in place.

Introductory Days  (April - October)
Cover the basics of falconry.    

  • Explanation of bird types
  • Handling & Flying Birds
  • Training
  • Equipment
  • History and Husbandry
  • Buffet lunch included

Owl Evenings (March - August)
An insight into the world of Owls.

  • Guided tour
  • Flying demonstartion
  • Handle a variety of owls
  • Hot drinks and snack included 

Disabled Access at Cotswold Falconry Centre

The Centre is almost entirely accessible by wheelchair and pushchair. There is quite a steep slope at the entrance/exit. However, an alternative gate on the flat ground can be opened on request.  

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