Sold Out - Introduction to Falconry

Introduction to Falconry

SOLD OUT – Please email courses@wealddown.co.uk to be added to the waiting list.

The Course

Tailored for those who have a keen interest in Falconry and birds of prey. During this session you will gain a basic understanding of birds of prey, their training and care whilst providing a hands-on experience holding and flying falconry birds.

Learn all about the nature of the birds and the ancient art of Falconry. An enchanting personal encounter with birds of prey. Learn about the differences between Hawks, Falcons and Owls through practical handling sessions and amazing outdoor flight experiences, with the birds also flying to your gloved fist. A unique and awe-inspiring first introduction to falconry.

The Tutor

Paul Manning is Lord Montague’s Falconer he runs Amews Falconry, is a fully accredited LANTRA falconry assessor has practised Falconry for over 30 years and is chairman of the Wessex Falconry & Hampshire hawking club. Amews Falconry is a fully LANTRA (Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land based sector) accredited centre for falconry training and for the official Hawk Board/LANTRA National Award for Falconry.

Participant Information

All equipment is provided. The course will take place outside please wear weather appropriate clothing.

This course is weather dependent, we will get in touch with all participants to rearrange a new date with the tutor if it was not possible to run the course due to very poor weather conditions.

Fee & Refreshments

£80 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.


Sat 18 September 2021






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