Events to watch our owls and birds of prey

We have a great range of events for you to enjoy. Whether you’re keen to come back following a day out with us or you would simply like to see our beautiful birds fly at a different time of day, we have something to suit everyone.

Christmas Market

Thursday 3 December

Enjoy the run up to Christmas, come and enjoy this delightful, festive shopping experience. With over 20 local businesses attending, you can find personalised presents, Christmas decorations, handcrafted treats, beautiful homeware and much more.

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Owls by Moonlight at Christmas

4, 5, 18 and 19 December

We’re bringing our popular Owls by Moonlight event and running it this Christmas. The event is much the same though with a few festive extras, and a seasonal supper to get you in the Christmas spirit!


Father Christmas' Flying Visit

Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 December

Father Christmas and his magical team of owls will be stopping at the Trust for this special family event. Evening includes magical owl flying display, festive story-telling and a gift for all good girls and boys.


Winter Woodland Lights

Friday 15 – Sunday 31 January 2021

Start 2021 with a sparkle at the Hawk Conservancy Trust, when it will become even more magical with beautiful illuminations and a live owl display set in a stunning, colourful woodland.

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Park Closed

At the beginning of every year we close in order to undertake vital maintenance and development projects. In 2021, the dates that we will be closed for this work will be Tuesday 5 January 2021 and we will re-open in February. Feathers Restaurant and the Trust shop will remain open during this time.

Owls by Moonlight

Weekend evenings throughout the spring and autumn

Join us for a magical evening when you can step into the magical world of owls. Watch these mystical birds twist and turn through the night sky.

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Did you know?
Owls have four toes; a permanent back toe and three front toes. One of these front toes can rotate to the front or back to allow owls to improve their grip on their captured prey.
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