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Meet the Burrowers VIP Encounter

Special offer! Enjoy a wonderful day out at the Hawk Conservancy Trust whilst getting to know our Burrowing Owls even better with our Admission & Meet the Burrowers VIP Encounter special offer! Find out more.

Have you ever wanted to get inside the wonderful world of owls?

Now you can in our brand new Meet the Burrowers VIP Encounter. We’ll invite you into the ‘burrow’ where our team of owls will fly, hover, walk and run around you. These cute and curious owls will delight as they show off their unusual burrowing behaviour, diving in and out of their tunnels. You’ll get a great view as they land and hop between you, they may even use you as a perch!

  • Sessions are 30 minutes long.
  • Participants must be aged 6 and over. All children aged 6-12 must be accompanied in the ‘burrow’ by a full-paying adult (at least one adult per child).
  • Admission is charged in addition.

£19.50

If you already have a voucher for this experience and would like to book, please click on the orange button below and insert your voucher number when prompted at checkout.

Your Experience

These novel and fun experience sessions are limited to groups of up to twelve guests, with a member of our team and of course our team of cute and curious Burrowing Owls! Participants must be aged 6 and over. All children aged 6-12 must be accompanied in the ‘burrow’ by a full-paying adult (at least one adult per child).

Frequently Asked Questions

I have a gift voucher for this experience, how do I book?

If you already have a voucher for this experience and would like to book, please click on the orange “Select a date and buy/book this experience” button above and insert your voucher number when prompted at checkout.

This experience must be pre-booked. Due to the popularity of this experience, early booking is required. Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase; an expiry date is shown inside your gift card. Please note your experience must be booked and fulfilled before the expiry date shown. Once the voucher has expired, the experience and any related monies are forfeited.

If you would prefer to book this over the phone, please call us on 01264 773850 (between 10am and 4pm) and have your voucher number(s) to hand.

Can I bring guests?

Your guests are welcome to visit the Trust (normal admission rates apply) but only the person booked on the experience can participate in this session. We regret that additional participants are not permitted to join the experience for any reason.

What should I wear?

We would like to advise visitors that we have a natural countryside setting and sensible footwear and appropriate clothing for outdoors are recommended. Please also avoid wearing bright coloured clothing. Most walkways are laid paths; however you may find some natural unevenness within our grounds.

Do I need any special equipment?

All necessary training and equipment are supplied.

Can I take photos during my experience?

Yes! We are more than happy for you to take photographs as a memento of your day.

Will my experience still go ahead in bad weather?

This experience session is held under shelter and will go ahead in all conditions.

Other useful information about your experience:

Did you know?
Every White-headed Vulture has a different pattern on its outer wings, in a similar way to humans all having different fingerprints.
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