Victorian Falconry

DATE

Sat 29 & Sun 30 Sept 2018 

TIME

11am-5pm

LOCATION

Witley Court and Gardens 

SUITABLE FOR

Everyone

Witness graceful hawks and fearsome falcons in flight as our expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.

Timetable

10.30am Hawk Mews opens for viewing
Come meet all the hawks at roost and talk to the falconers

11.30am Hawking at harvest time
Learn how falconry was crucial to the Victorian dinner plate

1.30pm Falconry fact and folklore
What is true and what is false in the history of falconry

3.30pm An ancient art in a modern age
Discover how the sport came back into fashion in the Victorian period

4pm - 5pm Last chance to visit Hawk Mews and speak to the falconers

 

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £8.60
Child, 5-17 years £5.20
Concession £7.70
Family £22.40

Price Notes

Ticket price includes entry to the event and the site

How to book

Tickets will be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Property: Witley Court and Gardens
Address: Worcester Road, Great Witley, WR6 6JT
Location: Great Witley, Worcestershire, West Midlands

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