Whilst visiting Nunsmere Hall why not enjoy the beautiful surroundings with one of our amazing bird of prey encounters. Enjoy a walk with a difference whilst joining our falconer on a walk with a Harris hawk, watch as the bird moves effortlessly through the trees and lands on your glove. Alternatively you could spend an hour in the company of several species of birds of prey on our Raptor encounter where you will get to meet Hugo the Barn owl and Archie the Eagle owl and friends all under the watchful eye and guidance of their handler. We also offer a shorter session for children under ten years old where they will get to handle and fly some of the smaller members of our flying team.

Each encounter is completely hands on in small groups to allow you the best opportunity to enjoy the experience. Spectators are welcome and photographs are encouraged.

Hawk Walk – 1 Hour

Take a walk around the hotel grounds with a trained Harris hawk and have the bird land on your glove along the way. Not suitable for children under 8 and 1 spectator per participant only.

£35 per person

Max group 6 (unless agreed prior)

Raptor Encounter – 1 Hour

Get the chance to handle and fly 4 different birds of prey whilst learning all about them. Young children must be with a participating adult.

£50 for one or £75 for two (Discounts available for groups over 4)

Max group 6 (unless agreed prior)

Children’s Encounter – 40 minutes

A shorter session for children under 10. Get to handle and fly 3 of our smaller birds whilst learning all about them.

£25 per child (minimum of 2 children)

Max group 6 (unless agreed prior)

  • All sessions must be booked and paid for in advance
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • Sessions are run by Raptor Aid who carry full liability insurance and risk assessments


Delivery of Rings

Bring a real touch of magic to your ceremony with one of our trained owls delivering your wedding rings at the crucial moment. As the rings are requested a member of your wedding party will place on a glove and call one of our beautiful owls down the aisle carrying your wedding rings.

Best kept a secret from the congregation it brings the wow factor to your special day. We offer two options with just the ring delivery as option 1 or why not have the owl stay after the ceremony for wedding photographs and to meet and greet your guest’s as option 2. Wings are one of the longest running providers of birds of prey for weddings with a completely professional and discreet service that will really cap off your special day.

Option 1 – £250

Option 2 – £350


Wedding Bird Flying

Let us entertain your wedding guest’s during the reception drinks and whilst you are getting your all-important wedding photographs done. We can bring a team of our birds of prey to your wedding and add the wow factor to the afternoon with either our flying displays or handling encounter.

Handling encounter – Give your guest’s the chance to handle and fly some of our trained birds of prey under the expert eye of one of our handlers. Your guest’s will get to put on a glove and have some of our birds fly to their arm whilst learning lots of fun facts and getting some great pictures. An opportunity of a lifetime not to be missed.  £400*

Flying display – We will bring a team of birds and carry out a free flying display for your guests to enjoy whilst explaining how the birds work and entertaining stories about their lives. Always action packed and fun with lots of photo opportunities the birds will get incredibly close to your guest’s as they swoop over their heads. £350*

*Add ring delivery for the discounted price of £150