Lightwater Valley has falconry open all year round
If you’re looking for a family day out Yorkshire that has that little something extra, Lightwater Valley is the place to go. With amazing attractions Yorkshire including the longest roller coaster in Europe – The Ultimate – and its very own falconry, you’ll experience serious thrills and be able to learn about and even handle all kinds of beautiful birds of prey. Family days out in Yorkshire don’t get much more interesting!
The Lightwater Falconry is open all year round, providing great days out in Yorkshire come rain or shine. You can get closer than you could ever imagine to these fascinating birds at the centre and the professional team of staff will answer any questions you may have about them. In addition to the main attractions at the falconry, the birds of prey, the centre also offers a unique range of other falconry attractions Yorkshire including hawk walks, owl experiences and bird sponsorships. You won’t find any other Yorkshire days out like it!
The falconry is located within a purpose-built complex that is perfect for the creatures who live there. With over 35 amazing kinds of birds including owls, falcons, eagles and hawks, it will be a family day out Yorkshire with an injection of both fun and education. It is even home to rheas, snakes, rabbits and ferrets, so if birds aren’t your thing, there’s something else there to suit everyone!
As one of the most unique attractions Yorkshire, the Lightwater Falconry gives guests the opportunity to not only see how these impressive birds are trained and handled, learning about every aspect of their daily lives, but to also see dramatic flying shows every day at 2.00pm. If your family days out in Yorkshire need a little something different adding, visiting the Lightwater Falconry is the perfect idea – you’ll see birds in a way you’ve never seen them before and you can even get your photos taken holding the birds if you want to!
If you still need a reason to visit, the Lightwater Falconry is even included with general park admission, so your family day out Yorkshire will still be great value even if you choose to visit the animals. The park itself has more than 40 amazing attractions, from thrilling white-knuckle roller coasters and spiralling rides to leisurely train trips and twisting water slides. There really is something for all the family, and seasonal passes are available, meaning you can have great days out in Yorkshire all summer long for an unbeatable price.
As well as providing fantastic family days out in Yorkshire, Lightwater Valley and the Lightwater Falconry is also the perfect place to visit on a school trip – for both primary school groups and secondary school groups. The team give educational talks both at the centre about the animals, and about other interesting and enlightening topics such as the science of a roller coaster. Yorkshire days out are always great at the Valley, but combine it with education and you’ve got the whole package for a perfect day for the kids!
Our theme park is tonnes of fun in all weather, but why not make the most of it and come along while the sun’s out? You can have a refreshing splash on the Wild River Rapids or the Falls of Terror and air off on speedy coasters like The Twister and Raptor Attack. With an amazing falconry centre and many other attractions Yorkshire for people of all ages, you’ll have the perfect family day out Yorkshire these summer holidays at our Yorkshire theme park, Lightwater Valley.