Welcome to SMJ Falconry!

We offer you the opportunity to have a personal, one-to-one experience with birds of prey and we have a wide variety of owls, falcons and hawks; and an eagle and vulture. We also offer other bird of prey related services.

All of our offerings are one-to-one, providing you with a VIP experience and ensuring that you have our undivided attention. To enable us to provide you with this level of participation we are a private falconry centre and visiting us is only available with a booking of one of our experiences. We are located in Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, near Haworth (Brontë Country) which is close to the adjoining borders of West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and Lancashire in the UK.

Little Owl

Upon purchasing any experience with us we will send you a voucher which is valid for 12 months. When you are ready to arrange the experience you can contact us to arrange a date that is suitable for you.

Experience Day

Hooded Vulture Read more

With a collection of 60 birds of prey this experience day promises the opportunity to interact with some magnificent creatures. You will experience handling & flying birds of prey, their different characteristics, hunting habits & speed capabilities. This takes place in beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

Owl Encounter

Barn Owl Read more

With a willing team of friendly owls from 20 different species, the owl encounter is one of our most popular experience days. We have a diverse range, including British & foreign owls. You’ll get close to, handle & even fly these amazing birds of prey with the dedicated participation of one of our professional bird handlers.

School Visit

School Event Read more

We bring our birds of prey into schools around Yorkshire, Lancashire & surrounding areas. Our school visits are very popular & fit in with your school curriculum. From Owl Babies for the younger years, up to flight, diet & nutrition for older years. We often visit as a reward at the end of term!

Bird of Prey Demonstrations

Peregrine Falcon Read more

We can offer Static & Flying displays for both big & small events. Static displays offer people the opportunity to handle birds of prey, free of charge. Flying displays are interactive & educational, they also provide the chance to experience each of the various species doing what they do best!

Hunting Day

Harris Hawk Read more

A thrilling day hunting with some of the most magnificent birds of prey. You will have your own Harris Hawk for the day & will soon have your hawk flying to your gloved hand whilst hunting for rabbits & pheasants with our working ferrets. You will get real understanding of the hawks, their characteristics & hunting abilities.

Pest Control

Harris Hawk Read more

A natural form of pest control using hawks and falcons to disperse your unwanted guests. It is highly effective, environmentally friendly & socially appropriate (as our birds are there to scare, not kill, the pest species). We can disperse birds such as gulls & feral pigeons in a wide-range of environments.


You can come to us, or we can bring our birds or prey to you. We only accept visitors by appointment, so if you visit us you can be assured of a personal experience and of our undivided attention. We’re located in Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, which is on the borders with North Yorkshire and Lancashire in the UK. Click here to contact us…

Looking for something that isn't here?

We tailor our offerings for you personally when we’re together… Because we’re a private centre, and not open to the public, it’s very easy to make a day that changes according to your tastes. In addition to that: if you’re looking for a particular experience or service that you don’t see listed here, or you’d like to check that we can make something specific happen for you, get in touch with us and we’ll do our very best to achieve what you're looking for. Click here to contact us…