Fly an Owl

  Private Owl Flying sessions are available daily all year round


If you would like to really get up close and spend some quality time with our owls you can arrange a place on one of our flying experiences. We offer both group taster sessions and private experiences, keep reading for more details on how to join in the fun!


 We now have a new booking system in place to make it so much quicker and easier to arrange a Private Experience with us. Just Click on the link below and it will show you the diary and you can choose when you'd like to fly. 

As this is a new system, we do value your feedback so if you have any comments please just send us an email. 

As usual Amy will be available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. If you have any questions you can email us  or call 07444177818

We look forward to seeing you all soon!


Private Owl Flying Experience

*Pre-booking essential*

Private Flying Experience

  Adults £45 | Children £25* | Family £125** | Spectator £10


  • Privately booked, so fly solo or with family/friends
  • Fly 3 different species of owl
  • 90 minutes flying time
  • Includes entrance into Picton Castle Gardens & The Secret Owl Garden


Our private owl experiences of flying fun where you will get to fly three different species of owl through the beautiful woodland gardens. The experience is completely private so you can spend maximum time enjoying your time with the owls and means we can completely tailor the experiences to individual requirements. Just let us know when you book if there is any additional support you need while you're with us.  

You will fly a small, medium and a large owl so that you can get to feel the difference in weight, see their different styles of flight and hear the different noises that they make. Even our really big owls are super friendly so that they can be flown by the smallest of people. During your experience there will be plenty of photo opportunities as you call the owls down to your gloved hand as many times as you like. 

This popular experience is well suited for anyone with a love of owls. Flying owls at a very young age is a great way to give children a love of birds of prey for the rest of their lives; you’ll be surprised as to how much they remember about their favourite bird!

*Children must be accompanied by a full paying adult. Under 5's are welcome to have a go free of charge with their group.

** Family tickets are two adults and two children (under 18)



Gift Vouchers

If you'd like to purchase an experience as a gift, please follow the link below which will take you to our e-voucher system. These vouchers are printable, valid for one year and can be redeemed by the recipient by telephoning or emailing the office with their preferred date.


Group Taster Sessions

Fly an Owl - Groups

 £10 per person*

  • Fly an owl to your glove for 30 minutes
  • Please ask in the shop on arrival for availability & to book
  • Max 10 people per session
  • Mixed family/party groups
  • *This price is in addition to entrance into Picton Castle Gardens & The Secret Owl Garden


Our group taster sessions are perfect for when you'd like to have an up close encounter but don't have the time for a full private experience. These 30 minute sessions are a great introduction to flying owls and give you an opportunity to take turns having them fly to your arm. The sessions take place in the centre, so don’t forget to bring your camera as there will be lots of opportunities to get some great photos.


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The Secret Owl Garden
Picton Castle
The Rhos
SA62 4AS

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Daily: 10am to 5:00pm

Tel: 07444 177818

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