Hawk Conservancy Trust
The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a registered charity and award-winning visitor attraction that has for many years been working in the fields of conservation, education, rehabilitation and research of birds of prey. The Trust is set in 22 acres of woodland and wild flower meadow, where there are over 130 birds of prey on view, from the tiny Pearl-spotted Owlet to the impressive Steller's Sea Eagle. A day at the Trust has a packed itinerary including up to three flying demonstrations that include owls, kites, hawks, falcons and eagles showing off their skills. There is even an opportunity for children to meet an owl.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking onsite
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Wheelchairs, viewing areas in hides, ramps, flat paths
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Open daily Feb-Dec. Closed 25-26 Dec. Shop and restaurant open daily
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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