Heads up!We are grateful for the life and service of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. May she rest in peace. We remain open. Tickets can be purchased on the day at the entrance. Book online in advance to receive a discount. The Lost World Playbarn requires you to wear (minimum) a sleeved t-shirt (no vest tops), knee length shorts and a pair of socks to ride the slides. Please read the 'What's Open' page for more details about what is available when you visit!

Owl Experience

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Owl Experience

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The Owl Experience is a fantastic opportunity to have a close encounter with the diverse range of owl species we have at the Park.

We are pleased to offer owl experiences for individuals, or a group made up of friends and family. This experience gives an insight into the world of owls by providing the chance to both handle and fly a range of different owls. Designed for those people who have a genuine love or deep interest in owls and the secret world they inhabit. Throughout the experience, you will have the chance to delve more deeply into the various hunting techniques and flying styles as well as gain an understanding into both the psychology and physiology of these specialist hunters. This is a great opportunity for the enthusiast to handle and fly a wide variety of owl species.

Age Group

8 years upwards (under 17's need to be accompanied by an adult)


10.30am to 12.30pm (all year round)


2 hours


£90 for one person

£120 for 2 persons

£150 for 3 persons

£180 for 4 persons

The price includes entry into the rest of the Park for the participants and the spectators.


Maximum of 2 (adults 17yrs+) free of charge per booking.


Fully enclosed shoes, long trousers and a full-sleeved top are required.

Please note that this experience is able to be adapted for someone using a wheelchair. You will need to ring to book so we can discuss the experience with you.

Click here to read our terms and conditions before booking.

I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with and flying the owls.

Matthew - 23yrs

Experience Rules

Upon taking part in the experience, you accept the following risks and will adhere to the rules listed below

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before the experience is due to start.
  • If you have booked using a voucher. YOU MUST BRING YOUR VOUCHER WITH YOU. Without the voucher the experience cannot go ahead.
  • You must wear minimum a long-sleeved top, a pair of trousers and a pair of enclosed shoes.
  • The experience will go ahead whatever the weather. However, we reserve the right to postpone, cancel, shorten or adapt any experience to continue the smooth running of the Park.
  • We suggest you bring a change of clothes and shoes with you in case you want to go in any of the play areas after the experience.
  • The Keepers must be obeyed at all times.
  • We allow two adult (18yrs+) spectators in free of charge. The spectators will not be allowed into the animal’s enclosure.
  • Participants are not allowed to swap with someone else in their party halfway through the experience.
  • You must not eat or drink in the animal’s enclosures or areas.
  • Our animals are on a strict diet so please do not bring food in to feed them. If on the experience you get to feed the animals the Keepers will supply the food.
  • You must wash your hands at the nearest hand washing station after taking part in the experience.
  • You will be allowed to take pictures throughout the experience.
  • The staff at Knockhatch Adventure Park reserve the right to refuse admission if they see fit to do so and stop the experience at any time for any reason.
  • Knockhatch Adventure Park reserves the right to close an amenity, toilet, ride, kiosk, animal enclosure or show without prior notice for the purposes of maintenance or staff training. Refunds will not be given in these circumstances.