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Did you ever dream of Eagles swooping only inches above your head or having a bird of prey landing on your own hand?
Eagles Flying, with more than 100 raptors Ireland´s largest Bird of Prey Centre, makes your dreams come true. Their unique training methods make it possible to allow visitors to have the closest contact with raptors. You can enjoy this most outstanding experience every day, when attending the entertaining Bird Shows. They start at 11:00 and 15:00 and last for one hour. You really should see the “Bird Whisperers“ at work! Of course there are also incredible photo-opportunities.
In addition to all the information you get during the shows, their resident scientists will answer all your questions.
Get hands-on with the various animals in the petting zoo. Get your pockets picked by Grizzly, the raccoon, cuddle one of their tame foxes, children get a piggyback on Rosie, their 350kg pig and much more.
Eagles Flying, the multi-award winning, premier tourist attraction in the North-West, is really worthwhile a visit, suiting all ages and pockets.
- Meet Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures and Owls, each of whom have their own special ways to fly and hunt.
- Amazing flying displays.
- Supervised 'petting zoo' with different species including goats, lambs, donkeys, horses, guinea pigs, rabbits, hedgehogs, ferrets, different pigs, raccoon, chinchillas and many more.
Open March 24 to November 7
2 hour programmes and show Daily - 10:30 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 16:30
Ballymote, Co. Sligo
T. +353 (0) 71 918 9310
Closed: November 8 to March 23
Approx. visit duration: 2 hours
Student (with valid ID): €13.90
Child (aged 3-16): €8.90
Child (under 3): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €45.90
Adult Groups (16 people or more): €13.90 per person
Child Groups (16 children or more): €7.90 per person
Other Useful Information
DINING / REFRESHMENTS
Kiosk offering beverages and snacks
Free car and coach parking on-site.
Group rates available (minimum 16 people or more). Pre-booking required.
In case of rain, the shows will be presented indoors.
- Wheelchair accessible; toilet facilities available
- Blue-badge holders can drive into the centre
- Members of travel groups with vehicular issues arriving by coach can be shuttled into the centre upon request
Coming on the N4 from DUBLIN or SLIGO you take the N17 towards Galway at Toberbride roundabout. After having passed through Ballinacarrow, take the first official road to the left - according to the sign. Facing the white gates of Temple House turn left towards Ballymote. The next road to the left will take you to our entrance (on the right hand side).
Driving on the N17 from GALWAY towards Sligo, you will pass through Tubbercurry. About 6 km after having passed Achonry Creamery (Connacht Gold) you will drive along the old walls of Temple House demesne on the right hand side. The first road to the right (signposted for Eagles Flying) will lead you past the white gates of Temple House. Keep on driving straight ahead. The next road to the left will take you to our entrance (on the right hand side).
Eagles Flying, Ballymote, Co. Sligo, SatNav N54*06.207' W8*34.053'Eagles Flying Nearby Attractions