Places

Swoop in for a falconry Experience

Experience a demonstration of some of the largest, fastest and most beautiful birds of prey in the British Isles and beyond at Swinton Castle’s falconry centre. Witness the power and speed of these amazing creatures in one of their flying demonstrations, or get hands on with a Family Falconry Experience.

A landscape of Follies

The landscape around Masham contains wonderful sites just waiting to be discovered. During the 19th Century many follies were built both to provide employment and to show the status of those who built them. Many of these remain to this day. In Hackfall woods a number of curious structures can be found on the many walks available. You soon see why Turner loved to paint the woods and why they captured his imagination. Another popular folly is the Druids Temple, styled to resemble a henge, this site has long inspired various tales as to its pre-historic origin, though in truth it is only around 200 years old.