Patience. Trust. Caution. The Royal Falconer must embody all of these traits along with a true feeling for nature, being able to understand the mind of a wild animal like the fierce falcon. The cheers of the crowd inspire not only the falconer, but the falcon, as well. Stop by our castles' mews to take a closer look at these majestic birds. The Royal Falconer takes pride in talking to the Queen's guests about how the art of falconry pre-dates the Middles Ages and has played an important role in the survival of both man and bird.

The Falcon Takes Flight

Remember to keep your arms and fingers in your lap when this majestic bird comes your way.