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Tudor Falconer at Mont Orgueil Castle

Meet Jean Simon, the Castle Falconer and his hawk Sovereign. Discover how Jean trains his birds of prey and watch him perform the fascinating skills of falconry, which were important in Tudor life. Learn of a 'hoodwinked' or 'haggard' bird and who is a 'cadger' or a 'boozer'. You'll find Jean and Sovereign awaiting your presence in the Middle Ward.

  • Seasonal opening
04/06/2023 - 26/09/2023

Price: £10 - £15.35

More Information

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Opening Information

We are open:
May, June, July, August, September

Key Features
  • Outdoor
  • Family friendly


Mont Orgueil Castle
Castle Green
St. Martin

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