Welcome to the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy!

We are the leading Bird of Prey Centre in Essex, based at Barleylands Farm & Craft Village, Billericay.

Our Close proximity to London also offers opportunities for those from a more urban background. 

Want to experience birds of prey?

We offer a wide range of experience days, which are both fun and educational, catering for all ages and abilities, making them the perfect gift. The Imperial bird of prey academy is the number one falconry and bird of prey centre in Essex and provides exceptional experience days with owls and birds of prey. Our friendly team will make your experience both personal and enjoyable giving you plenty of hands on time with our amazing and diverse collection of birds – making your visit to the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy truly memorable. A day you will never forget!

For that special occasion, why not have our birds of prey come to you? At Imperial, we are able to offer tailor-made school visits, static bird displays, educational talks and so much more....

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Baby Meerkat Experience!

Book and Purchase before september to get the chance to hanlde our adorable Baby Meerkats!!


Hurry before it is too late!

Imperial Exotic Animal Encounters

The new attraction within Barleylands Farm Park, opening in 2020!


Also get the chance to win our Imperial Christmas Hamper in partnership with Imperial Exotic Animal Encounters and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy!

     Experience days

We offer a wide variety of experience days, ranging from 1 hour, to a whole day!


         School visits 

All school visits are tailor-made to be interacive and educational for all pupils and key stages!



Open to all levels of photography. Get up close and personal for that perfect shot...



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