Country sports

Get in touch with the great outdoors and indulge in a little gentle sporting activity – nothing too strenuous of course! Relax by spending some time fishing, learning about falconry or having a go at archery.


Fish in England’s finest Salmon fishing rivers. Some of the best best on the North Tyne available, from £35 per day. Trout fishing on the beautiful River Rede from £20.00. Contact The Riverdale Hall Hotel to arrange permission – call 01434 220254.

Archery with Albion Outdoors

Challenge yourself and your family with one of the oldest traditional sports. Your Archery sessions will be led by John who is a qualified Coach and Archery leader of Albion Outdoors . Archery is suitable for people 6 years and over. They have an exemplary safety record and follow GNAS and Archery GB guidance.

Archery session for up to 4 archers is £72. Larger groups can also be accommodated. Contact John Hartshorne on 01830 520962 or email him.


Family Activity Experience

A great day out for the whole family to enjoy. Firstly you will spend time meeting and holding the birds that you will be flying. You will learn all about them including their habitats, hunting techniques and various other interesting facts. Afterwards, a variety of Birds of Prey will be flown to you! Be amazed by the silent flight of owls and the agility of hawks. You will be up close and hands on, experiencing Birds of Prey as you never have before!

Duration: 3 hrs‚ £100.00 for two adults & two children. Minimum age for children 5 years, maximum 14 years. One adult & one child £80.00. Additional cost of £25.00 per extra person

Falconry Experience Day

Experience the thrill of a Falcon stooping inches above your head. You will end your day with a Hawk walk: flying a Hawk free through the open countryside, swooping down from the trees and landing on your gloved fist time and time again.This is a hands on experience day where YOU hold, handle and fly a range of Owls, Hawks, Falcons, Vultures and Eagles.

Full Day: £95.00 per person.  10am till 4pm. Free tea and coffee available all day, bring own packed lunch and camera. You can order a gift voucher for this experience which will be valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Half Day: £75.00 per person. 12pm till 4pm. Free tea and coffee available all day, bring a camera.

To arrange all falconry days please contact Falconry Days on 01434 689681 or visit their website

The sound of the river, the butterflies and dragonflies and the complete serenity and calmness. Absolute BLISS.
Nice Family, Stevenage