Longleat is enlisting the help of a group of feathered performers to bring the spirit of Christmas thrillingly to life for younger visitors.
The Wiltshire attraction, which is currently hosting its giant outdoor Festival of Light celebrations, has also launched an interactive storytelling experience featuring flying owls.
‘A Flight Before Christmas’ mixes the magic of storytelling with the aerial grace and agility of a group of native owl species; including tawny, barn and eagle owls to create a truly unforgettable festive event.
Taking place within Longleat’s Longhouse, the shows also include an opportunity for visitors to meet the birds following each performance and find out more about them and British owls in general.
‘A Flight Before Christmas’ is included with a valid Longleat Annual Pass or Festival of Light ticket however there is a maximum capacity of 390 within The Longhouse.
Shows last around 15 minutes and there are up to four performances daily. Visitors are advised to arrive approximately 15 minutes before the next show is due to start.
A Flight Before Christmas’ is on daily at Longleat as part of its Festival of Light celebrations and runs until January 7th 2018. For more details visit www.longleat.co.uk/whats-on/seasonal-events .
Group rates for 2017 are Adult £23.50; Child (3-15) £17.45; Senior £18.45. Group rates are available for groups of 12 or more people. Longleat also offers a complimentary organiser ticket for a group of 30 or more, and a free coach driver ticket plus meal voucher for every coach operator booking.