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Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens

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Great Informative Show. Get up close to Birds of Prey!

Stumbled upon this small but informative Falconry a short stroll along the Roman Wall to the right... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brilliant day out

Fantastic! Staff there are really informative and very friendly and the birds there are just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chester Cathedral's fantastic Falconry and Nature Gardens links the ancient art of falconry with the cathedral's historic roots and nature conservation in the heart of the city centre, located just off the city walls.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
St Werburgh Street, Chester CH1 2HU, England
+44 1244 699053
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stumbled upon this small but informative Falconry a short stroll along the Roman Wall to the right of the Chester Cathedral. Happy to pay for entry as money goes to help the wildlife. It's great for kids and they also book in hands on experiences....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wunderkammer1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! Staff there are really informative and very friendly and the birds there are just incredible. Brillaint price too so really can't complain.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ali3526
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience with such a beautiful setting ...very good value for money... lovely friendly and knowledgable staff ...great interaction with the birds ..this a must place to visit whilst in Chester

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were passing through Chester and came across this absolute gem of a place. The staff are absolutely fabulous - engaged, helpful, patient and friendly. You can see that they love the animals who are well looked after. Make sure to catch an air-show- about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank schwarzfam14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a great day out in Chester when u go to the cathedral it’s amazing and when the birds are there it’s even better

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank freda s
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A very small 'Birds of Prey' centre but extremely well done. The staff were engaging especially with the children and certainly had a passion for their job. Our son is a young falconer so it was nice for him to have a conversation with like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emma A
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was a fab place, very cheap, gave us very good information on the birds, got to hold some birds, was so much fun, the staff are very passionate about all the birds ect, we are going to book one of the experiences they offer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gayestokes
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Really enjoyed the visit to the Falconry. Lots of fo information and opportunities to hold the birds. It was really cold the day we went and they told us in advance that they would be flying four birds only. Given the temperatures, that was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bev S
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Spotted this on a trip to Chester today. We didn’t have long, but we were walking the walls and passed just as the were about to start a display. Popped in, watched the show and had a quick look around. Will definitely come back on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eeegee1610
Reviewed 29 October 2018

My husband and I came across this place whilst walking about Chester and decided to pop in last minute. It was a great find as the birds were fantastic and the staff really friendly and knowledgeable about the birds. We watched the display and really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JCorrosion
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29 March 2018|
Response from KevinB8583 | Property representative |
Hello 'paulwick' Thanks for your question - we are indeed open tomorrow. Unfortunately, there is no parking on-site, though there is plenty of car parking nearby - search 'Chester parking' on google if you need any... More
Penny R
14 February 2018|
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Response from KevinB8583 | Property representative |
Hello Penny There are flying displays daily - though it's best to call the Falconry Centre on Sunday morning simply to check what times will take place that day - 01244 699053. I hope that helps. Regards, Kevin