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Chester Falconry & Nature Gardens

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Chester Cathedral
12 Abbey Square

Tel: 01244 699053

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Chester Falconry & Nature Gardens


Chester Cathedral  Falconry and Nature Gardens is a fun-packed family attraction in the city centre.

Prepare to be amazed as our cathedral falconers fly their birds of prey in a  breathtaking display - surrounded by the beautiful cathedral gardens. The site entrance fee allows you to explore the centre and the nature gardens, visit the birds of prey and reptiles and watch our daily outdoor flying displays. You can even leave the centre, explore Chester and return for more fun in the same day!

-  Daily flying displays including falcons, kestrels, eagles,  owls and vulture (weather dependent)

-  Handle the birds and talk to our expert team

-  Explore natural habitats in our nature gardens and learn about making your own garden a wildlife paradise

-  Book a falconry experience for an up close and personal encounter


Onsite facilities include:

-  Snack bar & picnic area where you’re welcome to bring your own packed lunch

-  Gift shop

-  Toilets and baby changing

-  Disabled access to all areas

*Flying displays start from 12.30pm*




  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Cinzia S
    Trip Type:
    Quality over quantity!
    5 of 5 stars
    As people say, what counts is the quality of the experience, not the quantity. This centre is a little gem in the core of Chester! The staff is amazing and the birds (and reptiles) are just... Read full review
  • Tom D
    Trip Type:
    Excellent cheap day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    We stumbled across this place by accident but had a great afternoon! 2 adult tickets at £4 each made it great value for money. With the freedom to walk around and just take a look at the animals or... Read full review
  • Becky B
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Birthday visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Visited on 16/02/18 for a couple of hours. Staff were really friendly, helpful and informative. It was also nice to handle the birds and find out more about them. The Golden Eagle was... Read full review



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Located on the Dean's Field.  Entrance is adjacent to the Roman Wall off Abbey Street.

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Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* April to October 10am - 5pm
November to March 10am - 4pm


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