This family friendly attraction gives you the chance to see some of the most spectacular birds of prey, right up close, in the heart of the city and learn all about birds, reptiles, bugs and more!
Owls, falcons, hawks and one incredibly mischievous vulture called Tinks, call our falconry home. Our expert falconers are always on hand to talk about any aspect of the birds and their habitats
From daily flying displays to children’s nature trails and a look at the other wildlife in the centre, there is plenty to keep all of the family entertained!
APRIL – OCTOBER
Open 7 days | 10am – 5pm
NOVEMBER – MARCH
Open 7 days | 10am – 4pm
FLYING DISPLAYS START AT 12.30PM*
Open all year round except Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
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 all in the same day!
Adults: £4 | Children: £3 |
Family ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £14.00
Adult: £25 | Children: £20 | Family £70
The entrance to the centre is adjacent to the Roman Wall, off Abbey street.
via various routes from Northgate Street, through Abbey Square and onto Abbey street or from the city walls adjacent to the cathedral.
All buses to Chester, including the ‘Park and Ride’ services, stop within five minutes of the Chester Cathedral complex and falconry centre.
The centre is only a 15 minute walk from Chester Railway station
The nearest car parking can be found at Princess Street and Gorse Stacks – both of which are free after 3.00pm.
Disabled parking is available on St Werburgh Street and in the Kale Yard car park on Frodsham StreetFind us on Google Maps
Tommy McNally or Sophie Pegg on 01244 699053