Chester Falconry & Nature Gardens

Chester Cathedral, 12 Abbey Square, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2HU

Tel: 01244 699053

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About Us

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*


Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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


  • Regional and MiscellaneousMC Outstanding Customer Service Award 2016 MC Outstanding Customer Service Award 2016 2016


Road Directions

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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • traveljesp
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A great hands on experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 30th December 2018
    Visited here as a large family group (12) with teenagers. Found this place quite hard to find but was so happy when we did. The lads that show the birds here are really knowledgeable and... Read full review
  • Sylvia L
    Trip Type:
    Quiet and beautiful.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th January 2019
    Lovely cathedral. A good place to visit. .Theres a cafe there and beautiful cloisters.lots to explore. Read full review
  • Bruce S
    Ripponden, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great Show!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th January 2019
    Young team of falconers, enthusiastic and friendly. Set next to the Cathedral with the chance to have a look at the birds on their perches and an alfresco cafe, albeit limited food available. Ver... Read full review



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Tel: 01244 699053

Tel: 01244 699053

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