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Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens

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very good and lots to see

we had a very good time the Cathedral and Falconry and Nature was so good there was so much to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve W

Had the best day at Chester today which was topped off with a visit of the falconry, we timed our... read more

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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 yesterday

u have to access it off the wall to the right of the catherderal. Good displays and resting area where you can engage with the keepers

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pricey. But if it is on your bucket list whu not. You handle a variety of birds. The whole experience is about an hour.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a very good time the Cathedral and Falconry and Nature was so good there was so much to see it was great families will have a good time

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of the City centre, located behind the Cathedral, the falcon centre is not the easiest to locate, but worth the effort if you’d like to see some beautiful birds of prey. There’s not many of them, but they’re beautiful close up. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kenjones5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best day at Chester today which was topped off with a visit of the falconry, we timed our day around the show which was at 2.30pm. When we arrived many of the birds were out so we could walk around and see them...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mummied
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic hour and a half watching the gyrfalcon work between the rain showers and getting close up to Peanut and the bearded dragon was a true treat. The ability to get close up to these amazing birds within the city is a privilege...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mandyreynolds999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spotted the centre while walking the walls, we noticed the show was for 2pm so we came back at about 1:30. There was opportunity to put on the falconers glove and hold some of the birds. We sat for the show which takes about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gave my son a hawk flying experience for christmas. It was a very full hour and half experience, he flew 4 different birds, including a Harris hawk (plus a vulture, a barn owl and a kestrel) . It was an exclusive experience, so he was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank han580
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had fantastic afternoon, doesn’t look a lot when you first go in, but the staff we’re brilliant letting you hold the falcons and answering any questions. Then the falcon and vulture display was really good , having the falcons flying and being able to have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank abow44
Reviewed 15 February 2019

My wife and I saw the signs regarding the falcon show while walking the adjacent walls and decided to return for an afternoon show. The best entertainment bargain in Chester. For 5€ admission, several young people put on an amazing show with falcons, hawks and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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29 March 2018|
Response from KevinBaxterC | 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
13 February 2018|
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Response from KevinBaxterC | 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