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Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens

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Brilliant day out

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

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ali3526
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Gem of a plac3

Amazing experience with such a beautiful setting ...very good value for money... lovely friendly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah H
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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
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St Werburgh Street, Chester CH1 2HU, England
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+44 1244 699053
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Reviewed 2 days 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.

Thank Ali3526
Reviewed 6 days 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

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 2 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

Thank freda s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Gayestokes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank eeegee1610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank JCorrosion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found behind the cathedral, the staff were friendly and helpful. I was a little early for the falconry show, but had a reasonably priced coffee and snack while waiting and looked at the birds. The handlers bought a snake for those waiting, and everyone had...More

Thank Joanne H
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paulwick
29 March 2018|
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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
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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
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