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York Bird of Prey Centre

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Tollerton Road | Burn Hall, Huby YO61 1JB, England
+44 1347 833214
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Brilliant Day Out For All The Family

We had a brilliant day out at York Bird Of Prey Centre. The display was excellent and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Birthday birds!

Had a fab day which started out with a hawk walk with Richard and Assassin. He was very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally R
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York Bird Of Prey Centre is home to over 80 Stunning Birds Of Prey. Including owls, vultures, hawks, falcons and even eagles! We pride ourselves on giving a HANDS ON EXPERIENCE here so we have an exciting daily program which includes flying demonstrations, regular educational talks, and the opportunity to handle our birds throughout the day. We offer one to one experience packages which gives customers an experience they will never forget, we are also available for outside events such as school visits, weddings and other functions. Sponsorship packages are also available for all of our birds, and we do run several special events throughout the season such as car shows, and photography days! Check out our website for further details! Please note we are disabled accessible, we have an onsite cafe serving cold food and hot drinks, unfortunately dogs are not allowed on site. We are also closed on Tuesdays and would also close in severe rain and wind. Please contact us for any further information!
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tollerton Road | Burn Hall, Huby YO61 1JB, England
+44 1347 833214
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a brilliant day out at York Bird Of Prey Centre. The display was excellent and the highlight was the 'Hawk Walk' with Allen and 'Assassin', the Harris Hawk. My daughter (aged 6) and my son (aged 10) loved Assassin and had great fun...More

1  Thank jesteele2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fab day which started out with a hawk walk with Richard and Assassin. He was very knowledgeable and explained all about the bird as he took us round. The time flew (not as well as Assassin!)and soon we were back at the centre....More

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 4 days ago

When we arrived at the bird of prey centre, the exterior was very understated, but as soon as we walked through the cafe and saw the birds....WOW. The birds were in excellent condition and all had access to fresh air, clean water and spacious enclosures....More

Thank Dawnngordon
Reviewed 5 days ago

The stars are birds, you are encouraged to handle the birds and to take part in the flying display, you are not rushed, the handlers are very knowledgeable and also very funny, they are great with children, just ask and they will get you whatever...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited as part of our 2 night stay at the adjacent hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Knowledgeable staff and birds seem well looked after.

Thank Bellroyd
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners were taking a much needed break away and the centre was being manned by the manager and volunteers. We could tell that the volunteers knew the birds inside out, especially Richard. For us, he appeared to be the owner until he later said...More

Thank Steph A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a halk walk adn went along not knowing exactly what to expect. We arrived on time to catch a flying display which was enjoyable. Have seen better, especially those more focussed on conservation, but it was good to see the birds are clearly...More

2  Thank 2wreckless
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited York Birds of Prey Centre on a rainy Saturday. The staff were fantastic taking lots of birds out for us and the children (aged 5-11) to handle under the cover of a large gazebo. Because of the rain some of the birds were...More

Thank Ruth Chilli Jam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went yesterday for full day experience. The day went so quick..the owners, volunteers are so passionate in what they do. We would definitely recommend it, its a great day for anyone.

Thank gillybean6664
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the bird of prey centre. Staying at the Burn hall hotel we had tickets for free entry. On Entering the centre no one was manning the entrance, wanting to see the flying display we entered thinking we will give...More

Thank martoct
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Lorraine B
April 3, 2017|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other answers. Reasonably wheelchair friendly, but the staff will ensure that you are able to get about.
August 24, 2016|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the center at any time with your entry ticket, however, you can't start your visit, have a pass out for your afternoon tea and then finish off your visit.
August 5, 2016|
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Response from loobylaura | Reviewed this property |
The flying demonstration was about half one when we went and was fantastic would definitely recommend trying to time your visit around this