With a fantastic hands on experience provided by their professional handlers, the York Bird of Prey Centre is widely described as one of the best bird centres in the UK. Accessible by car or hired coach, the centre is just 12 miles north of York, making it easily accessible for a day out in York. Whether you love birds, you’re looking at conquering a phobia, or you are looking for ideas for taking the kids out, the York Bird of Prey Centre is perfect.
The Centre has a team of professional bird handlers who boast a passion for birds and making sure their visitors and guests have a great time at the centre. With the assistance of an expert member of staff, visitors have the chance to handle the birds of prey as well as participating in ‘flying’ the birds of prey.
Focusing on bird welfare and conversation, the centre has two flying shows a day at 1:30pm and 3:30pm, showcasing all the beautiful breeds of bird they care for and showing them in flight. The centre also has a handy gift shop, with confectioneries, sandwiches, soft drinks and tea and coffee for the perfect picnic lunch.