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The York Bird of Prey Centre was established in 2011 and is based within the walled garden at Burn Hall Hotel, on Tollerton Road in Huby.

Construction on the current Centre started in late 2012 and was completed in 2013, opening to the public on Saturday 15th June.

The Centre is home to over 100 birds, comprising of 45 different species and there are two flying displays every day. In addition there are opportunities to meet and handle the birds throughout the day.

The Centre also offers a gift shop as well as a café selling hot & cold drinks, sandwiches, confectionery.

The Centre continues to pride itself on the level of audience participation in the displays - so be prepared to get involved! The majority of our birds are hand-reared, safe to handle and you will be fully supervised at all times.

We offer a wide range of Hawk Walks, Owl Experiences, and Falconry Courses, available all year round and these can be be purchased as a gift voucher for that special occasion.

We also cater for outside events such as Galas, Fétes, Corporate Events and Educational Visits to schools.

Private flying displays either at Burn Hall or the location of your choice - indoors or out, are also available.

You will hopefully find all the information you need on this site - but please feel free to contact us with any questions we will be very pleased to help.

The Centre holds an up-to-date Zoo License and is registered as required under the performing animals act.

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Contact Us

York Bird of Prey Centre
Burn Hall, Tollerton Road, Huby YO61 1JB
Tel: 01347 833 214
Email: yorkbirdofprey@aol.com



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    A Great Day!

    What a great day we had. The staff were incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the birds who were very active & healthy.

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    This place is amazing, the staff are so friendly and knowledgable, the birds are out of this world and the experience of getting up and close with them was second to none.


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    Excellent Staff!

    Excellent staff healthy Birds. A fantastic day for all the family All staff were helpful nothing too much trouble. Felt very safe under these strange circumstances.

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    The Volunteers Reall Make It!

    The volunteers really make it - they are so knowledgeable, patient and enthusiastic. They clearly genuinely care for every single bird there. There are lots of opportunities to get up close to the birds.