The British Bird of Prey Centre.
We are the only bird of prey centre in the UK that focuses solely on our native species.
We offer a fun-packed, full day out, for all ages. And because we are based inside the National Botanic Garden of Wales you get to enjoy the whole Garden included in your entry ticket.
At The British Bird of Prey Centre, you can take a stroll around our aviaries and learn all about the different birds that live and holiday here in the UK.
There are amazing free-flying shows every day, each starring different species of raptor. You can watch Golden eagles, Red kites and Peregrine falcons flying within inches of you. All with the amazing backdrop of the National Botanic Garden of Wales.
If you are looking for even more excitement, you can have a go at flying a bird yourself, on our award-winning private and group experiences!
Our aim is to give everyone the opportunity to interact with, and learn about, the birds of prey that can be found here in the UK and in doing so inspire communities to ensure their longevity.
“No one will protect what they don't care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced" - David Attenborough
Find out more about our daily events and activities at The British Bird of Prey Centre and the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Come rain or shine there's loads to do for the whole family!
Fly a bird of prey yourself on our Award-winning Experiences. Private and Group sessions available from just £10. Available every day. Suitable for all ages and abilities
SCHOOLS & GROUPS
Tailor made lesson plans to suit your Key Stage. Topics such as flight, predators & nocturnal animals combined with flying demos & hands-on activities really bring your lesson to life!
SPONSOR OUR BIRDS
Browse through all of our amazing birds of prey and learn a little bit more about them. Each one has its own unique character and skills. Click on your favourite bird to find out how you can sponsor them.
Different and unique Wedding entertainment. Why not have a beautiful, graceful owl deliver your wedding rings or let us entertain your guests whilst you have your photos taken?
Photograph our native raptors and owls during our 3 daily flying displays or book a Bird of Prey Photography Day and we will tailor the session just for you or your group
The British Bird Of Prey Centre
What our visitors say about us...
"Incredible experience watching the team fly the birds of prey today. It was by far the best one I have ever seen"07-H-L-07 - TripAdvisor
"The best display of raptors I’ve been to. Great narrative with information, humour and pace brilliantly executed. A real MUST for anyone who wants to be informed and entertained at the same time. Came away with a new respect for these creatures and those who look after them."Sally H - TripAdvisor
" Absolutely enthralled by the entire experience...Highly informative and entertainingGary D - TripAdvisior
"What an absolutely awesome day !Rugby-Tourers - TripAdvisor
The birds are magnificent and so well looked after . Fantastic! Very good value for money .very knowledgeable staff. Cannot praise this place enough."
"We have been to quite a few birds of prey displays but this was head and shoulders above the rest. The setting is beautiful and watching the birds fly out across the valley is amazing. You also get to see the birds really close up and observe the amazing partnership between the birds and their handlers."s r - TripAdvisor