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Birds of Prey Centre

A unique opportunity to get up close & personal with magnificent birds of prey.

Birds of Prey Show

Our guide will have the whole family enthralled as these stunning birds soar through the sky landing just feet away. Learn about how these birds survive – where they live, what do they eat and much more. Our guides are fountains of knowledge when it comes to their beautiful birds.

Show will take place each day at 4pm from the 26th of June 2017.

Hawk walks

For an even more interactive experience we have our new hawk walks. Walk through Westport House’s woodland trails with the hawk periodically flying down to land on a gloved hand. Group sizes can vary from 1 to 30 people.

A very unique, exciting experience and perfect for corporate groups, hens, school tours, tour groups or just as amazing way to spend a walk.

All hawk walks must be pre – booked in advance by calling  +353 98 27766.

Check out Jason Deasy, our onsite falconer, explain all about our Birds of Prey experience here!

Even More Family Fun at Westport House

We run family-friendly Special events all year long include our Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween Fest, Winter Wonderland and more.

We have a range of attractions on site and a range of tickets to hopefully suit everyone.  Please check out our Park Map which shows all of our broad range of attractions in blue (Westport House), red (Pirate Adventure Park), Westport Train Tour route and orange (Adventure Activities and Carnival Attractions).  There truly is something for everyone!

Call Today +353 (0) 98 27766

If you have any questions or wish to know more about all Westport House has to offer, please contact us on +353 (0) 98 27766 or email us at info@westporthouse.ie

Locate us on the map here.

Please note that management cannot accept responsibility for temporary unavailability of attractions due to circumstances beyond their control – All attractions are normally available – please call 098 27766 to check before visiting or upon arrival at the ticket office.

Please note that while buggies are highly recommended for use in the extensive gardens, Pirate Adventure Park and campsite, they are unfortunately not permitted in Westport House in an effort to preserve the antique parquet floors. You may park your buggy inside in the ante-library while you tour the House. You might like to bring your own baby carrier or please feel free to borrow one of ours while you’re in the House.


Top Tips to Get the Most Out Of Your Visit

It is important to note that the Birds of Prey show and Hawk walk are outdoor attractions. Plan for the outdoors with comfortable shoes, hats, sunscreen, raingear!

Please visit our Useful Information Page for even more top tips to plan your day out. And please, please don’t forget to check out our Opening Times before you travel.

Opening times

Hawk walks can be arranged for any time.

Birds of Prey show takes place at 4pm in the courtyard when the Adventure Park is open. Please see opening days below.

MonthTimes
JanClosed
FebClosed
MarOpen March 24th to 31st
AprOpen April 1st to 8th.
MayClosed
JuneClosed
JulyBIRDS OF PREY SHOW DAILY AT 3PM
AugBIRDS OF PREY SHOW DAILY AT 3PM
SeptClosed
OctClosed
NovClosed
DecClosed

Ticket Prices

Birds of Prey Show 
Adult€10
Child €7
Senior/Student€8.50
Family of 4€26
Family of 6 €28
Hawk Walk 
Adult/Child
(over 12)
€70
2 People€120
Family of 4
(including 2 kids under 12)
€160
Each additional Child€40
Groups of 8 or more€40
Groups of 15 or more€30