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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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Called here whilst driving through Kielder, what a gem we found, staff are so friendly, happy to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Gorgeous place

We visited late September and the displays were brilliant and engaging. There was a school there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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Officially licensed Birds of Prey Centre set in the heart of beautiful Kielder Water and Forest Park, the only place in Britain with dark sky status.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
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“hawk walk” (12 reviews)
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called here whilst driving through Kielder, what a gem we found, staff are so friendly, happy to talk and answer questions, they are so knowledgable. Amazing birds, it was amazing to see the black kite flying, would recommend to anyone of any age, it is...More

Thank Troublet15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited late September and the displays were brilliant and engaging. There was a school there for the second display and all the kids got involved which was good to see. We fully intended to go for a second visit before going home but the...More

Thank Shocking245
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband called here on our way to the Scottish Borders. It was a rainy day and we arrived during a flying display, we found the staff interesting and informative and very happy to answer any questions. When we had to seek shelter...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited during our holiday in nearby Falstone. Firstly well done on being disabled accessible, wheelchair and mobility scooters will manage easily The Falconers were very knowledgable and engaging, you could of listened to them for ever! A good variety of birds to see with 2...More

Thank Valerie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good - a good variety of birds on display. Excellent work by the falconer involving young and old in taking turns with the glove to hold the birds. Café toilets and gift shop nearby.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my other half visited this past week. We decided to return at the end of our stay in the lodges as the staff were amazing and so welcoming. The birds are so well loved and cared for by Ray, Steven and the girls...More

Thank sammie w
Reviewed 2 September 2017

First, the negative! What a difficult place to find! We parked in the large car park in the resort and had to use Google maps to give us a sense of what direction to walk in.. after only a few meters we spotted a banner...More

Thank Feenee
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Was concerned when we first arrived as it is a very small place, but the 2 chaps doing the demonstrations made it worth while. They made sure all the kids (and adults) had an opportunity to get up close and personal to the birds and...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We visited today with a six year old and a thirteen year old and they both really enjoyed the bird of prey centre. Ray was so welcoming and was fantastic with all of the children, especially during the flying displays where he included every single...More

Thank wjb00
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I would have given this place a 10 if I could! What a fantastic day out. Saw both displays at 13:30 and 15:00. The people who run this place (Ray, Steven and Sarah) that we saw today, made this the best experience we have ever...More

Thank Sarah F
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