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Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre

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Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
+44 1389 729239
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If this is your bag, then it is definitely worth a go! Plenty of birds to see including hawks, owls... read more

Reviewed today
trentw23
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
great experience well worth a visit

visited 9th october , really amazing experience with real variety of raptors and owls , all sizes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dan m
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inverness
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Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is located in the natural woodland. With purpose built housings, it is an ideal setting for nearly 40 Birds of Prey & Owls. The centre is home to over 20 Owls, representing every native species as well as unique or unusual species from other parts of the world. See "Orla", the magnificent Golden Eagle. And learn of our successes in rehabilitation of wild Birds of Prey & Owls in conjunction with the Scottish SPCA. An educational day out for all ages, and a chance to relax in wonderful surroundings.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
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+44 1389 729239
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Reviewed today

If this is your bag, then it is definitely worth a go! Plenty of birds to see including hawks, owls and eagles, and you can get pretty close too to take in their immense beauty. The friendly staff tell you anything you want to know...More

Thank trentw23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited 9th october , really amazing experience with real variety of raptors and owls , all sizes and colours of bird and also a very impressive golden eagle which you are very close to showing just how impressive a bird this is , owners were...More

Thank dan m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place with friendly staff. Nice selection of birds, hawks and owls. Including a golden eagle which is very impressive. Just a little small that's all. Nice though and great for the little uns.

Thank Luke P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located close to the Loch Lomond Shores, the centre is an easy walk away from the Balloch train station. Has a surprisingly large variety of birds seeing its size. The staff is very informative and friendly, and engages happily with the visitors. The wristband allows...More

Thank staceylee13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in Loch Lomond on our way to Loch Ness for a weeks holiday. Our son wanted to visit the Bird of Prey Centre. Four of us went and it was the highlight of our holiday. It is not a cheap visit but it is...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went today and the centre is very clean and tidy. Very warm welcome from staff and a nice clean visitors hut. Only thing is that it is very small and costing £20 for a family of four seems a little expensive. Although the children...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great day out, very informative and helpful staff. A must see for all bird lovers. Well worth a visit.

Thank GerryXLIX
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We've visited several similar bird of prey centres in the past and although it was still great to see the various collection of birds here, it was perhaps a little over-priced. The birds there included kestrels, buzzards, eagles and owls. At £8 each per adult...More

Thank shawmatt
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We'd read such good reviews about this but they were clearly all from people who'd bought an 'experience'. It's good as far as it goes but is very limited for the casual visitor. Positives- you see the birds up close and the keepers are engaging....More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem! Can't wait for my next visit. A must see for all animal lovers visiting Loch Lomond. The staff are friendly & very passionate about the centre which shows in the upkeep & how content & healthy these rare & beautiful birds are.

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Linda R
19 June 2017|
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Response from Ian N | Reviewed this property |
When we went due to bird flu restrictions they where not flying and also they where building a new area for them to do fly shows. Having spoke to owner not sure when this was but if you ring them the owner was brilliant and... More
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bigstego
6 January 2017|
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Response from OrlaGoldenEagle | Property representative |
Sorry, strictly no dogs allowed.
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Markeverett
10 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
Their enclosures are spotless and the birds are clearly all in excellent health. People who complain clearly have no idea about actual bird behavior and do expect the birds to be simply flying free - not at all sure how that... More
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