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Tollie Red Kites

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| Near Dingwall, Dingwall IV7 8HQ, Scotland
+44 1463 715000
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A delight to see these birds feeding

Red Kites may be common in many parts of UK now but it is still great to see them diving down to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
John A
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Great views of Red Kites

Great to see these magnificent birds making a comeback and this place and staff were, rightly keen... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
john N
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Forfar, United Kingdom
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With stunning views across Easter Ross to Ben Wyvis, Tollie Red Kites provides close-up views of our most graceful bird of prey. A team of volunteers feed the birds every day and you can watch them feed from the comfort of a specially-converted...more
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Hours Today: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Near Dingwall, Dingwall IV7 8HQ, Scotland
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+44 1463 715000
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"beautiful birds"
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"rspb reserve"
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"feeding station"
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"great photos"
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"great opportunity"
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"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"ample parking"
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"viewing area"
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"on duty"
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"birds of prey"
in 3 reviews
"rspb site"
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"pot holes"
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"car park"
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"volunteers"
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"kittens"
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"kite"
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"buzzards"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Red Kites may be common in many parts of UK now but it is still great to see them diving down to skim the feeding table and before you know it swinging back in for more. The warden is very helpful and you get a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see these magnificent birds making a comeback and this place and staff were, rightly keen to show them off

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited the RSPB Tollie Red Kites yesterday and weren’t disappointed! The gentleman who came to feed was right on tome at 2:30 spreading the meat out. We saw 6 birds feeding along with lots of gulls and 2 buzzards. It was stunning!! The facilities...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

We went on Thursday 22nd March. We knew the feeding was not for about an hour but were delighted to see Red Kites already flying about. The place looked as if it wasn’t open because there were no cars in the car park but you...More

Thank P L
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TollieRedKites, Manager at Tollie Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you for your Kind words, I will pass on your thanks to Evelyn.

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience to witness these Beautiful Birds up close. A Visitors Centre. On site Parking & Eco Toilet. Free admission although a donation is appreciated.

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Hidden in the middle of farmland up a rutted, potholed road this site has an excellent visitor centre and plenty of parking. Now has a toilet on site as well.You can wander around during normal daylight hours and the warden comes to feed the kites...More

Thank Julie P
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TollieRedKites, Manager at Tollie Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for your comments, sorry you didn't get to see the kites at Tollie at their best, but as you said in your title nothing can be guaranteed. Yes, we would have expected more kites by now, probably should have passed Gigrin in numbers...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We went to tolling red kites centre to see the feeding at about 2.30 pm And it was very good to see so many red kites. Very good experience.

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Spot on for photos of these beautiful birds, don't forget your camera. Staff are very helpful and well informed.

Thank SUNNYSIDEUP069
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this RSPB site today in the hope of seeing the Red Kites. We were not disappointed. Absolutely wonderful to see them soaring overhead, then swooping down to take the food.Lots of really interesting information from the RSPB member on duty,...More

Thank slightlydoolally
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

The Red Kite Centre at Tollie is a gteat place to visit if you wish to see wild Red Kites. It is well signposted but be careful on the track up to the actual centre - it is a bit rough in places. There is...More

Thank Tony R
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