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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

Features Animals
Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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An absolute must visit

Make sure to visit this attraction if you're in the area. They fly the birds at 1.30 and 3pm and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Rebecca R
Incredible Interactive Experience

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Ray's (and his team's) passion and knowledge about the various... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Alan K
Winchester, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Make sure to visit this attraction if you're in the area. They fly the birds at 1.30 and 3pm and it's a superb experience. The staff are brill interesting funny and quite obviously Love the animals in they're care. Keep a special eye out for...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Ray's (and his team's) passion and knowledge about the various birds, and their welfare, shines through, making the whole afternoon so enjoyable. The flying displays are the most interactive we have attended, with participation actively encouraged, and we were able...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful day here. Had a walk around and each bird looked so happy and calm. Yes they are tethered or in an aviary but I know that the brilliant team know exactly what they're doing. Ray and Steven let me hold a...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the centre this week and meet Ray and his colleague. Had a great time with the birds, got the chance to fly the birds and feed them. Really good educational visit and fantastic value for money.

Thank RMDTrips
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Run by enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, this centre is well worth a visit. Make sure you catch one of the flying displays (currently twice a day) as the staff actively encourage visitor participation which is great fun. There are helpful info signs at each of...More

Thank WeeScotties
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a small but very well run centre, they have 2 flying displays each day and at each one lots of information is given about each bird. I saw 3 birds I`d never seen before which was a big plus for me. Well worth...More

Thank CraftyMc
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We visited whilst on holiday and this was certainly a highlight of the week. Ray and all the staff were very welcoming and very approachable to ask questions. The flying displays were one of the best we have been to and we have been too...More

Thank taztortoise
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great centre for all and the staff are wonderful. On arrival the woman in the shop/ticket desk was really welcoming and down to earth. Then, within minutes, another team member spotted my young son and brought Rambo the owl to see him, telling him all...More

Thank CarolyneC19
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A really well run centre with lots of interest for everybody. Make sure you are there for the displays. Lots of birds and knowledgeable staff. Plenty of interactive stuff going on. Don't miss it.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went with my husband whilst on holiday and had a wonderful visit. There were lots of children there for the two flight demonstrations and the staff involved them at every point. The pens were lovely and clean, the birds all looked healthy and well, but...More

Thank Joy M
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