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Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

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| Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH, England
+44 1931 712746
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Brilliant day out highly recommend

I highly recommend visiting this place it’s brilliant, and very interesting , the bird handler... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mmtb912018
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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Fantastic!

My family and I (4 adults) visited the centre, and were just blown away by the flight display and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Syed T
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A large collection of birds of prey - hawks, eagles, vultures, owls, falcons and buzzards, set in a Walled Garden. Flying demonstrations daily from 2 pm to 4pm. Visitors get the opportunity to fly a bird at the display. On site vintage tea room and local crafts.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“flying display” (59 reviews)
“harris hawk” (54 reviews)
“cream tea” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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| Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH, England
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+44 1931 712746
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this place it’s brilliant, and very interesting , the bird handler himself when he gets the show going is brilliant and amazing to watch. I watched the first half of the show with my son and my partner watched the second...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I (4 adults) visited the centre, and were just blown away by the flight display and the knowledge of the keeper. He was warm, funny and very friendly. The flight display was followed by a visit to Otto the eagle owl and...More

Thank Syed T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here because my grandson likes birds of prey. The 2 hours of the flying display went really quickly due to the owner’s informative and friendly talk. We saw some baby Harris hawks after the main event and my grandson was pleased that one...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting, funny and spectacular. Tea room well worth a visit too. We had a great afternoon here. Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t really know what to expect when we visited the centre but we were blown away by how interesting and special the bird display was. Did not notice the 2 hours go by. The keeper was truly dedicated to the welfare of the birds...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We knew we would love the birds but had no idea how much, and no idea how much we would love the staff. The talk was wildly interesting and we were both blown away by how much we learned. The speaker ended up chatting...More

1  Thank Katie F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting day out we spent about 4 hours here. A walk around the bird enclosures followed by a display of the birds flying. Throughly knowledgable about the birds and very interesting. The highlight was allowing us to have the Harris hawk land on...More

Thank Robertb2252
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

During our week in the lake district we visited here, we arrived about 12 noon and left about 4pm. It was a good 4 hours seeing the birds and watching them feeding and flying. The man who was flying the birds was brilliant, very informative...More

Thank grana1963
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Than a couples thing. Very nice seeing birds but demonstration was interesting until the introduction of children helping. One or two maybe was good but became bored as it appeared he was trying to get all the children to help therefore we left and didn’t...More

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Travelled to the centre yesterday with my child whom is extremely shy/nervous around others especially people they do not know. The person doing the display made them feel at ease talking about how they themselves were shy as a child. They' made them feel at...More

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John S
10 June 2016|
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Response from Karen G | Property representative |
Hello, the centre is flat and grassed and access is available through the main gate. Photographs can be taken throughout the centre and also during the flying display. Admission price is £8.50 for adults, £7 for... More
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John S
10 June 2016|
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Response from PCHNorthYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this question, hope I'm not too late. I think you would be ok with a wheel chair, it's all one level but you would have to go over short grass to view the display. The cafe is quite small so you may... More
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