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Argaty Red Kites

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Amazing birds and so close up

controlled feeding close to the Hide so you get great views of swooping red kites which are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chris2222222222
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Stirling, United Kingdom
Stunning

Last minute decision to try and see the kites and luckily there were spaces on the day we wanted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tess F
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Handcross, null, United Kingdom
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Lerrocks Farm | Argaty, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

controlled feeding close to the Hide so you get great views of swooping red kites which are fantastically acrobatic birds.

Thank Chris2222222222
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great for a few hours escape and the red kite were fantastic to watch, as was the buzzard that was being mobbed

Thank Eve H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute decision to try and see the kites and luckily there were spaces on the day we wanted. Both my husband and myself have mobility issues but by taking our time found the path to the hide was manageable. A small incline but nothing...More

Thank Tess F
Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and I am so glad that you had such a good experience with us. We are passionate about the kites and are thrilled when others are as excited too.. Thanks so much again for the lovely review....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These birds are so stunning, I was able to see 12 at one which I did not expect! and the information and origin story was very informative. If you are in the area it is a great way to experience some local passion and beautiful...More

Thank Asha M
Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit and the birds - they are truly magnificent aren't they? Thank you so much for your rating and review - much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on our way back home from Pitlochry yesterday. Tom our guide spoke passionately about the kites and it was breathtaking to see so many flying so close to the hide. Loved every minute and so glad we visited, can highly recommend if in the...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit here and thank you so much for taking the time to write a review- it is much appreciated!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Argaty Red Kites late on Saturday afternoon on our way to Stirling. We hadn't planned to go but saw the signs and were intrigued. When we arrived there was no one else there and we weren't expecting much. After normal hours there is...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was a real pleasure to meet you and talk. I am so glad you did drop in and that you got good views of the birds. Do try to come back at feeding time one day and yes, come and see the squirrels too...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Feeding viewed from the hide is interesting, but the speed of the birds makes photography challenging. The birds seem to know when feeding will take place as about 10 minutes before they start to fly around the site. This is your best opportunity for photographs...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and we hope you got some good photographs! Best wishes from us all.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a morning at hide , seeing red squirrels , jays ! Wood peckers ! And lots of other birds ! Well worth the money x

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit to the Woodland Hide. And thank you for taking the time to write a review!

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for bird watchers and photographers. The birds are stunning and are managed in a very professional way. They do not feed the birds very much as they can look after themselves but what little they put out keeps them coming...More

Thank Chriss M
Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so very much for your review and kind comments. We always have the welfare of the birds at the heart of what we do here and they are genuinely wild and surviving on their own - very important if the whole reintroduction is...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have always wanted to see red kites in the wild and I was not disappointed. Before leaving on holiday I booked to visit. Lynn was extremely helpful in arranging. There is good sized car park and a room where waiting visitors can make a...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so very much for your very lovely words. We try very hard to give visitors the best possible welcome and experience and if we have succeeded I am happy indeed. The birds of course are at the heart of what we do here...More

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Susan301153
6 October 2016|
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Response from Argaty_redkites_13 | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for asking the question. We are open all day but staffed only at feeding time. When you email or ring to book in we will confirm availability and time of accompanied visit. Hope that helps
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YorkshireStav
18 January 2015|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
i don't know of anything within walking distance. they are located at the end of a narrow winding road. you might try to contact argaty kites directly. maybe they can help you. we stayed at mackeanston house in doune... More
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