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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

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Open Now: 10:30 - 16:00
Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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Me and my friend came to visit today, unfortunately the birds didn't fly due to the wind, but I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vikki J
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing exoerience

Although the place doesn’t seem too big on first impressions, it’s very specialist and there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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“flying display”(25 reviews)
“hawk walk”(12 reviews)
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.
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
+44 1434 250400
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All reviews flying display bird of prey centre hawk walk harris hawk little owl great afternoon per adult entrance fee definitely recommend a visit fantastic visit rainy day answer any questions staff were so friendly kielder water fantastic place an amazing experience second visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend came to visit today, unfortunately the birds didn't fly due to the wind, but I still had an amazing time, you can tell the birds are well looked after and very much loved. I'll be visiting again.

Thank Vikki J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the place doesn’t seem too big on first impressions, it’s very specialist and there are many birds of prey here. The staff are fantastic and just when you thought you couldn’t get any closer to the birds (you could practically touch many of them),...More

Thank swiss_r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the 3rd time, the staff are really friendly & happy to engage with visitors. When we visited we were able to stroke the little owls that had been brought out to meet visitors. The birds are in lovely condition & show no signs...More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience for all the family. Wonderful staff. Informative and interactive. We were able to handle some of the birds and the demonstrations were really good. Very reasonably priced and packages available to cater for everyone.

Thank Lindisfarne69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its quite a drive down a country lane to find the bird of prey centre. When we got there we were the only ones in the car park and nearly turned around to leave again, but then thought we would give it a try. We...More

Thank Carole122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 16 month daughter and she loved it. Staff are very knowledgable, friendly and great with children. Will definitely pop back in when over that way

Thank 381shaunw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I took my girlfriend here and we both had a great time. The staff are great fun and full of knowledge and the flying display was amazing. They have a huge collection of rare birds from around the world. I'll happily go back again on...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Took our kids for a day out at the bird of prey centre at Kielder. The family ticket price was very reasonable at £21.00 however I think there may have been a Groupon or wowcher offer. The kids got to stroke small owls and also...More

Thank paula1976
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Spent the morning here. Great selection of bird of prey. Upclose encounters really good. As only small site and limited customers had chance to ask keepers loads of questions. Teenage son really enjoyed it and went back for the afternoon bird show. Reasonable priced attraction.

Thank Dazman1973
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We took our son and daughter along and my son who has additional needs was welcomed and the ppl were very caring mind they didt know he has needs he just look like over talked boy.the gentleman who runs I was really nice to every1...More

Thank Gemma W
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Graeme J
24 February 2018|
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Response from Shocking245 | Reviewed this property |
...also depends on what type of dog as small ones could be seen as prey.