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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

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Address: Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
Phone Number: +44 1434 250400
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: Officially licensed Birds of Prey Centre set in the heart of beautiful...
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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Me and the family spent Tuesday at this fantastic centre. We have all been here before and loved it. Ray is a smashing bloke who's birds are all in the greatest of condition. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Me and the family spent Tuesday at this fantastic centre. We have all been here before and loved it. Ray is a smashing bloke who's birds are all in the greatest of condition. The flying displays are very informative, made even better by getting the kids involved. Holding Whisper the barn owl and throwing meat for the black kites. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Went to Keilder today with my two girls. After staying local in the area for my wife's birthday. Was told how good this place was by one of the camps staff and WOW they were not wrong. My two girls are a bit nervous around birds but Ray the owner changed all that. He let them hold and stroke the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We really enjoyed this. The variety of birds they have is huge and they're well looked after. The flying display is amazing and the guy running it was really interactive with the kids.

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Northants
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I'll start at the end, as we had had such a wonderful visit it left me in tears. We visited on Friday 13th March 2015 (definitely not a bad omen in this case), on a misty miserable March lunchtime, having called to check the birds would be flying (they wont fly in the rain), we timed our visit to make... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I went on a school trip to Hexham and on the way we saw it so we had to have a look and in the end we all enjoyed it !!!!!

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Epernon, France
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

When we visited the bird of prey centre we were the only people there, so had an incredible experience - we got to see an eagle being fed by hand, and also to hold and pet an adorable little owl! The highlight was the head keeper, who was so obviously happy with his life there that he was an utter... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Just visited the Birds Of Prey centre this weekend and had an amazing afternoon there! It didn't start off too well as the whole of the forest area had a 'Winter Wonderland' event on, after dirving nearly 3 hours to get there and then to be told we wasn't aloud to go in... Was a little frustrating to say the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

I visited the bird of prey centre last week with my partner whilst on a short break in Kielder. What a fantastic place to visit! Although we were initially a little disappointed the flying display wasn't happening due to the miserable November weather, we had an amazing time nonetheless. There were so many beautiful birds to see, and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre is a small but lovely place. The staff were friendly and informative and were able to explain to children facts in a way they understand. The demonstration was very interactive and children and adults alike were able to hold the bird whilst they were flying. The information was given in an informative and interesting... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Took our 3 year old grandson to visit and like us he loved it. The demonstration is very entertaining if a little short and his time with the little owls afterwards was a delight. Would recommend it to anyone, but worth checking by phone beforehand as bird flying may not take place if it is a windy or very wet... More 

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