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Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

Lowther | CA102HH, Penrith, England
01931 712746
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Ranked #3 of 30 Attractions in Penrith
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: A large collection of birds of prey - hawks, eagles, vultures, owls, falcons and buzzards. Flying demonstrations daily from 2 pm to 4pm. Visitors... more » Owner description: A large collection of birds of prey - hawks, eagles, vultures, owls, falcons and buzzards. 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. « less
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Me and my family visited not long ago, traveling almost 2 hours just to see the birds. When we arrived the place looked appalling. First of all the tea rooms looked like it was rotting, compleatly un-hygienic and was a dirty mess. There were flies and cobwebs everywhere which I wouldn't tolerate in my own kitchen, never mind public tearooms.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

On a vist here we arrived and on the car park was two women talking. We entered the cafe area and stood looking for any staff so we could enquire how we entered the bird of prey area.After about 5 minutes some people in the cafe, (who were waiting to order food), said to us that 'there was somebody here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Although I like birds, I am not actually a bird fanatic but when I walked into the grounds where the birds were kept, I thought they were all amazing. The grounds were surrounded by beautiful views. If you love birds, this is like bird heaven! The gentleman (Paul) that does the talk kept it very interesting. He loved all the... More

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Whitby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We visited this excellent attraction in June of this year. I can thoroughly recommend the Lakeland Bird of prey Centre to anyone, the falconer was very knowledgeable & obviously loved & cherished his feathered friends a great deal, his talk was very informative & interesting, well done. We visited the quaint tearoom & enjoyed some delicious light refreshments. Plenty of... More

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Crawley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The flying demonstrations were brilliant with a really engaging member of staff holding the attention of the visitors. Fantastic.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had an excellent lunch in the characterful tearoom before wandering round the aviaries admiring the beautiful birds. We attended the advertised 2 hour outdoor display put on by the owner which was very informative and very entertaining. The gentleman was very knowledgeable and obviously very passionate about his role and charges as the display overran by a good half... More

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Visited on a beautiful sunny afternoon in September. Arrived just as the demo had started and were enthralled by the love, knowledge and respect that Paul has for his birds. We were entertained and enlightened for two hours and thoroughly enjoyed the 'show'. His observations on the life of the birds and life in general added a humorous take to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A thoroughly enjoyable day. The flight demonstration was fantastic and very enjoyable. The falconer was very knowledgeable but also engaging and really made the show. He clearly knew and loved his birds.The bonus was my daughter holding Douglas the hawk which made her day. The birds were beautiful and it was a real treat to see them fly so close... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Visited on a very wet afternoon in August. Luckily we arrived just in time as the centre is open from 11.30am to 5.00pm but the bird flying display is from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. Enjoyed listening to Paul who introduced us to Lefty and Dusty the gyrfalcons and Douglas the harris hawk. Paul is interesting to listen to and tells you... More

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Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Second time we've visited and won't be the last!! This place is so tranquil and reminds us of yesteryear.. The quaint Victorian teashop sell beautiful home made fayre, we had ham baguette and minestrone soup (absolutely gorgeous) and tea served in China crockery...so quaint! Then we mooched around the cages of different birds, all with extremely informative notes on them... More

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