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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
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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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beautiful creatures

Visited the 1st week November, had a lovely walk round and saw some wonderful birds, slightly expensive but well worth a visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
mickrandy
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the 1st week November, had a lovely walk round and saw some wonderful birds, slightly expensive but well worth a visit.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wasn't our first visit to the centre and we had another great time. The birds are interesting and the staff are knowledgeable and want to help the kids to enjoy and learn. It's expensive but a good place to support.

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Thank diromu
Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Firstly and most importantly, the birds are extremely well looked after. I was lucky to have visited on a quiet day. I got my many questions answered without any delay and the young lad who'd taken my entrance fee (£7) was just bursting at the seems with his knowledge of each bird. He knew each and every bird personally. I... More 

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scunthorpe
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

As we were on holiday we paid a visit to the bird of prey centre and it was really informative the owners were only to happy to answer any questions you may have we stayed to watch the flying demonstration and everyone was included Rob and Johnathan interacted especially with the children who were enjoying every bit of it Well... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Went for a visit with my wife and we were so impressed with the facility and the knowledge of the bird handlers. Both handlers were extremely approachable and demonstrated a genuine warmth for all of the animals. Their enthusiasm was heartwarming and they both really made you feel part of the whole show. We were given multiple opportunities to handle... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Its been a very long time since we last visited the Birds of Prey Centre and we were definitely not disappointed. Staff were fantastic and educated us on how the birds are let out every day to fly free and then return for food. We were introduced to some tiny owls which were beautiful and stroked their heads. Great visit

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Thank Hotstuff805
surrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Although our visit was 'out of season' the centre was open and the staff welcoming and helpful. An amazing variety of birds and a wonderful chance especially for children to see close up. However, cant help feeling the birds would be much happier in bigger enclosures where they are able to fly around and perch on stumps and branches

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Thank GulliverT4
sittingbourne
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

The place is immaculate, the staff are friendly and so knowledgeable about the birds within the centre. Well.worth the entrance fee. Beautiful birds

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Thank anniehever
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Knew I was going to enjoy my visit when we arrived to 2 pelicans waddling down the path. We stayed for both flight shows which were interesting and you get really close up to the birds. Both myself and my husband had the opportunity to wear the glove and have one of the owls land on our hand. Staff are... More 

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Ashton in Makerfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience. Visited mid week out of season and was treated to a brilliant informative interactive experience handling the birds and watching them in flight the staff are very friendly and enjoy their jobs greatly so that energy comes across in the demonstrations. I will be back next year.

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