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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
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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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What a fantastic experience

I visited with my American friends on an overcast dreary afternoon but what a fantastic find.... The staff were so informative and could not have been any more enthusiastic in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
dawn40_11
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited with my American friends on an overcast dreary afternoon but what a fantastic find.... The staff were so informative and could not have been any more enthusiastic in showing off the birds to us and the children. We participated in a fabulous display, had amazing photo opportunities and would definitely visit again! Can't thank the staff enough. We... More 

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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth the £7 per adult to not just look at birds but really interact with them! Some of the birds are behind cages, but a large number are sitting outside tied down not caged. There are 2 flights a day if the weather is alright and one admission lets you back in all day. There were very few people... More 

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Thank corinoestaencasa
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is FANTASTIC! If you love birds of prey you'll love this place. It costs £7 per adult to get in and has loads of different birds of prey of all shapes and sizes to see. The displays (weather permitting) that are put on twice a day at 12 noon and 3pm are spectacular, with public interaction. they let... More 

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Thank DAWN G
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit and we weren't disappointed. The staff are really knowledgable and go out of their way to make sure you have a good time. Lots of birds and a great display. My daughter got to throw some food for a kite to catch and had a great grey owl land on her hand. She was thrilled.

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Thank Karen W
County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended Kielder Water Bird Prey Centre and loved it that much we went back later in the day to see the various birds fly. The owls are so amazing, we fed them and stroked them, the most delightful birds of prey ever. To listen to Ray talk about them was not just knowledgeable but also amazing to hear, I picked... More 

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Thank brookeandjulieAnne
Stoke
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic trip to Kielder water birds of prey centre, excellent array of birds. Very impressed to see so many large Eagles. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. They obviously have a huge passion for what they do. The display was great, everyone got the chance to have a go, they displayed Owls, a Black Kite, a... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is well worth visiting especially when the birds are flying. The staff are amazing at getting everyone involved with the magnificent birds that they fly. This ranges from holding them to feeding them to getting the birds to fly from guest to guest. I've never been to such a place that involves all the crowd as much as... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend this place enough, the birds are so well cared for & the owner cares so much about his birds it's lovely to see, all the staff were incredibly friendly & they made sure that every single person was involved during the flying, we also found the owner so knowledgable & more than happy to share his knowledge... More 

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Rawtenstall
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Discovered this place by accident while exploring Kielder Water.We received a warm welcome (and a free cuppa).Then we had a personal tour of the birds and learned so much . We then got to fly several birds which was a wonderful experience . We meant to stay for an hour or so but ended up staying for four hours !... More 

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Thank sheilam188
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The display is amazing, the connection between the people looking after these birds and the birds themselves is is so powerful and a delight to be a part of it. You can stay as long as you want and use the ticket all day. What an experience WOW, don't miss it!

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