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Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place to visit for all bird lover's

If you love birds in general and bird of prey in particular,then pay this place a visit. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter W
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Great fun and informative

We were really impressed with our visit. We arrived at 13:00 which gave us plenty of time to look... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GallopingLawyer
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A large collection of birds of prey - hawks, eagles, vultures, owls, falcons and buzzards, set in a Walled Garden. 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...more
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| Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH, England
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+44 1931 712746
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love birds in general and bird of prey in particular,then pay this place a visit. The admission price is very reasonable and helps pay for the upkeep of the birds. The owners put on a entertaining display of their hawks flying agility with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really impressed with our visit. We arrived at 13:00 which gave us plenty of time to look at the birds before the flying display at 14:00. The avaries were clean and spacious and all the birds looked in good health. There are about...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GallopingLawyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birds of prey aside, the man who hosts the bird show (and has done for many years) is a real treat - great with the kids and very knowledgeable. There are a wide range of birds in many different aviaries situated in a large walled...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited a few times over the years and we always enjoy our visits. It’s great to see the birds flown and talked about by someone who is knowledgable and passionate about the birds. Great if you have kids as the flying display can be...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The birds of prey centre was absolutely amazing,the birds were really good when they where flying up to speeds of 100mph after the bait,the guy holding them made really funny jokes and at the end you get to touch the birds!!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank oliv852
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon out, however not worth arriving before 13:00 as there aren't that many birds to see. Cafe is warm and welcoming and the food and drink looks really good, however the service was slow due to lack of staff and a bit of a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank richp735
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good range of beautiful birds. The display is from 2 until 4pm which might seem long but flies by! The man giving the talk is very entertaining and knowledgeable. All kids (and some adults) get the opportunity to hold Bob the Harris Hawk who is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gillibob5
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

We arrived at 12 when it opened and were met by the tearoom lady, who wasn't worried that we had brought our own food and set us up in the covered outhouse area to eat with our temporary wheelchair user. You would struggle to get...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

The Lakeland bird of prey centre represents a good family day out noting that it doesn't open until 12 noon. There are plenty of birds to see all well housed and looked after and there is a lovely flying display with your host full of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

After arriving at 11.40 we had to wait till it opened at 12noon, there was a tea room where we could wait or sit outside, we were pleasantly surprised at the coverage where the birds were, different species, the flying class started at 2 in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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John S
June 10, 2016|
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Response from Karen G | Property representative |
Hello, the centre is flat and grassed and access is available through the main gate. Photographs can be taken throughout the centre and also during the flying display. Admission price is £8.50 for adults, £7 for... More
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John S
June 10, 2016|
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Response from PCHNorthYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this question, hope I'm not too late. I think you would be ok with a wheel chair, it's all one level but you would have to go over short grass to view the display. The cafe is quite small so you may... More
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