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Cumberland Bird Of Prey Centre

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Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB, England
+44 1228 576158
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Great place

Went on a hawk walk. Gary certainly knows his stuff. Really interesting and great fun to do. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kason1
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Superb time.

Took our 15 year old twins (boy and girl) on a Hawk walk this afternoon and we all had a brilliant... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
David S
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The Cumberland bird of prey centre offers Hawk walks with a Harris Hawk lasting approximately 1 hour, Half day handling sessions with many different birds and ring deliveries and displays at weddings as well as birds of prey for other events and requirements.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a hawk walk. Gary certainly knows his stuff. Really interesting and great fun to do. Great to see some of these birds close up. Very impressive how buzz the hawk is and flown

Thank kason1
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Took our 15 year old twins (boy and girl) on a Hawk walk this afternoon and we all had a brilliant time. (Gary the owner) explained so much so well. On the walk itself Buzz, the Harris Hawk was an absolute joy to watch as...More

Thank David S
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We turned up out of the blue to the birds of prey sanctuary, after foolishly not looking at the website. It turns out that the Birds of Prey Centre is run from somebody's house, and nobody was in. So, please be warned that you have...More

2  Thank Chris W
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely visit! Gary was incredibly knowledgable and a lovely walk with the birds... my friends and I had a blast!!! Thanks! Molly and buzz... perfect start to a morning!!!

Thank Ynhc P
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We did the half day activity and it was an amazing day. Gary who owns the centre is such a warm and friendly guy. Gary is quite knowledgeable about his birds and takes great care of these wonderful birds. Gary made sure to fully answer...More

Thank JKLS72
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We booked the falconry experience for my Dad's 80th birthday, and we weren't disappointed - what a fantastic time we had! Despite the somewhat inclement weather, we were able to go on a 'hawk walk', and my Dad was able to 'fly' Buzz the Harris...More

Thank mrsrutters
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Had a fantastic photoshoot today with the birds of prey. We were made very welcome and anything we asked for in positioning the birds on perches or flight shots we got. Highly recommend a visit .

1  Thank 116Sheila
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Five of us took the 'hawk walk', was fantastic. Gary the Guide told us everything we'd ever need to know about hawks & falcons, and we each had lots of turns feeding the gyrfalcon (I think). Unforgettable experience for my 5 year old boy.

2  Thank apearce2015
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Went on a groupon coupon to visit the centre, the birds are very well looked after, we arrived to see the birds being flown and being trained. After this we went to see the birds of prey being fed, the wife thought this a bit...More

2  Thank Andrew T
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

It is definitely worth going on a hawk walk. It was very enjoyable. Staff are very friendly. Would love to do it again. Thanks.

Thank Robert J
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Sorry, don't know as it was bought as a Christmas present for a family of 4. I think it may be £60 but honestly is the best value for money, fascinating, grandkids will never forget Eagles, vultures, owls swooping down and... More
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