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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

#2 of 9 things to do in Kielder Features Animals
Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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Fantastic. A must do if you're in the area.

We've been to several bird of prey centres up and down the UK and this is by far the best to which... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Derby, England, United Kingdom
Good Value

On a trip to Kielder Water we found the birds of prey centre by chance. We managed to see a flying... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Warminster, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been to several bird of prey centres up and down the UK and this is by far the best to which I've ever been. An amazing selection of Raptors from the huge to the tiny, all of which are in pristine, healthy condition. It's...More

Thank PaulBellwood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a trip to Kielder Water we found the birds of prey centre by chance. We managed to see a flying display with the birds and spent an hour looking at the other birds on display. The flying display was quite short but informative and...More

Thank intrepid1145
Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff and volunteers are friendly, helpful, very professional and love what they do. The birds all have their own characters and seem very well cared for. The shows are fun yet informative and the staff do their utmost to get everyone involved particularly the...More

Thank richdm51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in here following the signs for the Osprey Watch. We observed the nest site from some supplied telescopes, then were briefed inside by a very knowledgeable chap whilst watching the 3 chicks in the nest. A great experience.

1  Thank olibot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value and very informative about the bird displays are fantastic took our granddaughter she loved it will definitely go again

1  Thank kathbank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to many bird of prey centres and this is the best. It was excellent value and the staff are really engaging and passionate, which comes across in the amount of knowledge they have on the subject.

1  Thank Eric K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you come across people who care about what they do so much that it has become a way of life for them. There is no better place to find these people than in animal care. We travelled to Kielder specifically to visit the Bird...More

Thank Worley5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Ray and Steve for a quite memorable experience. Firstly all the birds are beautiful, full of character and very well cared for. Secondly the knowledge you both have of each and every bird is fantastic and you share it with insight and enthusiasm....More

Thank Niall M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Spent a couple of hours here and thought it was great, not very busy but we had opportunity to hold the birds, was amazing to see them at such close quarters. Very informative and friendly staff, worth a visit if you in the area.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We found this place and it ended up being the hilight of my holiday. The staff were very friendly and most helpful. They let let you hold some of the owls. There were eagles,pelicans,big and little owls,buzzards and other birds of prey. A most enjoyable...More

Thank 653sylvia55
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