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Argaty Red Kites

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Lerrocks Farm | Argaty, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EJ, Scotland
+44 1786 841373
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great for our group. a little out of the way, but well worth it. very friendly staff, who go out of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Andy W
Red Kite Hide

This was my wife and I first bird watching experience at Argaty hide just outside Doune. The hide... read more

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Lerrocks Farm | Argaty, Doune, Stirling FK16 6EJ, Scotland
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"beautiful birds"
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"informative talk"
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"feeding times"
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"working farm"
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"great spectacle"
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"fantastic photographs"
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"birds of prey"
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"close quarters"
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"both sides"
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"bird lovers"
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"amazing sight"
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"small fee"
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"brilliant afternoon"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great for our group. a little out of the way, but well worth it. very friendly staff, who go out of their way

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so Much for taking the time to review us - much appreciated and so glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my wife and I first bird watching experience at Argaty hide just outside Doune. The hide is a short walk from the car park and we had the opportunity to see, the once extinct in Scotland, Red Kite flying high above us. It...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

They are wonderful birds aren't they? And to think that 20 years ago there were none in central Scotland at all...... thanks so. Cub for taking the time to write a review Nd hope to see yiou here again sometime. Best wishes from us all.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I, both keen photographers went on our second visit in early June as our last visit was slightly spoiled by heavy snow, though extremely enjoyable. Our guide Tom made us very welcome and gave an informal and informative talk about the work...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and rating - they are wonderful birds, and we are so glad that you have enjoyed your visits here. Just in case it helps anyone else, we can offer a lift to the hide for people who might...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We called in at the Centre to see the Red Kites being fed - sadly they weren't interested in the food that had been put down but we were able to watch them and the buzzards in quite close proximity. The young man escorting us...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

So glad that you found your visit interesting but sorry that the birds didn't feed in time for you to see that. They are wild birds and so their behaviour does vary with the season and the weather as well as with what food they...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were staying in Stirling and looking for some things to do during the day and found this - it was a very neat experience. The farmer (Tom) was very friendly and extremely informative about kites in Scotland and their mission. He also gave my...More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we are really glad that you enjoyed your visit. We do try to make it possible for everyone to get to the hide so it was really good that your grandmother got there too (should...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend an hour if passing,and the kites put on an impressive show. The RSPB volunteer gave us some good background on the birds. Well worth a visit.

Thank Charlie H
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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review and glad you enjoyed your visit here.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on a very wet Easter Bank Holiday with my old mum. The lady farmer very kindly arranged for her farmer husband (?) to give us a lift up to the hide on a wee truck. We could have walked, the path is absolutely fine....More

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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review and we are very glad to have helped with a lift. Hope to see you here again.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We visited with family who were staying with us over Easter. It was a very cold Easter Monday, There were lots of people in the hide, but space for everyone to see. We saw between 20 - 30 kites. The Ranger was fabulous, informative, interesting...More

Thank Louise H
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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and also for writing such a kind review. I am really glad that you all enjoyed your visit and we love having children in the hide. The kites are wonderful, aren't they? Very best wishes Lynn

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Now a member, my husband visits regularly to take photographs. Visit at feeding time 1.30 and see the red kites feed. They hover over the hide and you can see them in all their glory.We counted 25 the last time we visited.More

Thank Clare A
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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review - it is so much appreciated. And so glad that yiur husband has a loyalty card - we hoped it would be a small thank you for our frequent visitors. Should just say, in order to help...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Dawn Cameron and I visited Argaty Red Kit Viewing Centre hoping to see some of these beautiful birds of prey. What a wonderful experience. There were at least 20 of them there for feeding and we got some great pictures. A cheeky big buzzard even...More

Thank Craig C
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Argaty_redkites_13, Owner at Argaty Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

So glad you had a great visit - we are passionate about the birds and are so pleased to share this with our visitors. Hope to see you here again soon. Best wishes from us all here.

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Susan301153
6 October 2016|
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Response from Argaty_redkites_13 | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for asking the question. We are open all day but staffed only at feeding time. When you email or ring to book in we will confirm availability and time of accompanied visit. Hope that helps
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YorkshireStav
19 January 2015|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
i don't know of anything within walking distance. they are located at the end of a narrow winding road. you might try to contact argaty kites directly. maybe they can help you. we stayed at mackeanston house in doune... More
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