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Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre

#2 of 10 things to do in Kielder Features Animals
Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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I would have given this place a 10 if I could! What a fantastic day out. Saw both displays at 13:30... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sarah F
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We had a wonderful time at the Bird of Prey centre. Both myself and my partner were delighted with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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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.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, England
+44 1434 250400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would have given this place a 10 if I could! What a fantastic day out. Saw both displays at 13:30 and 15:00. The people who run this place (Ray, Steven and Sarah) that we saw today, made this the best experience we have ever...More

Thank Sarah F
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the Bird of Prey centre. Both myself and my partner were delighted with the experience, looking at beautiful birds, watching & participating in flying displays and listening to lots fascinating info! A wonderful experience and I look forward to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant time. The volunteers are amazing and Steven our guide on the walk had an incredible knowledge of birds of prey. The show afterwards in the centre capped off a wonderful time. Do not miss going.

Thank jimmyc1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab time with Ray and his birds! Really obvious how well looked after the birds are. The demonstration was a definite Wow moment.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family group of us visited on a dull, cold and rainy day in late july but we left feeling so happy after seeing the love, care and attention given to these beauitful birds by their handlers who clearly adore them. They go to great...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based in Leiplish, it is an excellent day trip. Ray and his staff are very knowledgeable and they allow plenty of interaction with the birds.

Thank oldalberto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon here. Ray and Cath gets everyone involved in the flying demonstrations. My son really enjoyed it!

Thank rennie2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holidaying again near Kielder we just had to revisit the birds of prey centre. Accompanied by my mum, it was her first time and she says it was the stand-out experience of our week away. The staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful and a...More

Thank CarolyneC19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this center when we stayed here in July what a guy passionate about his birds some of them which he has reared from chicks stunning collection of Eagles, Owls, Vultures i have ever seen.

Thank 837Lynty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked onto a Hawk Walk for my birthday and what a treat it was! The bird handler/guide, Steven, was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic about all the birds at the centre. The hawk walk itself was great. It...More

Thank spencer223
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