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Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre

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| Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH, England
+44 1931 712746
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Brilliant !

Had a fantastic time, spent almost two and a half hours watching the display, Bob the Harris hawk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim B
via mobile
It’s a good place to see really fantastic birds.

It’s a good to see such fantastic birds in action and in full flight without any restrictions. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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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 local crafts.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“flying display” (57 reviews)
“harris hawk” (51 reviews)
“cream tea” (25 reviews)
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| Lowther, Penrith CA10 2HH, England
+44 1931 712746
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time, spent almost two and a half hours watching the display, Bob the Harris hawk was a particular highlight. Tea rooms were good, homemade scones and a good selection of cakes. Well worth the visit and we would love to come back!

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a good to see such fantastic birds in action and in full flight without any restrictions. The presenter could have showed more birds or should have shown the falcons for a shorter time.

Thank giddasriram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the centre a few days ago and thoroughly enjoyed the flying display. It was entertaining and also educational, we both left having felt that we'd learnt something. We also visited the tea room for a drink and scones. These were homemade and very...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent about 2 hours watching this interesting display and explanation of the falcons. The gentleman working with the birds was very entertaining and we did enjoy the outing. I'm sure it would have been much more enjoyable on a warm day. After the cold and...More

Thank Lyn49006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with two kids aged 8 & 9. I used a Groupon voucher which was well worth it. The day started damp and overcast, but the sun came out later. I have visited lots of falconry centres up and down the UK, but this...More

Thank 791lizc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We unfortunately chose an awful day, chilly and dreadfully wet but despite this, we enjoyed our visit. We decided to have a light lunch before the flying display so they helpfully waited until we were finished before starting. The food was very good and served...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Visited this week with our 3 year old and we were very disappointed with the visit. The 'centre' consists of a walled garden where there are around 15 or so small enclosures with a couple of birds in each. You can walk around all the...More

Thank pj1987
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

They have a variety of birds of pray but you can basically see everything in half an hour. The bird show is worth a look from 2pm but get there early and there's not much to see. Too expensive for what it is. Half the...More

Thank krayziemike
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I visited the centre with my family last month and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was our second visit. The talk and demonstration absolutely make this trip: in my opinion, they’re what make the entrance fee good value for money. It’s important, therefore, to consider the...More

Thank WazzovCarlisle
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Small, quirky café onsite which was nice. Would only recommend going when flying display is to start as not much to look at in way of walking round. Flying display was excellent with a very knowledgeable and fun handler. You can also have a go...More

Thank Scott P
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John S
10 June 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
John S
10 June 2016|
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