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Gauntlet Birds of Prey

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Open Now: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Owls by Moonlight

What a wonderful evening. To be enjoyed by all ages. Very thrilling and educational. We had a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
E2007MYandreww
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Eccleshall, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great visit

We bought vouchers for a taster experience last Christmas and only got round to this a few weeks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Melissa F
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Gauntlet, Eagle & Vulture park is the largest bird of prey park in the Northwest of England. With over 120 birds of prey, ranging from the smallest owls to the worlds largest eagle and Vultures it really is a haven for animal lovers. Gauntlet has...more
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Manchester Road | Next to Fryer's Rose Nursery and Garden Centre, Knutsford WA16 0SX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a wonderful evening. To be enjoyed by all ages. Very thrilling and educational. We had a buffet at half time. The food was very good with a decent choice including hot and cold drinks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank E2007MYandreww
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We bought vouchers for a taster experience last Christmas and only got round to this a few weeks ago. If you’re looking for a xmas gift the vouchers come in lovely packaging/card. It was a great experience. We got to handle and feed two owls,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gerald is a beauty! Great fun for all the family with amazing birds to see and goats to stroke and feed. You can tell that the staff and whole ethos of the centre is for the conservation of raptors too which is the best thing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mrbassman29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my son to a birthday party at Gauntlet in Sunday! We have been many times before, enjoying the meet and greet opportunity with the Gauntlet residents and the stunning flying display (best I’ve ever experienced)! I must admit to feeling slightly concerned that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helenakate75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this experience for my birthday to do something a little bit Different. It was very interesting and will was very informative about all the birds, and seeing them flying in the dark was lovely. The food was really tasty and there was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dgv09sophieb
gauntlet1002, General Manager at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review the Owls by Moonlight evening. We're glad you enjoyed the evening on the whole. Normally the event is limited to a slightly smaller amount of people, for many of the reasons you have mentioned above.Please...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were polite and well informed, the hands on experience is a must for any rapture lover. From handling owls to flying eagles, a total joy. A great day out and the shows were excellent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham B
gauntlet1002, General Manager at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Gauntlet. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your full day experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Gauntlet

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing day got to handle several birds including several different Eagles.Will and Jordan were amazing very patient with fantastic knowledge. The highlights were many but to fly both a Chilean blue and a Bald Eagle was just incredible.Cannot wait to come back again thank you

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adrian G
gauntlet1002, General Manager at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Gauntlet. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your Eagle experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Gauntlet

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was an amazing time, especially when all the birds were in the display area and the appropriate music.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dynotech T
gauntlet1002, General Manager at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Gauntlet. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Gauntlet

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I have been several times also taking family from abroad there. They loved it, it was all new to them. As an amateur photographer I found it quite good, the eagles are easy to photograph, but for a photographer the small birds abd owls etc...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We booked the 1.5hr Family Encounter as a birthday present and watched both shows. All the staff were highly knowledgeable and clearly took great care over the individual needs of each bird, adapting to their mood that particular day. The Encounter was an amazing introduction...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank allergyfreegirl
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Response from Munterboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say it is very good
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24 July 2017|
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Response from AngelaG | Reviewed this property |
Adults admission is £8.50 each according to the website. All the information you will need on the website. Look at "things to do Knutsford" on Trip advisor, the website is there.
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Chelo M
20 July 2016|
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Response from Brit_in_EU2014 | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic benches and they are happy for you bring your own food. There is also a shop selling souvenirs, sweets, drinks and ice cream.
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