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Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nice Way To Spend An Hour - Amazing Raptors & Friendly Staff

Firstly, I note a few negative responses on older reviews regarding some birds being on short... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Fantastic attraction

Great opportunity to see birds of prey up close. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Birds look happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
karen w
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“hawk walk”(10 reviews)
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is located in a natural woodland. With purpose built housings, it is an ideal setting for nearly 40 Birds of Prey & Owls. The centre is home to over 20 Owls, representing every native species as well as unique or...more
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Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8QL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Firstly, I note a few negative responses on older reviews regarding some birds being on short reigns when perched etc, please note that powerful birds of prey such as Golden Eagles are tethered on a short reign to prevent injury, if they were tethered on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great opportunity to see birds of prey up close. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Birds look happy and well cared for and many had been rescued and given the chance of life in good surroundings. Seeing these birds up close you see how seriously impressive they...More

Thank karen w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the place is smaller, it was very well worth the visit. I took my friend and two kids, age 10 and 11 and we all had a great time. There was a quiz which the kids filled out and won a prize but it...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to Oban to visit Finn Falconry don’t go it’s a disaster, we were so disappointed we looked out Loch lom9nd. Iris of prey centre it was like chalk and cheese excellent friendly huge variety of birds in good condition staff so friendly...More

Thank mariedianemccue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and tidy place I found. Amazing collection of Owl. Must visit for bird lovers!! I went with young family and My son and daughter fully enjoyed.

Thank webbysoul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great clean displays of birds of prey with excellent information on each bird. Best kept bird sanctuary I have visited. The highlight is the 2x Golden Eagles - beautiful creatures in wonderful condition like all the birds. The staff are helpful and friendly. The owner...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the lady at the entrance was very nice we had half price tickets so go in cheaper. while it was not a horrible place to visit we did it in an hour could have done it in 20 minutes birds are tethered to logs didnt...More

Thank andrea m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight of the centre are two lovely golden eagles, that is where we spent about 10 minutes in awe. The rest of the centre doesn't take long at all to go through, all the birds are tied up so you just look and walk...More

Thank IK786
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Bird of Prey centre as part of a visit to Loch Lomond in August 2018. There are lots of incredible rare birds including eagles, falcons and lots of different owls. We did the Owl Experience which was brilliant! Stewart talked us through...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Visited as a family with daughter and grand son. His reaction was wow, wow, and wow. My grandson is 8 and was totally into the whole visit. The staff were very knowledgable which made the visit even more interesting. Brill.

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20 June 2017|
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Response from Ian N | Reviewed this property |
When we went due to bird flu restrictions they where not flying and also they where building a new area for them to do fly shows. Having spoke to owner not sure when this was but if you ring them the owner was brilliant and... More
7 January 2017|
Response from OrlaGoldenEagle | Property representative |
Sorry, strictly no dogs allowed.
10 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
Their enclosures are spotless and the birds are clearly all in excellent health. People who complain clearly have no idea about actual bird behavior and do expect the birds to be simply flying free - not at all sure how that... More