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Red Kite Feeding Station & Rehabilitation Centre

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Gigrin Farm South Street, Rhayader LD6 5BL, Wales
+44 1597 810243
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Alan & Carole , WOW!

Great visit and a wonderful experience. Partner was in a wheelchair and the staff could not have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
N4062TFalans
,
Telford
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Hundreds of Red Kites up close.

If you like to see the local Red Kites up close, head to Gigrin Farm at feeding time - 3:00 pm in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
GwentLarry
,
Stotfold, United Kingdom
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Gigrin Farm South Street, Rhayader LD6 5BL, Wales
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+44 1597 810243
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"gigrin farm"
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"amazing spectacle"
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"beautiful birds"
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"kite feeding"
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"beef"
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"main event"
in 7 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"rehabilitation centre"
in 10 reviews
"guinea pigs"
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"nature trail"
in 11 reviews
"birds of prey"
in 23 reviews
"close quarters"
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"working farm"
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"viewing area"
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"gift shop"
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"sight to behold"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great visit and a wonderful experience. Partner was in a wheelchair and the staff could not have been more helpful. Allowing us to drive to the hides which had ramp to access. Disabled toilet facilities. They also offered to open a separate door to enable...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like to see the local Red Kites up close, head to Gigrin Farm at feeding time - 3:00 pm in the summer and 2:00 pm in the winter. Several hundred Red Kites along with Buzzards and Ravens turn up to be fed. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on a lovely sunny da. We saw a peacock who displayed its tail and some friendly donkeys. The we went to the hides and watches the kites being fed. Absolutely amazing. The work this farm does is brilliant as they rehabilitate the...More

Thank Jen31579
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started off with half a dozen kites flying around. Before you knew they filled the sky. Great afternoon out.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited yesterday during our week stay. We found a hide and saw all the kites circling. At 3.00 on the dot the farmer drove into the feeding area on a tractor and began to shovel the meat out. What followed was amazing. Hundreds of...More

Thank tyreman23
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Each day at 3pm the kites are fed and what an amazing sight it is to see. £7.00 Per adult entrance fee £6.00 concessions. The viewing hides become very overcrowded with limited seating areas which was quite disappointing as we were visiting with an elderly...More

Thank Juliesjaunts
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Fascinating to see so many birds being fed at once! However, £20 for family ticket is too steep for what you get. The hides were all full, but we stood to the side. Watched the birds being fed from the tractor for 15 min. Then...More

Thank Foody4Ldn
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say? What an experience to see hundreds of red kites and some buzzards in one location. The farm is beautiful and we enjoyed the farm trail before the feeding time. Stunning views! Well worth a trip!

Thank Charlotte R
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Probably a bit on the expensive side for what you get (£20 for a family of four)but watching the kites and buzzards was amazing. Hundreds of them came out of nowhere. Even my daughter who wasn’t keen to go was quite mesmerised. We had a...More

Thank 780HelenA
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

£7 I think is expensive, yes the birds were amazing to watch which we did for 20 minutes. The whole area was so muddy I know we visited in February and mud is to be expected but does everyone and the pushchair wheels need to...More

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Victoria S
23 October 2017|
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Response from gigrin | Property representative |
Hi Julie Our web site and leaflets stated that we would be closed between 1st and 26th December inclusive Please see our web site for this years opening times Chris
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Ameeth S
31 August 2017|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
dogs on lead are welcome
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Jill S
26 May 2017|
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Response from kitefeeder | Property representative |
Mid week will be quieter than weekends but sometime you just cannot tell. Thats as much as i can advise you Jill. we are open from 12:30 and Feeding time is now 3pm
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