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Gauntlet Birds of Prey

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Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great day out

I've been here a few times now and it never fails to make me smile. The staff are all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle S
Manchester, United Kingdom

This is our second visit after a couple of years break, the first time was good but it has improved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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
+44 1565 754419
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been here a few times now and it never fails to make me smile. The staff are all enthusiastic and you can tell them care about the birds. They also are great at educating the visitors, their enthusiasm is infectious and they go the...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is our second visit after a couple of years break, the first time was good but it has improved even more. What a treat to get so close to such wonderful creatures. The love and care shown by the keepers shines out, the meet...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Half day falconry experience was a fantastic present given to me for my 40th birthday I was absolutely thrilled as I am an avid birdwatcher and member of RSPB, I booked over the telephone a few weeks ago for a date of Tuesday 14th August,...More

Thank bazjohnowen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We brought our 1yr old and had a really lovely afternoon that was well worth the entrance fee. We started with the meet and greet at 2pm where we learnt about and got close to an eagle owl, a ferret and a Harris hawk. After...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited today and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We arrived at midday and there was so much put on that we were kept fully entertained! The talks and midday flying display were very informative and good fun. The meet and greet was a great idea especially...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here today with my husband and little girl, it was a present for my husbands birthday as he loves birds of prey. As soon as we arrived the staff went out of their way to welcome us. There was a lovely play area which...More

Thank tracykemsley1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family friendly attraction that, along with a large collection of birds of prey, also has some child favourites in residence: goats, meerkats, ferrets. You could easily occupy half a day at this place but the highlight will always be the flying demonstration where 20-25...More

Thank synthunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

With two flying displays, plus a chance for the kids to "meet & greet" some of the birds, this is a wonderful way of spending an afternoon. Plenty of birds to see as you walk around the grounds, plus a Meerkat (which was a great...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous - outstanding - amazing - wonderful! Not enough words to say how much I enjoyed my falconry experience today! Was outstanding - LOVED meeting Gina the Vulture and all the other birds too - had such a fab day!

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely time spent learning about the birds from the very knowledgable staff. The flying displays are amazing , very entertaining and who knew birds of prey could have such endearing characters?!

Thank babyfaceManchester
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Jean T
12 July 2018|
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Response from W3Z | Reviewed this property |
Based on my experience there most definitely!
cath g
24 July 2017|
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.
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.