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5 St Marys Place | St Mary’s Church, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is our fourth time using Alan's hides and never cease to be amazed, thrilled, fascinated and eager to return. As photographers we expect little comfort from bird hides but seeing and photographing the wild birds up close make it all worth while. The first...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Spent the day at the Kingfisher Hide with my brother and wasn't disappointed. We had a wonderful time photographing these amazing little birds.The hide, set up and attention to detail is amazing and nobody will go away without first class photos. Be sure to bring...More

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had a great day yesterday in Allan’s hide taking pictures of kingfishers ! Plenty of visits for both male and female ! Beautiful birds ! A must is wellie boots ! But I forgot mine ! Would definitely recommend a day here x

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We can't resist a visit to Alans place when we are in the area. This time we were able to photograph a Tawny Owl at night. What an amazing sight to see this fabulous creature in the wild and be able to photograph it under...More

Thank Minkykins
Reviewed 1 September 2017

when Alan Mc Fayden promises something, he will keep it. 100% sure, that you get what he says. Whit its passion, he creates wonderful places to stay and to photograph. Got fantastic pictures of badgers, sparrowhawks, kingfishers and many more species from a short distance....More

Thank HP H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had a brilliant day photographing Sparrowhawk as well as many small birds & Red Squirrels from Alan McFadyen's hide, a wonderful experience for photographers. Well recommended. Keep up the good work.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Used Alan's hides many times, a great guy who will try his upmost to give you a experience you will not forget, Alan genuinely cares for the wildlife he deals with and you will not be disappointed

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is our fourth time using Alan's hides and never cease to be amazed, thrilled, fascinated and eager to return. As photographers we expect little comfort from bird hides but seeing and photographing the wild birds up close make it all worth while. The first...More

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Fiona Jane B
13 July 2018|
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Response from Ronnie S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Fiona. I think it's a few miles from where you are staying. I would email Alan to try to arrange transport from Kircubright to the meeting place. I did the perched Kingfisher and that was a mile or so from the meeting... More
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Gavin S
19 January 2018|
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Response from Minkykins | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need to book and if you have a well behaved dog I'm sure it would be allowed but the hides are small. All,you can do is ask.
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