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Gauntlet Birds of Prey

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Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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truly spectacular

Lots of different raptors to see and other types of birds. The meet and greet session was great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doroithy M
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Amazing flight display

I took my mum to Gauntlets today as she has an overwhelming passion for Owls. She doesn't or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Manchester, 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
+44 1565 754419
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of different raptors to see and other types of birds. The meet and greet session was great when you could get close up to some of the birds and listen to all the amazing relevant facts and touch them. The flying display was amazing...More

Thank Doroithy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seen their show at Knowsley safari park and they mentioned their main show was at Knutsford had to go and see . Absolutely brilliant educational and the flight displays must see

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my mum to Gauntlets today as she has an overwhelming passion for Owls. She doesn't or should I say, didn't like Vultures very much. The 3pm flight display was fantastic and moved me enormously. To see these birds flying freely through choice and...More

Thank PHManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My nephew who is 12 loves birds and he decided to visit here. Im really glad we went, the weather was perfect too. Its amazing how close you get to the birds when they are flying about; one just missing our heads as they swoop...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an initial poor experience, we managed to get booked in the next day..it was a great recovery a very warm welcome for myself and my family, the whole falconry experience was fantastic.. would definitely recommend to all goers, different day out to the norm...More

Thank Baz O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife bought me the 1/2 day experience - it was the best !! The staff were wonderful, I learned a lot and well, the birds .... awesome. How often will you have a giant bird of prey swoop down from a tree to eat...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last week with grandchildren (6&2). Very reasonable entry fee and bonus that the children get a small "passport" where they stamp squares when they see certain birds. When competed they get some sweets. Just watch the ink pad though as our grandson managed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Two different flying exhibitions. Meet and greet some of the birds and animals. Learnt a lot about the plight of the world's vultures. All the staff were fantastic Something for all the family. Would like to do the full day experience...More

Thank Jean H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day from start to finish after attending a full day experience and spectator. Can't recommend this highly enough. Great day for kids and families too

Thank Pat O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing day! We were looked after by Will & he was brilliant. The birds were obviously loved & cared for by all the staff! Lunch was great & all in all a wonderful day, worth every penny & exceeded my expectations!

Thank tinadawn1962
gauntlet1002, Manager at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks again for taking the time to review Gauntlet. We’re really pleased you enjoyed your Eagle Experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Gauntlet

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Jean T
11 July 2018|
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Response from Camper637202 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say it is very good
cath g
23 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.