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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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All day adventure

Staff were polite and well informed, the hands on experience is a must for any rapture lover. From... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Graham B
Glossop, England, United Kingdom
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Eagle experience

Amazing day got to handle several birds including several different Eagles.Will and Jordan were... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Adrian G
Boston, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were polite and well informed, the hands on experience is a must for any rapture lover. From handling owls to flying eagles, a total joy. A great day out and the shows were excellent.

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing day got to handle several birds including several different Eagles.Will and Jordan were amazing very patient with fantastic knowledge. The highlights were many but to fly both a Chilean blue and a Bald Eagle was just incredible.Cannot wait to come back again thank you

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was an amazing time, especially when all the birds were in the display area and the appropriate music.

Thank Dynotech T
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I have been several times also taking family from abroad there. They loved it, it was all new to them. As an amateur photographer I found it quite good, the eagles are easy to photograph, but for a photographer the small birds abd owls etc...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We booked the 1.5hr Family Encounter as a birthday present and watched both shows. All the staff were highly knowledgeable and clearly took great care over the individual needs of each bird, adapting to their mood that particular day. The Encounter was an amazing introduction...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

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

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 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 13 September 2018

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

1  Thank PHManchester
Reviewed 7 September 2018 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 6 September 2018 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

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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.