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Tollie Red Kites

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Fantastic

Heard this was good called and had a picnic here waited for the feeding. The warden Evelyn was... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Paul D
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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What a unique find!!!

My wife and I stumbled upon Tollie Red Kites during our recent two week trip to Scotland. We were... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Brad G
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Portland, Oregon
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With stunning views across Easter Ross to Ben Wyvis, Tollie Red Kites provides close-up views of our most graceful bird of prey. A team of volunteers feed the birds every day and you can watch them feed from the comfort of a specially-converted...more
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| Near Dingwall, Dingwall IV7 8HQ, Scotland
+44 1463 715000
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Heard this was good called and had a picnic here waited for the feeding. The warden Evelyn was really friendly and gave great insight to the birds. A great afternoon highly recommend it.

1  Thank Paul D
TollieRedKites, Manager at Tollie Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for your comments I will make sure Evelyn gets to see it.

Reviewed 6 July 2018

My wife and I stumbled upon Tollie Red Kites during our recent two week trip to Scotland. We were heading for Inverness after driving all day from Glenfinnan, to the Eilean Doran castle, on to Skye and then looping up north. We both needed to...More

2  Thank Brad G
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent visit today to see the red kites. Brad who manages the site was on hand to answer questions, and is clearly very knowledgeable. The kites were stunning to see, and we would highly recommend this as a place to visit.

1  Thank Erica W
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We arrived not knowing quite what to expect. 230pm in summer is when they put food out for the Kites. Two were already waiting in the trees when we arrived. We sat in front of a large window which gave a great view looking across...More

1  Thank Petebestignored
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The road to the kites is off the beaten track and you can barely call it a road, it was very pitted and potted. The site itself is quite basic, says picnic area which is two benches, the guide/feeder was not particularly friendly, chatty or...More

Thank Joanne B
TollieRedKites, Manager at Tollie Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Sorry, to hear you were disappointed with your visit. Unfortunately the maintenance of the track is out of our control, but we are doing what we can to reduce the size and number of potholes. I agree about the feeding situation using a table being...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018

Red Kites may be common in many parts of UK now but it is still great to see them diving down to skim the feeding table and before you know it swinging back in for more. The warden is very helpful and you get a...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great to see these magnificent birds making a comeback and this place and staff were, rightly keen to show them off

1  Thank john N
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the RSPB Tollie Red Kites yesterday and weren’t disappointed! The gentleman who came to feed was right on tome at 2:30 spreading the meat out. We saw 6 birds feeding along with lots of gulls and 2 buzzards. It was stunning!! The facilities...More

1  Thank HRH_HRH
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We went on Thursday 22nd March. We knew the feeding was not for about an hour but were delighted to see Red Kites already flying about. The place looked as if it wasn’t open because there were no cars in the car park but you...More

1  Thank P L
TollieRedKites, Manager at Tollie Red Kites, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you for your Kind words, I will pass on your thanks to Evelyn.

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience to witness these Beautiful Birds up close. A Visitors Centre. On site Parking & Eco Toilet. Free admission although a donation is appreciated.

1  Thank Paul B
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