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Bellymack Hill Farm - Kite Feeding Station

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AMAZING.

We arrived in time to watch the kite feed. Great view from the balcony. Its quite an experience... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nina M
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Dumfries & Galloway
What an amazing sight

Well worth the hour the two and three quarter hour journey...Amazing sight to see all these... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andygibbins
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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“per adult”(11 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Off the B795 Road, Laurieston, Castle Douglas DG7 2PJ, Scotland
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+44 1556 670464
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All reviews viewing area per adult wild birds entry fee amazing sight feeding station fantastic experience close quarters tea coffee well worth the visit an experience not to be missed two hours answer questions hill farm cake sunny day toilet facilities
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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived in time to watch the kite feed. Great view from the balcony. Its quite an experience to hear the 'whoosh' of the kite as they fly over your head to dive on to the awaiting food. You could watch this from the roadside...More

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the hour the two and three quarter hour journey...Amazing sight to see all these endangered birds..Will be back again

Thank andygibbins
Reviewed 1 week ago

went here last Saturday when the skies were blue and the sun was shining so a really lovely day to watch the Red Kites gathering, calling, swooping down for the food. The lady there was lovely and made us a lovely hot drink while we...More

Thank paml15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice wee place if you like your animals. It’s £5 each to see the red kites from viewing deck and well worth it. They also have seats you can view them from behind glass with blankets if you get too cold. The dogs are very...More

Thank SaraLovesTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived after a 2hr 45 minute journey from Blackpool, we had driven through sunshine rain and gusty wind, but boy it was worth it.There is plenty to see before the Red Kites start their performance , There are Sheep , Goats a couple of dogs...More

Thank chrishansford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived about 1:45pm and that was good for getting a seat for the 2pm feeding. No info on kites anywhere, but they were great to see circling and their feeding frenzies are fun. They fed intermittently, every few minutes, often looking like they weren’t interested...More

1  Thank Jude M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had seen these beautiful birds before but never really close up so this was a wonderful treat. We arrived about an hour before feeding was due to start but there were quite a few Kites flying above the field. We were able to buy...More

1  Thank TentGirl21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to experience and photograph Red Kites in flight and feeding. Plenty of room on viewing platform and lovely coffee shop to take advantage of.

Thank Marj F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique and worthwhile experience..Lovely home made jam in the coffee/gift shop! Took 45 minutes for the kites to arrive..not a problem, nice gift/tea shop to hang out in and read about local area and wildlife..A great way to spend a few hours in the...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had so looked forward to this and were so disappointed. We arrived at 12 as had been regaled with stories of kite-laden trees with birds waiting for feeding time. The Weather closed in with intermittent heavy rain sleeting in through the viewing windows. By...More

1  Thank Sandra L
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brijduck
11 April 2018|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
it is £5 per adult with kids free. No charge for parking.
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0298ems
17 March 2018|
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Yes you can..
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Julie S
5 January 2018|
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Response from Suzi S | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our dog. As long as you keep it on a lead you’ll be fine 😁
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