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Red Kite Winter Roost Tour

15 Finnard Road, Rathfriland, Newry, Down, BT345BL
Red Kite in flight


Festive Red Kite Winter roost watch. A guided birdwatching tour around the stunning landscape between the foothills of the Mourne mountains and the Dromara Hills. Watch these majestic birds of prey as they gather together, wheeling and gliding as the sun sets over Slieve Gullion. Hear all about this iconic raptor, it's ecology, the history of the Red Kite in the UK and Ireland and how it's come back from near extinction through a series of re-introduction projects. Guests will be taken to different stunning locations to view the Red Kites and treated to some hot warming drinks with freshly baked homemade cakes. Wrap up warm to experience this thrilling, therapeutic and unique spectacle of nature



  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors

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  • Booking Required

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  • On site parking

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£40.00 per ticket
Child£10.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Opening Times

Season (14 Oct 2023 - 10 Dec 2023)
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday02:30 - 05:00

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