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Meet the Birds in Cumbria

This is not a falconry display, but you have the chance to hear a short talk about owls and meet some at the Owl Centre in Cumbria.  Photo opportunities abound!  Depending on the weather, the birds may take a short flight.  Meet the Birds  You could also go for a day as a Keeper (adults & juniors!)

Hadrians Wall, Cumbria
Well behaved dogs are welcome on this working farm in just beautiful scenery in Cumbria.  They are right on Hadrians Wall National Trail & a cycling trail, so lots for you and you dog to explore.  More...

Martin Mere Wetland Centre
100 species of rare and endangered ducks, geese, swans, flamingos and beavers - you can join in a "Meet the beavers" session!  Two beavers - a male and a female - have settled in after a 500 year absence from Lancashire - with their baby, Wizzy!  You'll also probably spot Avocet, Lapwing, Redshank, Ringed Plover and Oystercatcher.  Recent years have also seen Golden Oriole, Red-necked Phalarope, Temmnick's Stint and Pectoral Sandpiper. 
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