Gigrin Farm

Gigrin Farm is largest Red Kite Feeding Station in Europe.
We feed the kites daily and typically we see between 200 and 600 red kites, dependent on the time of year.
Well behaved dogs are welcome on a lead.

Most days we also see the rare white kite. We have both public hides and specialist photographic hides,, a Red Kite Visitor Centre\ Coffee shop and shop, toilets, and a farm trail.
Opening Times
1 January – 30 November

Open 12:30 pm to 4pm, Tuesday – Sunday, closed on Mondays, but open for Bank holidays and School holidays.

Kite feeding takes place every day.

1 December – 26 December


The farm re-opens on 27 December.

27 December – 30 November.

Open 12:30 pm to 4pm, Tuesday – Sunday, closed on Mondays (but open for Bank holidays and School holidays).

Feeding times:

2pm last Sunday in October – last Saturday in March.

3pm last Sunday in March – last Saturday in October.

The kites don’t know we change the clocks!

Our admission prices are:
Adults £6.00, OAPs £5.00 and Children £4.00 (4 years and under are free).
Photographic hides may be booked and paid for online 7 days a week.
Photographic hide prices are:
Wheelchair friendly Photographic hide £15.00,
Gateway Hide £15.00 per person,
Tower Hide £20.00 per person ,
the Big Tower £25.00 per person
and the Kite Field hide £45.00 per person -
Please click to book places.

We also welcome campers and caravaners.
Camp site: Open 1st March to 31 October.
Arrivals post 1pm. Departure by 10am
With hookup £15.00, Without hookup £12.00
Well behaved dogs are welcome on a lead.

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Adults £6. OAPs £5 Children £4, 4yrs and under Free. No need to book. Just turn up.
Item Name Price
Photographic hide pricing. Per Person
Disabled photographic hide £12
Gateway hide £15
Tower hide £20
Big Tower hide £25
Kite Field hide £45
Coach Parties £50 deposit £5.00
Photgraphic hides also are open on Mondays - pre paid

Red Kite Feeding Time Gigrin Farm up close

Red kites on a snowy day at Gigrin


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