Wildlife Activities and Photography

Our accommodation is on Argaty estate where you will find Argaty Red Kites. We offer a range of wildlife-tourism activities and would be delighted if our guests wished to join us for some of them. We also offer bespoke wildlife tours where we can help plan your unique wildlife experience.

Red Kites

Join us for a rewilding experience like no other with our daily red kite feeding tours.

Learn the kites’ incredible history – from persecution to extinction to reintroduction and beyond – from our amazing team of rangers as we watch these majestic birds swooping for their food.

We make an entry charge at the formal visit time. However, you are also welcome to drop in at other times of the day.

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Wildlife and Photography Hides

Whether you’re a seasoned photographer, budding amateur or simply fancy wildlife spotting for the day, we have a hide to suit you. Join us for a half-day hide visit or plan a day trip with us to get the most out of your visit. A great chance to spot squirrels, red kites and an array of birds

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Buggy Tours

Jump into our 5 passenger ATV buggy and we’ll take you off-road, showing you parts of Argaty that are inaccessible to the general public. Learn the fascinating history of the estate and local area, visit old crofts and farms, and see some world class wildlife along the way!

3 hr Buggy Tour. Up to 5 passengers.

As all of our tours are bespoke, prices vary depending on number of passengers and length of tour required.

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Beaver Tours

Join us for an exclusive evening tour like no other as we visit one of Argaty’s beaver families. Learn the history and ecology of these incredible ecosystem engineers as we watch them feed, swim and reshape the landscape at a beautiful upland pond.

Highlights: See an incredible and elusive keystone species. Learn incredible facts about their lives and see the many other species that beavers’ engineering makes a home for. Refreshements provided.

£50 per person, maximum 4 people.

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Wildlife Events

We run a variety of events here, from family friendly bird boxing classes, to evening talks.

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For booking info, tour times and prices, please call the Argaty Red Kites office on 01786 841 373 or email argatyredkites1@btinternet.com