Top 5 things to Discover at Birdland over May Half Term

King Penguins CREDIT Donna Perry

Learn all about our amazing Penguins

Visitors are invited to waddle along to Birdland Park & Gardens over the May Half Term holidays and join the Penguin Week celebrations.

There’s a packed programme of penguin-themed events and activities taking place throughout the holidays. Find out more here.

Penguin feeding sessions 11:00am & 2:30pm

The main Penguin Feeding display takes place at 2.30pm but at 11am, there is a smaller feeding display with an informative and fun explanation from one of our penguin experts. Meet the Humboldts & King Penguins as they enjoy their mid-morning brunch! Find out more here.

Venture into the Jurassic journey

Taking visitors back to when dinosaurs roamed the Cotswolds, more than 65 million years ago, embark on a fascinating expedition discovering life-size dinosaurs. Track down Brachiosaurus, Spinosaurus and others in the Jurassic Journey trail. Explorers will venture in to a Jurassic-themed landscape, which is home to more than 30 different dinosaurs ranging from a metre-long baby stegosaurus to a 5 metre tall brachiosaurus. Find out more here.

Become a keeper for the day – book online (£85)

Join the Birdland Team as a Keeper for a Day. This is a unique experience for individuals over 14 years old. The day enables you to shadow a keeper for their seven hour shift, meaning you’ll see the day to day care which goes into looking after our 500 birds from their health checks and providing food. Find out more here.

Close encounters

Enjoy a close encounter session and meet a variety of owls and parrots as well as tortoises, rabbits and chickens. Be sure to check our feeding times and talks which take place throughout the day. For more information on our daily schedule click here.

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