Celebrate International Owl Awareness Day

Birdland is celebrating International Owl Awareness Day on Thursday 4th August with a day full of owl-tastic activities for families. Everyone will love learning more about owls, owlets and regal raptors at the Park. Children can undertake a fact-finding mission across the parkland finding out more about strigiformes as well...

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A Trio of Penguins Chicks!

A trio of penguin chicks has hatched out at Birdland Park & Gardens. All three chicks, which were born earlier this month at Birdland, are doing well and keepers are pleased to see how they are rapidly growing. Birdland is home to a colony of captive-bred Humboldt penguins who live alongside...

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Penguins Keeping Cool!

With the beautiful weather and temperatures soaring Keepers at Birdland have had to keep their colony of King Penguins cool! See the King Penguins (the only breeding group in the UK) enjoying a refreshing shower and special ice-lollies!

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Penguin Week this May Half Term

Waddle with the penguins for Penguin Week this May Half Term at Birdland Park & Gardens. From 28 May – 5 June, head to Penguin Shore for plenty of penguin fun. Keepers will be putting your penguin know-how to the test with a special quiz about our piscivorous pals, plus...

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Meet the Owls at birdland

Close Encounters over May Bank Holiday

Get up close and personal with the feathered residents at Birdland this May Bank Holiday weekend, 30 April – 2 May. Become a perch for a parrot or a landing pad for an owl. Climb inside the tortoise pen and come face to face with a snake. Exciting encounters for...

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Celebrate World Penguin Day!

Celebrate World Penguin Day at Birdland on the 25 April. The newly renovated Penguin Shore is home to the UK’s only breeding group of King Penguins as well as a comical group of Humboldts!  Enjoy twice-daily Penguin Feeds and talks from Head Keeper, and surrogate Penguin Dad, Alistair Keen. Watching the...

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Real Easter Eggs at Birdland Park & Gardens

It is an eggciting time this Easter at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland, from Friday 25 March – Sunday 10 April. With real eggs under watch and cracking Easter activities planned, there’s plenty for all the family to enjoy over the holidays.  Birdland has eggcellent captive breeding programmes, and families can discover the...

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Celebrate Feathered Mums!

Our Keepers are paying tribute to some of the best feathered Mums for a weekend celebration as part of Mother's Day. (Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 March) This is the time of year that the hens are starting to lay and sit on eggs and their progress is closely monitored by...

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Eggciting Easter at Birdland!

It is an eggciting time this Easter at Birdland, from Friday 25 March – Sunday 10 April. With real eggs under watch and cracking Easter activities planned, there’s plenty for all the family to enjoy over the holidays. We have eggcellent captive breeding programmes, and families can discover the different breeding...

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New Year, New King Penguin!

We are celebrating the start of 2016 with a very special new arrival, a female King Penguin. Travelling to the park all the way from Demark the 16 month old little girl is part of our breeding programme. Arriving just before Christmas the King Penguin now happily inhabits Penguin Shore...

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