birdland events

King Penguins at Birdland

Penguin Awareness Day

Waddle with the penguins at Birdland on 20 January, 2018 as we celebrate Penguin Awareness Day.   Keepers will be putting your penguin know-how to the test with a special quiz about the mischievous piscivores, plus enter the competition to be in with a chance to feed the penguins. Discover the parcel...

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Dinosaur Weekend – May Bank Holiday

May Bank Holiday Dinosaur Weekend – April 29th– May 1st Calling all Dinosaur Hunters, Fossil Fanatics and Potential Palaeontologists! Venture in to a Jurassic-themed landscape which is home to more than 30 different dinosaurs ranging from a metre-long baby stegosaurus to giant brachiosaurus which grew to more than five metres...

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What’s On For 2017

Birdland Park and Gardens, in Bourton-on-the-Water, is home to one of the largest collections of exotic birds in the UK.  Located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, the park’s magical combination of wildlife, woodland, riverside and gardens makes it the perfect day out. Birdland cares for more than 500...

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Owl

Myths & Legends This October Half Term

Visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term Holidays, 22 – 30 October, with a special Halloween themed ‘Myths & Legends’ week at Birdland Park & Gardens. Discover why owls are considered to be so wise, where the legend of the phoenix...

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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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