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10 fun facts about penguins

Penguins are fascinating, funny and entertaining, and as well as Humboldt, Birdland is home to England's only colony of King Penguins. We thought we'd share these top 10 fun facts about our fuzzy friends.  See how many you already know? The name penguin may have come from the Welsh words...

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October Half Term at Birdland park & gardens

What’s on this October Half Term at Birdland Park & Gardens

October Half Term Visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term Holidays, October 20th-4th November, 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...

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Penguins at Birdland Park & Garden

Autumn Days out at Birdland Park & Gardens

Autumn is the perfect time of year to make the most of a visit to Birdland Park & Gardens in Bourton-on-the-Water. With the holidays over and the children back at school, it is the ideal opportunity to enjoy the park and its stunning Cotswolds setting without the summer crowds. Birdland,...

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10 Reasons to visit Birdland this Autumn!

Birdland Park & Gardens has plenty for all the family to enjoy on an autumnal day out. Here are just some of our favourites: 1. Venture into the Jurassic Journey Discover the Jurassic Journey at Birdland. The interactive trail takes visitors back to the time that dinosaurs roamed the Cotswolds. Explorers...

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Burrowing Owl and at Birdland

Have a Hoot at Birdland to Celebrate International Owl Awareness Day

Birdland is celebrating International Owl Awareness Day on Saturday 4th August with a host of owl-tastic activities for the whole family to enjoy. Keeper at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction will be leading special talks throughout the day all about owls and during the Meet the Keeper sessions visitors can have...

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Critically Endangered Waldrapp Ibis at Birdland

Five Rare Ibis Chicks Hatch at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water

A critically endangered ibis which became extinct in Europe more than 300 years ago has successfully bred at Birdland. The Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction is looking after no fewer than five Walldrapp, or northern bald ibis, chicks. The ibis was once common throughout much of Europe the Middle East and northern...

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Pelicans- Out of Africa at Birdland Park and Gardens

Summer of Fun at Birdland Park & Gardens in Gloucestershire

Visitors to Birdland can imagine they’re on African safari in the heart of the Cotswolds this summer thanks to a major new feature. ‘Out of Africa’ features a total of nine aviaries; six of which have been newly constructed to showcase the huge variety of birds found on the continent....

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Ice Blocks Helping Penguins Chill Out

A colony of king penguins at Birdland are avoiding the heat by chilling out on giant ice blocks. Staff at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction are freezing buckets of water to recreate mini icebergs for the flightless birds. They have also set up showers and sprinklers in their enclosure and provided...

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10 Reasons to visit Birdland in the Cotswolds this Summer

Birdland Park & Gardens has plenty for all the family entertained over the summer holidays. With so much to do and discover we have put together our Top 10 Reasons to visit for summer 2018. 1. Venture into the Jurassic Journey Discover the Jurassic Journey at Birdland. The interactive trail takes...

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Flamingo’s Flock to Birdland!

Birdland’s flock of greater flamingos has nearly doubled in size overnight with the arrival of no fewer than 14 new birds. The new additions, which have arrived from Slimbridge, means the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction now has a total of 36 greater flamingos – with 18 males and 18 females. It...

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