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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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Birdland Park and Gardens in Gloucestershire

Celebrate like a King…Penguin at Birdland!

Visitors are invited to celebrate World Penguin Day at Birdland on Tuesday, April 25th in the company of the UK’s only breeding colony of king penguins. The Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, is putting on a series of talks and feeding displays dedicated to the...

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Humboldt Penguins at Birdland

Penguins produce record egg count

There’s double cause for egg-citement among keepers at Birdland Park & Gardens this Easter. The Gloucestershire wildlife attraction, which marks its 60th anniversary this year, is celebrating the fact its colony of captive-bred Humboldt has produced a record number of eggs from a record number of breeding pairs. Five different...

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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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Celebrate Feathered Mums This Mother’s Day

Keepers at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland are paying tribute to some of the avian world finest feathered females as part of its Mother’s Day weekend. (Saturday, March 25th – Sunday, March 26th). This is the time of year the hens are starting to lay and sit on eggs and their progress is...

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Easter Chicks at Birdland, Cotswolds

Top 10 things to do this Easter at Birdland

1) Penguin Feeding at 2.30 – Enjoy amazingly close views of the UK’s only breeding colony of king penguins, don’t miss finding out more about these stunning birds. 2) Discover dinosaurs – Travel back millions of years to the time when dinosaurs ruled the earth and find out why they...

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A Cracking Easter at Birdland

There’s a host of egg-citing Easter events and activities taking place at Birdland throughout the holidays (Saturday 1st – Sunday 23rd April). As well as Easter trails, quizzes and daily egg-themed talks and shows, the Gloucestershire wildlife attraction is also expecting some egg-stra special new arrivals in their hatchery. Dozens of...

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The Big Garden Birdwatch at Birdland

Join in the Big Garden Birdwatch at Birdland from 28-30 January, 2017. Created by the RSPB the Big Garden Birdwatch helps the charity to build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK. Last year, more than 519,000 people all over the UK counted an incredible 8,262,662 birds! Join Head...

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Disgusting Birds this Feb Half Term

This half term prepare to be fascinated and repulsed by Birdland, Park & Gardens’ Disgusting Birds Week! From Saturday 11 Feb – Sunday 19 Feb, 2017 the Gloucestershire attraction will be revealing the most revolting birds that inhabit the Park. Discover the Spectacled Owl; this disgusting bird eats its food...

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King Penguins at Birdland

Penguin Awareness Day

Waddle with the penguins at Birdland on 20 January, 2017 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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