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Penguin Week at Birdland

Birdland Park & Gardens will celebrate the opening of a stunning new penguin enclosure and the intake of several new residents as part of their Penguin Week during May half term (May 28-June 5). The team have already welcomed a group of African penguins to the park from Bristol Zoo,...

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Jurassic Journey in Bourton-on-the-Water

A Day Out in Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds

Bourton-on-the-Water is one of the most scenic villages in the UK and makes for a great autumn adventure. We have put together some ideas for you to enjoy a day out in the Cotswold village with family and friends this autumn. Birdland Start your day with a trip to meet...

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Jurassic Journey at Birdland Park & Gardens

Dinosaur Weekend at Birdland

Dinosaur hunters and budding palaeontologists can enjoy a weekend of prehistoric fun and adventure at Birdland over the May Bank Holiday (Apr 30 – May 2). Travel back 65 million years to when dinosaurs roamed the Cotswolds and discover the Jurassic Journey at Birdland Park & Gardens, in Bourton-on-the-Water. Come...

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World Penguin Day Bios – Lily

To celebrate World Penguin Day on 25th April, we're shining the spotlight on some of our most popular residents. Lily, Female, Hatched 1990 Another elderly penguin, Lily is now starting to look her age.  She has always been a very small, petite penguin but has also lost sight in one...

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World Penguin Day Bios – Maggie

To celebrate World Penguin Day on 25th April, we're shining the spotlight on some of our most popular residents. Maggie, Female, Hatched August 2014 The youngest of the kings and perhaps the most important member of the group, Maggie is the youngest female by nearly 20 years and is the...

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Frank 710x335 - World Penguin Day Bios - Frank

World Penguin Day Bios – Frank

To celebrate World Penguin Day on 25th April, we're shining the spotlight on some of our most popular residents. Frank, Male, Hatched July 17th, 2000 Frank was hand-reared with his parents being Rambo and Bill (who is female despite being called Bill!) He is the largest of the group, is...

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World Penguin Day Bios – Seth

To celebrate World Penguin Day on 25th April, we're shining the spotlight on some of our most popular residents. Seth, Male, Hatched 1985 Seth is now the oldest male king penguin in Europe, Asia or Australia having hatched here as imported egg.  In the wild kings live to around 18...

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World Penguin Day Bios – Spike

To celebrate World Penguin Day on 25th April, we're shining the spotlight on some of our most popular residents. Spike, Male, Hatched June 9th 2007 Spike was hand-reared by the keepers after being abandoned as an egg by his parents (Frank and Beryl) and as such, formed a very close...

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Close Encounters Area

Cracking Easter Fun at Birdland

There’s a host of egg-citing Easter events and activities taking place at Birdland throughout the holidays (Saturday 2nd – Sunday 24th April). Besides Easter trails, quizzes and daily egg-themed talks and shows, the Gloucestershire wildlife attraction is also expecting some special new arrivals. Dozens of eggs are due to hatch...

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Birdland to Celebrate Hens, Pens and Feathered Females for Mother’s Day

Some of the world’s finest feathered females will be celebrated at Birdland as part of our Mother’s Day weekend later this month. (Saturday, March 26th – Sunday, March 27th). Over the weekend, the talks programme will highlight some of Birdland’s hard-working mums, providing a fascinating insight into about how different...

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