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Birdland Penguin Shore Humboldts King Penguins. Birdland Park Gardens. Gloucestershire. jpg 1 710x335 - Penguin Week this May Half Term (29th May – 6th June)

Penguin Week this May Half Term (29th May – 6th June)

You're invited to waddle along to Birdland Park & Gardens over the May Half Term holidays (29th May – 6th June) and join our Penguin Week celebrations. There’s plenty of penguin-themed events and activities taking place throughout the holidays. We are proud to look after England’s only breeding colony of...

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Jurassic Journey at Birdland Park & Gardens

It’s Dino Weekend this May Bank Holiday!

Intrepid dinosaur hunters and budding palaeontologists are invited to enjoy a weekend of prehistoric fun and adventure here at Birdland over the May Bank Holiday (1st – 3rd May). Travel back 65 million years to when dinosaurs roamed the Cotswolds and discover the Jurassic Journey at Birdland Park & Gardens,...

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Parrots at Birdland park & Gardens in the Cotwolds


We are happy to announce that Birdland will reopen its gates to visitors from Monday 12th April in line with government guidance. All visitors (except annual pass holders) will have to pre-book online prior to arrival and there will be a cap on daily attendance. You will not be able...

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Jurassic Journey

We are open as normal, however the Jurassic journey area is not accessible, as it is still flooded. We expect the river to recede in the next couple of days. Sorry for any incovenience.

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Birdland Closed due to flooding

Birdland is temporarily closed on Boxing Day & Sunday 27 December 2020. We will update our opening hours as soon as we are able to. Apologies to all our visitors who will be inconvenienced - we look forward to seeing you as soon as we are able. If you have...

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Owl at Birdland Park & Gardens

Have A Hoot this October Half Term

Birdland is officially launching a brand new owl-based feature over the October Half Term holidays (Saturday 24th October – Sunday 1st November). The Parliament of Owls is the latest attraction at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife park which is home to eight different owl species. Among the birds on show in the...

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Group of Flamingos at Birdland - photo credit - Cotswold House Photography

September Update for Visitors

Everyone will have to pre-book online prior to arrival and there will be a cap on daily attendance. We have put in place a series of additional guidelines to ensure everybody can enjoy their visit safely.  Initially, Birdland’s indoor areas will not be open and there will be no daily...

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Fluffy Flamingo Chicks

Keepers at a Cotswold bird park are celebrating after the arrival of two adorable flamingo chicks – the first to have been born there in a decade. The pair of greater flamingo chicks hatched out at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water after a record egg-laying spree during lockdown. The park had been...

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penguin chick at birdland

Penguin Chick Hatches Out!

Delighted keepers are celebrating the successful hatching of a Humboldt penguin chick at Birdland Park and Gardens. The chick, which hatched last month at the Cotswolds wildlife attraction, is the first to have hatched out this year and is doing well. Birdland is home to a colony of captive-bred Humboldt...

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Father's Day Facts from Birdland

Feathered Father’s Day Facts

Birdland Park and Gardens is paying tribute to some of the finest feathered fathers living at the park this Father's Day. For some bird species, it is the males that actually end up doing most of the hard work when it comes to looking after the babies. Greater Rhea For...

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