Park & Gardens
Established in 1957 in Bourton-on-the-Water, Birdland is set in nine acres of gardens and woodland, creating a picturesque canopy for the winding River Windrush.
Birdland Park and Gardens was opened by Len, Hill, a local Cotswold builder, who had a passion for birdlife. The Park was one of the first bird encounters to open in the UK.
There are over 130 species of birds on display, from some of the rarest, to the most unique species that have developed to live in a specific habitat. Birdland Park & Gardens is home to the only breeding group in the UK for King Penguins.
Discover exotic and rare birds as you explore the Park and Gardens. Flamingos, pelicans, cranes, storks, cassowary and waterfowl live in our riverside habitat with parrots, owls, pheasants, hornbills, touracos and many more inhabiting over 50 aviaries. Temperate and Desert Houses are home to birds who enjoy hotter and drier conditions.
Sit back and relax at the Flamingo Point Café for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea with wonderful views over River Windrush and its resident group of flamingos.
Venture into the Jurassic Journey and immerse yourself in the prehistoric landscape. Be on the look out for hidden dinosaurs lurking the bushes before heading to the Dino-Dig to uncover some buried fossils.
Marshmouth Nature Reserve
The area of over 2 acres is a tranquil setting for observing local wildlife. There have been sightings of 50 different bird species, rabbits, foxes, mice deer as well as grass snakes and many species of insect. The area is maturing, planting has been incorporated along with feeding stations to help attract a wider variety of indigenous wildlife. The hides along the way help to provide viewing point spot maybe spot Kingfishers, squirrels and perhaps even an otter. This is also home to the new Jurassic Journey attraction, so you might spot a dinosaur or two!