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When good penguins go bad 😁

Haven't been for over fifteen years despite living merely yards away here in the village. Wow! Some... read more

Reviewed today
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Lovely day out

We went to Bourton-on-the-Water and discovered Birdland, what a great place to visit. The staff are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Darren L
Essex, United Kingdom
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“nature reserve”(38 reviews)
Birdland is a natural setting of woodland, river and gardens, which is inhabited byover 500 birds ( swans, pelicans, flamingos, hornbills, cranes, storks, cassowary, pigeons, owls and many more) with the only group of King Penguins in England, Wales...more
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Rissington Road | Parking: what3words ///pizza.bulky.strikers, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BN, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Haven't been for over fifteen years despite living merely yards away here in the village. Wow! Some work has gone into it over the years. All very clean and well managed. A very interesting collection of birds and friendly staff to answer questions. Loved the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Bourton-on-the-Water and discovered Birdland, what a great place to visit. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable and you can get right up close to some of the birds. A fabulous place and one not to miss when you visit this beautiful...More

Thank Darren L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice small but clean bird habitat. The birds all looked very healthy and there habitats were clean. The gardens were lovely and staff was very friendly. My husband did feed the penguins and loved the interaction. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As my younger daughter is obsessed with dinosaurs and my eldest daughter obsessed with flamingos we decided to give this place a go. Recommended to me by a friend a couple of years ago I am so pleased we took the trip out here. It...More

Thank Chantellemariexx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I met family here today and had a great time. It’s reasonably priced, surprisingly big and the cafe works well. Some really interesting attractions (im no bird watcher but can appreciate some cool looking stuff). We’ll certainly be back when the little one arrives...

Thank Jez B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous day out and I would recommend. The only downside is the high prices in the cafe so take sandwiches as there are loads of places to picnic.

Thank Alisonwills7
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a trip out to surrounding areas , we thought we would take a look as it’s a dog friendly activity that we could do with our children . I don’t think it’s quite worth the price but at the same time you can...More

Thank Evarley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic little animal sanctuary. All the animals and birds look well cared for, with lots of greenery, food and water. Plenty to see - and we'll thought out. The Penguins were fab, and you are so close to them. Feeding time was entertaining. Good value...More

Thank Happywanderers20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this place has a lot of birds! Of course it does! But don't think it gets boring, it's so interesting. The birds have massive enclosures, there's good talks and plenty of information on breeding programs etc. We've all been to zoo's, I find it...More

Thank Edd R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birdland is value for money, we were there for about 4 hours and had a lot of fun. Lots of exoctic birds and fantastic photo opportunities at the penguin enclosure. Weather was a bit miserable. I think we would of stay long if the weather...More

Thank lizzyw459
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22 August 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Property representative |
HI you can book your tickets online up to 10am on the day of the visit and yes you can go out to collect picnic etc. - just need your hand stamped
14 May 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you would need to contact them direct as l don't know I'm afraid.