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Tropical Birdland

#1 of 2 things to do in Desford Features Animals
The Spinneys Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicester LE9 9GN, England
+44 1455 824603
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Went to Birdland with my elderly parents, was a suitable place to go for them, interesting enough... read more

Reviewed today
Just bliss!

It was utterly brilliant! The rescue birds are wonderful. I fell in love with all of them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Tropical Birdland is a unique visitor attraction which is home to over 250 birds with a variety of stunning free-flying parrots from all around the world. We are set in 6.5 acres of English countryside which houses aviaries, woodlands and a restaurant, to name a few.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“woodland walk” (24 reviews)
“bird food” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
The Spinneys Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicester LE9 9GN, England
+44 1455 824603
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Reviewed today

Went to Birdland with my elderly parents, was a suitable place to go for them, interesting enough and it isn't spread out over too much land, and is in a well contained area making it easy to walk around and enjoy. My father was using...More

Thank Reviewer951357
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was utterly brilliant! The rescue birds are wonderful. I fell in love with all of them.. Neville, Rooney, Pebbles, Smokey and countless others! Thank you to the staff and volunteers ( such as Jamie ) for their passion and enthusiasm. A perfect perfect day!

Thank JosieA432
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in the half term break and had a lovely afternoon, so nice to be able to feed the birds and to have a parrot sit on your shoulder ! We were a family of 4, age range from 6 to 83 and we...More

Thank brittlej
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a few hours. Kids loved the birds at the end. Very interactive. Cafe was a bit expensive.

Thank travelledTheWorld33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As per all the other reviews: was not sure what to expect. But a decent entry fee and then quite a relaxed meander through the aviaries and woodland areas. There are 2 stops where you can feed/ handle birds on the way round. However the...More

1  Thank spatts700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend on a sunny morning. The pricing was fair for entry and you had the option to buy food for the birds. We bought a mixed bag of food costing approximately £4 which we still have some left over so it's...More

Thank Kerrie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family had a wonderful day here. It was lovely weather too so say out and had lunch grandchildren loved it. Staff were very helpful in explaining information. Thanks for a lovely day.

Thank lexyloo2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me, my husband and my 5yr old son had a great time Here recently. They had a great range of birds and had a kookaburra which I have never seen before. Only tip is don't wear anything shiny in the parakeets enclosure as my husband...More

1  Thank cherry252015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting afternoon with group from U3A ,it was lovely to see so many rescued birds who appear so happy and content and most able to fly free.

Thank PatJane2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent interaction with various parrots walk through avery with a a good selection of birds The cafe serves a good variety of food. Prices are good. See you again soon.

1  Thank Family236
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this good for nine year olds?
15 May 2017|
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Response from dutchwarrior84 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely ideal for 9 year olds. Great playground, fantastic birds and the parrots are brilliant. Enjoy
Is there parking avaliable on site? Is there a charge for parking? Many thanks
11 December 2016|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
Free parking on site.
Ciara P
How much are the tickets. I can't find the price information on the website?
20 November 2016|
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Response from John_Oram_Eats | Reviewed this property |
Adult £7.75 Child (4-15) £5.25