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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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I made lots of friends!

Visited on my way elsewhere and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. The birds seem very happy and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Lovely bird park

Went as a family group and all enjoyed the hands-on bird contact and seeing exotics. Nice walk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jack B
Coventry, 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” (25 reviews)
“bird food” (17 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
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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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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on my way elsewhere and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. The birds seem very happy and will take nuts and fruit from visitors. Lots of the birds are not enclosed and are very friendly. Staff were helpful and knowledgeable about the different birds. Would...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went as a family group and all enjoyed the hands-on bird contact and seeing exotics. Nice walk round provided that the weather is not too bad as is mainly outdoor. Lots of activities for kids too but a really fascinating intro to tropical birds.

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place very well looked after all the birds looked happy and healthy. This place is great for all ages

Thank maddisonjo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice place for family couples or friends. For children especially 👌🏻 Very good experience and great fun. Bar, ☕️ tea, coffee,cakes, food. I didn't like food :( Not expensive tickets. Plus food for birds(nuts,warms, fruits,seeds) Gift shop. Toilets Birds like to seat on hand...More

Thank Paulina L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Set in a nice location within 10 minutes from J22 M1. Walk amongst the tropical birds within several caged enclosures. Fruit and nuts van be purchased to feed the birds. There is s large area at the end of Birdland where there are 20+ Tropical...More

2  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Forget all the zoo's and looking at birds animal through windows, if you love birds then this is a must visit. Experience birds close up, we didn't want to leave and easily spent 3 hours there! It's really cheap for the experience, and I would...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit this tropical oasis where you will find free- flying birds of the rain forest. Open from March to Oct. 10am - 5.30pm. During the winter period to ensure the centre is open its best to telephone. The entrance prices are reasonable for Adults/Children, under...More

Thank alexnaturalhealt2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my three grandchildren ages 7,7 and 6. They all really enjoyed feeding the birds with the feed purchased on entry. Getting up close to the birds ( who were all well behaved!!!) was a great experience for them. This is a great 1/2...More

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tropical Birdland is well worth a half day visit to enjoy colourful birds in cages and aviaries and a short woodland walk. The site is larger than first appears and is well laid out. The highlights are birds in aviaries which will land on you,...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here as leaved near by but never had been. had heard it was expensive for what it was but was a lovely day so thought lets give it a go. went through the aviary's and the birds were very beautiful. you could feed most...More

Thank Nicholas A
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Veronica N
12 August 2017|
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Response from CarlElizabeth | Reviewed this property |
Just call them
9 July 2017|
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Response from Holidaymakergreen | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can buy bags of food at the start. Try to save some for the end though because that's where the birds are free flying and they sit on your arms and shoulders. I'd recommend you don't wear things with buttons and you... More
Saad R
2 July 2017|
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Response from Holidaymakergreen | Reviewed this property |
You can take your own food. There are picnic benches near the play area and cafe 😊