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Birdland Park & Gardens

Birdland Park & Gardens

Birdland Park and Gardens, in Bourton-on-the-Water, is home to one of the largest collections of exotic birds in the UK.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, the park’s magical combination of wildlife, woodland, riverside and gardens makes it the perfect day out.
Birdland cares for more than 500 birds, ranging from the UK’s only breeding colony of king penguins and awesome birds of prey to parrots, cassowaries and cranes in a mix of free-flying and aviary displays.
The park also incorporates indoor enclosures for a variety of exotic birds and other wildlife alongside a host of other features and attractions; including the dinosaur-themed Jurassic Journey.
There’s a host of fun, entertaining and informative events and activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy taking place throughout the year.
Out of Africa – celebrate the amazing biodiversity of African birdlife including Hornbills and Touracos and a colony of village weavers.

NEW FOR 2024: The Nest Cafe & Kitchen

Offers a range of meals, snacks and refreshing beverages in comfortable surroundings.
Please phone for parties, any special requirements, etc.

Talks & Feeding times at Birdland

11.00am - Penguins Feeding Display

11.30am - Flamingo Feed

12,00pm - Parrot Talk

12.30pm - Meet the Keeper

2.30pm -  Penguin Feeding Dipslay

 3.30pm - Pelican Feed

More information about Talks at Birdland and Feeding Times at Birdland

Birdland - Opening times 2024


  • Easter - October: 10am - 5pm
  • November - March: 10am - 4pm
  • Last admission one hour before closing

More information about Birdland Opening Times

Birdland - Admission charges 2024

Gate prices:

  • Adults: £12.95
  • Children: £9.50 (3 - 15 Year olds)
  • Senior Citizens: £11.95
  • Student: £10.95
  • Under 3's: Free

Book online and SAVE on the above gate prices!

Birdland Membership

A season ticket entitles the holder to Unlimited entry to Birdland for one person for one year from the date of purchase.

  • Adults: £35
  • Children: £26 (age 3 - 16)
  • Senior/Student: £33

More information about Birdland Membership

Birdland - Group visits

Special group packages are available for various groups including: Adult & Coach Parties, Youth Groups and Toddler Talks - there are also options for Hospitality & Hire as Birdland is a unique venue for all sorts of meetings and corporate days out.

More information about Group Visits at Birdland.

Birdland - Dogs policy

Dogs are allowed to all areas but must be kept on a lead at all times.

Birdland - Disabled facilities

Easy access to all areas, toilet facilities and wheel chairs available.

Where is Birdland Park & Gardens?

Birdland is situated on the Rissington Road, a pleasant 5 minute walk from the centre of the popular Cotswold town of Bourton-on-the-Water.

Birdland - Parking

A public car park is adjacent to Birdland and there is a larger car park a short distance away in Bourton village centre.

Birdland Gift Vouchers

Looking for a special gift for someone? Gift vouchers at Birdland including memberships, Penguin Feeding Experiences and Keeper for the Day.

More information about Birdland gift vouchers.

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