Bourton on the Water
Birdland’s nine acre site was first established in 1957 and was sited in the centre of Bourton. It moved to its present site, a few hundred metres down the road in 1989. The current location was a trout farm and a Poplar plantation, for match-stick production, owned by Bryant & May. There are still over 150 trees which create a high canopy for the River Windrush and enclosures.
Birdland is set in woodland, river and gardens. this natural setting is inhabited by over 500 birds. Flamingos, pelicans, penguins, cranes, storks, cassowary and waterfowl can be seen on various aspects of the water habitat. Over 50 aviaries of parrots, falcons, pheasants, hornbills, toucans, touracos, pigeons, ibis and many more.The Desert House is home to the more delicate species.
Discovery Zone is an indoor educational area with Trigg Hall lecture theatre. There is also the new 2.5 acre Marshmouth Nature Reserve, inhabited by many species from otter and water vole to dragonflies and kingfishers.
Also new the Encounter Zone where you can mneet keepers with snakes, spiders, birds and much more.
Take time out to wander, relax and learn in this tranquil environment. There are large areas to picnic and watch the activities of the birds on and around the River Windrush as it meanders through the Park on it’s journey to the Thames.
ONLY GROUP OF KING PENGUINS IN ENGLAND & WALES.
NEW 2.5 ACRE Marshmouth Reserve, the indoor Discovery Zone and the Encounter Zone.
‘Feed a Penguin’ — ‘Keeper for the Day’
Children’s Birthday Parties
Reptile Awareness Days
Bird of Prey Encounter Days
Meet a Keeper Days ——– and much more.
For further information phone or go to website. www.birdland.co.uk
Price: Adult: £8.95 Children: £5.95 Senior Citizen:£7.95 Family Ticket: £28.00 (2 adults + 2 Children) Carer: £3.00 Student : £7.95 ( Student card) Groups over ten – Adults 6.50 and children 3.95 .