pink flamingos Birdland contains over 500 species of exotic birds and waterfowl, set in natural woodlands, with a river and pleasant gardens.

Opening times: all year, Apr~Oct, daily 10am - 6pm; Nov~Mar, daily 10am - 4pm (closed Xmas). Admission Charge
Location: Rissington Rd, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2BN
Tel: 01451 820480 - Website
Facilities: cafe, shop and disabled facilities.

Cotswold Falconry Centre

Located next to Batsford Arboretum. Daily demonstrations of falconry. Also hosts a bird sanctuary where eagles, hawks and owls can be seen.

Opening times: Feb~Nov, 10.30am - 5.30pm. Admission Charge
Location: Batsford Park (near Moreton-in-Marsh) GL56 9QB - Tel: 01386 701043 - Website
Facilities: parking, cafe, shop, garden centre, disabled access and toilets.

Cotswold Farm Park

Home to around 50 breeding herds, plus many rare British sheep breeds, pigs, goats, horses and poultry. Petting zoo for children with rabbits and guinea pigs etc.

Opening times: Mar-Sep, daily. Admission Charge
Location: Near Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL545UG - Tel: 01451 850307 - Website
Facilities: parking, cafe, shop, disabled access and toilets.

Nature in Art

Nature themed museum and art gallery, set in a Georgian Mansion house.

Opening times: all year, Tue-Sun & BHs (closed Xmas). Admission Charge
Location: Wallsworth Hall, Tewkesbury Rd, Twigworth, GL29PA - Tel: 01452 731422 & 0845 4500233 - Website
Facilities: parking, cafe, restaurant, shop, disabled facilities.

National Birds of Prey Centre

Breeding and conservation centre for native birds of prey. Educational display flights during summer months.

Opening times: Feb~Oct, daily 10.30am - 5.30pm. Admission Charge
Location: Boulsdon House, Newent, Glos, GL18 1JJ - Tel: 0870 9901992 - Website
Facilities: gift shop, bookshop, picnic areas, coffee shop, children's play area, disabled facilities.

Prinknash Bird and Deer Park

black swansLarge area of lakes and parkland (near Prinknash Abbey), home to black swans, geese, waterfowl and peacocks. The dear park contains many tame fallow deer and pygmy goats.

Opening times: all year, daily 10am - 5pm (4pm in winter) (closed Xmas & Good Fri) Admission Charge
Location: Cranham (near Painswick), GL4 8EU - Tel: 01452 812727 - Website
Facilities: parking, cafe, gift shop.

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) Slimbridge

wetlandsThe world's largest collection of exotic wildfowl, where over 8,000 wild birds over-winter on the 325 hectare reserve of fields, marshes and mud flats, near the River Severn

Opening times: all year, daily from 9.30am - 5pm (4pm winter) (closed Xmas). Admission Charge
Location: Slimbridge, Gloucestershire GL2 7BT - Tel: 01453 891900 - Website
Facilities: tropical house, discovery centre, shop, restaurant. Disabled facilities, wheelchair loan, tapes for blind, hearing pads & loops.

Please note that the above information was accurate at the time this page was last updated. This information is subject to change at any time (opening times in particular), therefore if you plan on visiting any of the above attractions, please check the owner's website first or phone them for the latest details.


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