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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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Nice day out

Mostly outdoors so we were glad of sunny weather. Plenty to see and a good number of birds roaming... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SarahandSte
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Leics
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Beautiful attraction

Really lovely day out with my son who's an avid birder! Loads of amazing birds and all well looked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mediapod
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Colwyn Bay, 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.
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  • Average5%
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“woodland walk” (27 reviews)
“bird food” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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The Spinneys Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicester LE9 9GN, England
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+44 1455 824603
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mostly outdoors so we were glad of sunny weather. Plenty to see and a good number of birds roaming free who will happily sit on your shoulder. Just beware they like buttons and earrings! The cafe is a good size and offers snacks and full...More

Thank SarahandSte
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really lovely day out with my son who's an avid birder! Loads of amazing birds and all well looked after.

Thank mediapod
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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Veronica N
13 August 2017|
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Response from CarlElizabeth | Reviewed this property |
Just call them
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beckieexx
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
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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 😊
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