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Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

 
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Giffords Circus
Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

                       ... museum is WONDERFUL AND WELL WORTH A VISIT.    The motoring museum was tucked away at the side of the stream through the village.  From the front the... more »

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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: A traditional yew hedge maze but with a twist! At The Dragonfly Maze, instead of simply trying to find your way to the centre... more » Owner description: A traditional yew hedge maze but with a twist! At The Dragonfly Maze, instead of simply trying to find your way to the centre you have to find the 14 clues dotted around our pathways. Only then will you be able to discover the Golden Dragonfly hidden inside the ornate central pavilion. Great fun whether you are 5 or 75.Been to visit us before?Then ask about our extra puzzle!Do our "Village Trail" around Bourton (£1)Take a walk around our beautiful village picking up clues along the way. If you can answer our hidden question come back to us to claim your "Village Genius" sticker!PRICESAdult £3Under 12 £2.50Senior £2.50Under 4s FreeFAMILY TICKET - 2 Adults plus 2 Under 12s - £9 « less
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Ranked #4 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Birdland is a natural setting of woodland, river and gardens, which is inhabited byover 500 birds ( swans, pelicans,... more » Owner description: Birdland is a natural setting of woodland, river and gardens, which is inhabited byover 500 birds ( swans, pelicans, flamingos, hornbills, cranes, storks, cassowary, pigeons, owls and many more) with the only group of King Penguins in England, Wales and Ireland. More than 50 aviaries, open enclosures and a Desert House and you will also see a display of fish, reptiles, amphibians and insects in the Discovery Zone There is the Penguin Café, indoor and outdoor Picnic areas, an indoor and outdoor play areas, Gift Shop and much more.There are several new aviaries and more to be built which will allow for some new species of bird to be seen in the future.We have just added another 2.5 acres to the site and have developed a nature trail area called ‘Marshmouth Nature Reserve’. The area is a maze of paths and copses with marshland and ponds and views over the Windrush River that will develop over the next few years. This will be a chance for you to immerse yourself in a small area of the Cotswold countryside where you can see many species from a dragonfly to a kingfisher. We have the support of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and their early surveys have already acknowledged the presence of Otter and Water Vole on the site with over 60 species of bird recorded and hundreds of plant and insect species.The Discovery Zone offers a dry area to explain the Life Cycle of the Egg and the Life of Birds, seating and soft play area. We also have ‘Trigg Hall’ our new Conference/classroom/lecture theatre facility which will expand our educational facilities for schools, the visitor experience and small business conferences. For more details please contact us. The Encounter Zone is where visitors are able to get up close and personal with many animals from spiders and snakes to chinchillas and eagle owls.Many events planned each year including ‘Bird of Prey Encounters’, ’, ‘Meet a Keeper’ , Summer Trail, evening experiences like ‘Owl Night’, ‘Parrot Night’ and much more. Please look at our website for further details.This also includes daily Penguin Talk, Meet the Pelicans and soon Flamingo Talk.Easter and Summer Quiz trails and the Nature Reserve Warden’s Quiz and please contact us for any group and School visit requirements.Family Ticket, Season Ticket, Bird Adoption and Educational sheets.Arrange ‘Keeper for the Day’ or ‘Feed a Penguin’Newsletter ‘Pelican Notes’ « less
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Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #7 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Grade II listed 1/9th scale replica of the village of Bourton on the Water, open every day except Christmas Day.
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Ranked #8 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
Category: Specialty Shops; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #9 of 11 attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water
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Owner description: A beautiful quaint gift shop in the most visited village in the Cotswolds. We sell a huge range of distinctive gifts... more » Owner description: A beautiful quaint gift shop in the most visited village in the Cotswolds. We sell a huge range of distinctive gifts including our famous fragrance crushed volcanic rock and fragrance burners! « less
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Owner description: Clay Pigeon Shooting for novices to come and have a go in a taster session, suitable for ages 14+. We offer a session to... more » Owner description: Clay Pigeon Shooting for novices to come and have a go in a taster session, suitable for ages 14+. We offer a session to include 30 clays and cartridges each for £30pp. « less
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