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“Great for kids”
Review of Birdworld

Birdworld
Ranked #6 of 26 things to do in Farnham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Set in 26 acres of landscaped gardens, Birdworld is one of the largest bird parks in the UK. In addition to birds from around the world, Birdworld also has an aquarium, Underwater World and the Jenny Wren farm featuring creatures great and small.During a visit there are lots of daily events including penguin feeding, animal encounters and the amazing Outdoor Flying Display (Easter- End October). Not to be missed is Penguin Beach, a fantastic walk through exhibit featuring a colony of African Penguins and new aviaries include’ Wings of Love’ the Lovebird aviary and ‘Outback Landing’ a walk through Budgie feeding exhibit.Birdworld has numerous catering outlets but also plenty of space for picnics and with two well-stocked gift shops you will find everything you need for a great day out.
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Went here with our grandson during the school summer holidays, it was very busy but there was plenty for us to see and do. The petting zoo was his favourite, handling the mice etc. He also enjoyed the aquarium.
We found the food quite expensive, but it was a day out after all.

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

To be absolutely honest the thing I most remember about my visit to BIRDWORLD was the shockingly expensive entrance fee and the very downmarket and frankly depressing shop and cafe. There are so many beautifully designed attractions these days if somewhere looks a bit tired and in need of a lick of paint or a general update IT REALLY NOTICES.
Having said that the birds were fascinating and beautiful and seemed very well looked after. Their surroundings seemed more pleasant than the human facilities so at least they prioritise the animals. There is plenty of parking lovely countryside to walk in on the doorstep and the very popular Forest Lodge garden centre next door. There is even a convenient Bus stop if you don't drive.

Thank mrsnickleby
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Visited Birdworld on many occasions with family and with children from a playground I ran.
Plenty to keep every occupied and a nice cafe to enjoy warm food and drinks when the weather
a bit cold. A good not overpriced gift shop for little ones to take home a memento. Plenty of parking on any day, with an overflow available.

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

We love going to bird world and have been many times over the year. It is quite expensive for a one off trip but the membership is good value and the kids love going back. The farm is a favourite where you can handle mice, guinea pigs and rabbits. If it is raining there isn't as much to do as the majority is outside. The food options aren't fantastically healthy, although you can go through to the garden centre cafe which offers many more options.

There event through out the day and extra attractions in summer to structure your visit around, flying shows and penguin feeding keep you entertained.

A visit for young children unless you are into your birds.

Thank Rich504171
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

Went here as we wanted a day out locally. Was quite a soggy, wet day but we enjoyed our visit. There is a huge variety of different birds there. Liked the budgie cage that you could walk through and seeing Hornbills, Emu and tiny Quail.

Owl prowl and Penguin feeding talks were both good. Also enjoyed walking round Jenny wren farm and Seashore walk. The Parrot aviary and cockatoos/cockatiels were entertaining.

Had toasted tea cake and tea in the restaurant. The other kiosks were closed but it was midweek and getting towards end of season. Also the temperate house was closed as they were getting it ready for Halloween.

Also went round Underwater world which isn't much to write home about, a short walk past some tanks but we have seen a lot worse. Nice selection of fish etc. Some very large species in one tank though. Godfrey the turtle's story was funny to read.

Maybe not the best venue if it's wet and rainy although there are some areas to shelter under. Best if you can find a voucher or bogof as it was £14.95 to get in.October is mid season. The alphabet trail is a nice idea, but not very logical. We did wonder why they couldn't find a bird for Q, when they have lots of Quail! Some of the cages seemed to need tidying but we figure this would probably be done during low season.

Thank dlenn7
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