You will find everything you need at Birdworld to make your day as relaxing and comfortable as possible. Staff are located throughout the site and we are all pleased to help and direct you with what ever you need.

Play Areas.

There are play areas throughout the grounds. These are generally located next to seating areas, so you can relax while the younger members of your group can let off steam. In addition you may enjoy getting lost the Willow Maze (seasonal opening) and Willow Trail in Woodland walk.

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Facilities for Disabled Visitors

Birdworld is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. The site has flat and level paths throughout with plenty of resting places.

Wheelchairs – Birdworld has wheelchairs available for use. These are provided free of charge although a returnable deposit is required. To guarantee use, it is advisable to book a wheelchair in advance on 01420 22140.

Car Parking
 – On arrival you will find designated spaces for disabled badge holders

Toilets – There are disabled toilet facilities throughout Birdworld, all of which are clearly marked on our easy to follow 3D map, which you receive upon arrival.


Assistance Dogs – Registered assistance dogs are welcome at Birdworld. Please click here for full details.

The Grounds
 – Flat level paths ensure easy access around the entire site. Due to the extensive amount of gardens, there is plenty of accessible seating and picnic areas for all of our visitors. Take some time to sit and enjoy the surroundings!

Forest Lodge Garden Centre – Easy access to the garden centre is available via “The Link” footpath. As with the bird park all areas are level and there are further disabled facility toilets and parking.



Facilities for Younger Visitors

There are baby-changing facilities available at all of our toilet locations throughout the site. You are welcome to heat baby food in the main restaurant where you will find a visitor own use microwave.
All paths are flat and level making Birdworld ideal for prams and pushchairs. Alternatively push-along cars are available to hire on the day. Please note that for the safety and comfort of other visitors, scooters and bikes are not permitted in the grounds.

Parking Facilities

Birdworld has plenty of parking spaces available for whenever you visit. There are also numerous spaces reserved for disabled visitors, which are all, located adjacent to the main entrance. Bicycles can be securely chained to a metal rack which is located next to the main entrance.

Visitors with Dogs

To minimise biosecurity issues, dogs are not permitted into the park (with the exception of assistance dogs). Please do not leave dogs in cars during your visit to Birdworld.