Cotswold Wildlife Park has a series of events – take a look at what we’ve got planned over the next few months below.
April 19th - September 1st 2019
Summer weekends – Birds of Prey Demonstrations
Some birds will swoop low over your heads and some will soar high in the sky over the Park’s beautiful grounds. See a variety of different birds from eagles to owls in these exciting demonstrations by Cotswold Falconry, which take place at 1.00pm and 3.30pm on the lawns in front of the Manor house on the following dates…
- 19th – 22nd APRIL
- 4th – 6th & 25th – 27th May
- 27th – 28th JULY
- 3rd/4th, 10th/11th, 17th/18th, 24th – 26th & 31st AUGUST
- Sunday 1st SEPTEMBER
May 25th - June 2nd 2019
CotsWild Explorer – Lemur Activity Trail
Celebrate the Park’s Lemur Week (25th May-2nd June) with the latest CotsWild Explorer Lemur activity trail for ages 6-11 year olds.
Available in the gift shop throughout May, the trail comes with a pop badge, lanyard and a pencil. Price is £2.50 (plus normal entrance price) and 10% will go to our Madagascan conservation projects.
May 25th - June 2nd 2019
Lemur Week will take place during the May half term in aid of our Madagascan conservation initiatives. We have Lemur themed competitions and board games as well as merchandise and Lemur talks held in the walkthrough enclosure. Please pop by our kiosk outside of the “Madagascar” exhibit to chat to our Keepers to learn about our conservation work in Madagascar to protect these charismatic primates.
Lemur Drawing Competition
As part of lemur Week we are holding a Lemur Drawing Competition. Draw and send us your best lemur picture, focusing on conservation. Entries should be on a single sheet of paper no larger than A4.
There are four age categories: 8 and under, 9 –13, 14 –17 and 18 and over.
The best picture in each category will win a Lemur Encounter
(date subject to availability).
Please hand them in at the Lemur Kiosk, situated in the Walled Garden during Lemur Week, or post your entries —one per person —to Lemur Week Competition, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Burford, Oxford, OX18 4JP, to arrive no later than
Sunday 9th June 2019.
June 1st - December 31st 2019
CotsWild Explorer – Endangered Animals Activity Trail
Learn all about endangered animals here at the Park with the latest CotsWild Explorer trail for 6-11 year olds. Available from the gift shop from 1st June.
This activity trail comes with a pop badge, lanyard and a pencil and costs £2.50 (plus normal entrance price) with 10% of the proceeds going to wildlife conservation.
June 9th 2019
MGs at the Park
This is Oxfordshire MG Owners Club 21st annual event at the Park and the largest gathering of MGs in the county. All classic and modern MGs are welcome. Last year attracted around 500 varied models of the historic MG motor car marque! www.oxfordshiremgoc.co.uk
August 1st - August 31st 2019
The keepers at the Park will be doing a daily talk throughout August at 2:00pm near the Rhino Paddock about these magnificent animals and the conservation work that is going on to try and protect them for future generations.