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Primary Sessions – Bird Garden

Our tours of the bird garden are led by our bird keeping team and take place outdoors.  Make sure to wear appropriate warm, waterproof clothing and suitable footwear.

Meet the Penguins*

Meet the Bird Garden’s most popular residents, and find out more about our fascinating, sun-loving penguins from Peru!

Enjoy an informative talk at the Penguin Pool, followed by a creative activity exploring the adaptations, diet and habitat of these fascinating creatures.

There is also an opportunity to watch the penguins being fed, daily at 11am.

Harewood focus: Bird Garden
Curriculum links: Science, Geography, Design Technology
1 hour workshop

*part of this session is indoors, led by our learning facilitators

£6.50 per pupil (including admission)


Meet the Birds

Take a tour of the Bird Garden with one of our keepers, and meet some of our most famous residents at Harewood.

Compare and contrast the different birds, identifying their varying colours and sizes, where they come from and what they eat.

The tour will include information on life cycles and food chains, habitats and what birds need to survive.

Harewood focus: Bird Garden
Curriculum links: Science, Geography,
45 mins tour
£6.50 per pupil (includes admission)