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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Family Bird Watching

About

At WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre you can have a taste of the wild, without having to get your feet muddy - unless you want to!

“Get up close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and the largest collection of amphibians in the UK, set in the tranquil surroundings of our nature reserve".

“There’s something for all the family 364 days a year, head to the hides to see some amazing wildlife, splash in the outdoor water play area, or relax and spot watervoles from the canoe safari before having afternoon tea. You can also hand feed the rarest goose in the world!"

They have special events every school holidays for families to get even closer to nature.

They also have seasonal events such as the Land Rover Safaris in the summer and the spectacular Wild Bird Feeds in the winter.

To save 10% on entry book your tickets online at www.wwt.org.uk/slimbridge

Extras

Other

  • Gift Shop

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On Bus Route

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Video

  • Find out more about our family days out

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    607
  • Very Good
    224
  • Average
    41
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • David A
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Mid-March visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th March 2017
    This has been on my list of places to visit since I was a child (I'm now 59!) and it certainly did not disappoint! Sir Peter Scott founded something magical here, and we had a great time. We are... Read full review
  • rice80
    Bristol
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Nice Day
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th March 2017
    Went in winter. Nice walk around the centre seeing the birds and other animals. The walk ways are nicely laid out. Toilets are a little spread out for young kids. Several areas closed early. 4pm... Read full review
  • anne g
    Southport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely way to spend a few hours
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th March 2017
    A wide variety of birds plus and enclosure of beavers. Plenty to see and lovely for both adults and children. Very accessible for me on a scooter. There was only a watch tower which the scooter... Read full review
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Slimbridge
Gloucestershire
GL2 7BT

Tel: +44 (0)1453 891 900

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Winter (November to March)
9.30am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm)
Summer (April to October)
9.30am to 5.30pm (last admission 4.30pm)

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