To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Add WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre to your Itinerary

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

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    616
  • Very Good
    231
  • Average
    42
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • 21kev
    Walsall, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Day out
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd April 2017
    Pleasant place to walk and see different ducks and birss from around the world but also wild birds in their habitat. Read full review
  • an0nym0us1
    England
    A fabulous day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th April 2017
    This is a fabulous day out for everyone - couples, families, young, old - there is something for everyone. We thought the entry fee was a bit pricey before we visited, but it is worth every single... Read full review
  • Brian K
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Photography Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th April 2017
    Love my camera and birds are one of my favourite subjects,travelled from Cardiff to see this wetland centre and am I so glad i did,this place is immense it was far better than I hoped for.Already... Read full review
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
Slimbridge
Gloucestershire
GL2 7BT

Tel: +44 (0)1453 891 900

Instagram feed

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)

What's Nearby

  1. Blossom Cottage @ Berkeley Castle

    A wonderful English Cottage situated in the rural countryside of Gloucestershire, a short...

    4.2 miles away
  2. Brook House

    The perfect rental for a large group of family or friends looking for a country retreat....

    4.28 miles away
  3. De Vere Tortworth Estate

    A grade II* listed Victorian mansion, Tortworth Court Hotel offers all the grandeur of an...

    7.8 miles away
  1. Thornbury Castle

    Beautiful country house hotel in 15-acre grounds located 12 miles north of Bristol

    10.31 miles away
  2. Premier Inn Bristol Alveston


    Alveston Premier Inn gives you the best of both worlds, as they are set in a lovely...

    11.58 miles away
  3. Alveston House Hotel

    Set in colourful gardens, this traditional hotel just outside Bristol has 30 modern rooms

    11.72 miles away
  4. Rock House

    Rock House serviced accommodation is a self-contained apartment with easy access to M4,...

    14.94 miles away
  5. Mercure Bristol North The Grange Hotel

    North Bristol country house hotel set in delightful grounds that offers a chance to relax...

    15.11 miles away
  6. Alderman Apartments Orchard Gate

    Quality development of one or two bedroom self contained apartments. Each of them...

    15.26 miles away
  7. DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol North (formally Hilton Bristol Hotel)

    Modern, 161-room hotel located near the M5 motorway and Aztec West Business Park

    15.3 miles away
  8. Box Hedge Farm Cottages

    Box Hedge Farm offers a perfect location for your stay with a number of newly developed...

    15.86 miles away
  9. Premier Inn Bristol East (Emersons Green)

    Premier Inn is the UK's biggest hotel chain. They guarantee clean, comfortable rooms and...

    17.25 miles away
  10. Premier Inn Bristol Cribbs Causeway

    Perfectly placed for shops, business and Bristol Zoo, the Premier Inn Hotel Bristol...

    17.58 miles away
  11. University of the West of England

    1,932 high quality, en-suite rooms available for summer vacation guests at our main...

    17.75 miles away
  12. Berwick Lodge

    Escape the hectic pace of everyday life and indulge in some well-deserved relaxation....

    17.99 miles away
  13. Fern Cottage Bed & Breakfast

    National Award Winning B&B famous for its food. Run by passionate proprietors and set in...

    18.14 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles