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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

Accessibility

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

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

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

Key Features

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

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

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 Groups

Video

  • Find out more about our family days out

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    839
  • Very Good
    306
  • Average
    60
  • Poor
    21
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • jadring
    Southport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good day out
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th March 2019
    Unfortunately when we went the weather wasn't very good but we still had a good walk around. The views from the observation tower were good and you could see across the River Severn. Well worth a... Read full review
  • Tortrekker
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Big site with plenty to see and photograph
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th March 2019
    I went with three photographer friends and spent a whole day. The weather was bright and sunny - not especially good for photography - but the place is fascinating with a wide variety of birds in... Read full review
  • brianaduke
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Visit to Slimbridge
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th March 2019
    This really is an excellent day out. It is expensive if you are not a WWT member. But my wife and I are members, we are retired, but it only costs under £4 a month for the 2 of us. We go several... Read full review
The Wildfowl & Wetland Trust
Slimbridge
Gloucestershire
GL2 7BT

Tel: +44 (0)1453 891 900

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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)
Not open Christmas Day

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