WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

The Wildfowl & Wetland Trust, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT

Tel: +44 (0)1453 891 900

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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre have re-opened, subject to Government restrictions. This may include restricted opening times. Please check website and social media feeds for details of how to book.

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

There’s something for everyone with amazing close-up wildlife encounters, fun events and activities - it’s no wonder they’re an award-winning day out.

Unlock the secrets of Slimbridge with their new app – Wetland Heroes. Find out more about our amazing wildlife and see how many packs you can discover on your visit. The more you explore Slimbridge, the closer you are to becoming a Wetland Hero.

Splash about at Welly Boot Land or go wild in our Riverlife outdoor play areas. Discover the world of amphibians at Toad Hall or see if you can spot all 6 species of flamingo.

Meet the nene, the world’s rarest goose at the Mission Possible exhibit. Explore a Hawaiian landscape and learn how WWT founder Sir Peter Scott brought this species back from the brink of extinction. Peek behind the scenes of our duckery and find out about the amazing work WWT does around the world to save endangered species from extinction.

Learn all about our marvellous mammals - look out for the secretive water voles and see how many cute Harvest mice you can count. Visit the Arctic Adventure experience and imagine life on the Arctic Tundra, where WWT studies wildlife including Bewick’s swans.  

For those who are interesting in getting out to the wild parts of the reserve, take a walk to one of the many bird hides or explore the fully accessible Estuary Tower and take in the stunning sights of the Severn Estuary.

They have special events every school holidays for families to get even closer to nature. Also, they have seasonal events such as the Wild Safaris in the summer and the spectacular Wild Bird Feeds in the winter.

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  • Find out more about our family days out

Special Offers

  • Save 10% by booking online

    The offer: Buy your Slimbridge Wetland Centre admission tickets online today and save 10%.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre website.

    Offer link: Things to do

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* 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

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Further Information

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

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      936
    • Very Good
      338
    • Average
      69
    • Poor
      28
    • Terrible
      13

    Recent Reviews:

    • Tilly871
      Definitely worth a visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 7th June 2021
      Amazing place. We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at Slimbridge. Lots of parking. The canoe ride was great fun and a nice change. Nice selection of ducks, geese, swans etc....Didn't manage to see... Read full review
    • Molly M
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Well worth a visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 12th June 2021
      Visited this week - very well laid out, lots of things to see including chicks at various stages and some lovely areas to walk through. Interesting exhibits on birds they are trying to bring back... Read full review
    • penlorn
      london
      Bird lovers paradise with one problem....
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th June 2021
      Wonderful site. Lots to see. Staff friendly and helpful. BUT the catering is dire, Kingfisher Restaurant is serving take a way meals to eat in and it is very limited. The coffee was lukewarm... Read full review

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