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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

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 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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    667
  • Very Good
    248
  • Average
    46
  • Poor
    16
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • dgriffjones65
    Reading, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Well Presented Wetland Centre
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 4th September 2017
    The centre is well provided for with ample car parking although the ticket purchase was slightly more protracted than we would have liked. Once we started the tour around the site it became quite... Read full review
  • GreyTrippers
    Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Keep the little one's amused.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd September 2017
    Treated our grandsons (2 and 3 ) to a dat out here and was pleased we had visited. Obviously the birds were fascinating to the kids and because the birds are surrounded by people most days they allow... Read full review
  • morgan091
    Thame, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Relaxing feeding the waterfowl by hand - i was in heaven
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd September 2017
    Whenever I get stressed this is my first port of call. You can sit amongst the geese, swans, ducks, moorhens etc. and feed them by hand. They make soothing little noises as they feed. It gives you... Read full review
The Wildfowl & Wetland 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)
Not open Christmas Day

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