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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

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    854
  • Very Good
    310
  • Average
    61
  • Poor
    22
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • Carolyn H
    Toronto, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Enjoyed the flamingo's particularly
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th May 2019
    Really loved watching the two different types of flamingo's. You could spend ages watching them if you wanted too. There were also a lot of birds nest in a tree with birds hopping in and out of the... Read full review
  • wingnutt57
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Loved the whole set up
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th May 2019
    Spent the whole day there on our first visit. Would certainly go back again as we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Not only is the park set out so well all the birds were in areas which were... Read full review
  • Janeen E
    East Knoyle, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A really good day out - but probably better with children!
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th May 2019
    Had a really warm welcome from helpful staff, (except we weren't given a map which would have been helpful). We were really impressed with the place and we even managed to spend about half an hour... 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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