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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

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 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    784
  • Very Good
    287
  • Average
    55
  • Poor
    18
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • Sophie K
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great morning out.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th August 2018
    My husband and I visited as we were in the area and I remembered going as a child. The car park was almost full, but it didn’t seem busy inside as there is so much to see. We enjoyed exploring all... Read full review
  • Borris122
    Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely Sunday!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th August 2018
    Great Place for a wander amongst the wildlife, birds, plants and ponds. Canoe round the waterways, have fun with the others and feed the birds. Plenty of places to sit, bring a picnic or buy... Read full review
  • lilybeandavis
    Trip Type:
    Family
    One of the best family days out we've ever had
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 18th August 2018
    A a mother, when we plan a day out I always check Trip Advisor to see what we can expect on our family outting. I was honestly a bit put off reading some of the recent reviews on here about the... 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 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* 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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