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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


***Due to the ongoing Covid-19 developments, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre will be closed until further notice.***

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 their 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 water voles from the canoe safari before having afternoon tea in the Kingfisher Kitchen. You can also hand feed the Nene, the rarest goose in the world!

Watch otters tuck into a tasty fish supper daily at 11.30am and 3pm and see if you can spot all six species of flamingo!

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.

To save 10% on entry book your tickets online.


  • Find out more about our family days out

Special Offers

  • Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

    The offer: This year they'll be offering a specially designed afternoon tea, exclusive to Mother's Day 2020, with three time slots available at either 12 noon, 2pm or 3.30pm – Offer valid 22 March only.

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

    Offer link: Mother's Day

  • 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 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* 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

Further Information


  • Gift Shop


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


  • 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 Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • Gavin A
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th March 2020
    A first visit and it won't be the last! So much to see and what we couldn't get to we'll experience next time. Staff were so knowledgeable and welcomed any questions we asked. Only disappointment was... Read full review
  • Ember_1974
    Brighton, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A lovely experience.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th March 2020
    Even though the weather was shocking, we were made to feel very welcome and loved seeing all the varieties of birds. The kids enjoyed feeding the birds and had a great afternoon. Read full review
  • Chris R
    Stonehouse, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Summer Attractions 2020
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th March 2020
    I've had an enjoyable visit with many of the new Attractions coming together in time for the Summer. Wetland Theatre, Peter Scott's house,Welly Land for the kids much much more. As well serious... Read full review

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