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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
    702
  • Very Good
    258
  • Average
    46
  • Poor
    16
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • Yarns_11
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Puddle jumping joy
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th February 2018
    Had an amazing time with our 3 year old and 5 year old. Despite an overcast day lots to keep young children entertained. Great activities throughout for the centre, colouring activities, soft play... Read full review
  • y w
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Busy half term
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th February 2018
    Members and regular visitors but exceptionally busy on a Monday. Not enough capacity in the restaurant, queues, and only just got a seat so a bit noisy and crowded for us. Everywhere seemed busy... Read full review
  • GandC_UK
    Moira, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    We always need 2 days to see everything
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th February 2018
    We had 2 contrasting days, cold and sunny followed by warmer and wet but the birds put on a great performance. We ticked off another 20 birds for a our 200 bird challenge ,only counting the wild... 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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