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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

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 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.

They also 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.

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  • Find out more about our family days out

Special Offers

  • 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 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

Further Information

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    903
  • Very Good
    325
  • Average
    66
  • Poor
    22
  • Terrible
    10

Recent Reviews:

  • Y9138EYdavidb
    Presteigne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Fab new attraction.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st November 2019
    I have reviewed Slimbridge before but I would like to update anyone to the new Estuary tower.Opened last weekend this tower replaces the Holden tower.This mega hide is built on two levels.With an all... Read full review
  • Sootysma
    Trip Type:
    Family
    First time for granddad for over 30 years
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 24th November 2019
    Immediately understood why this place is such a favourite. A great range of lovely common and rare birds and so well organised. Read full review
  • felineluckypunk
    Linton, United Kingdom
    Attractive birds
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
    A really good day out. It's a bit expensive but our 17 month old enjoyed as did we - had he been older we would have probably stayed longer than 3 hrs. Loads of birds to see in a natural habitat... Read full review

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