WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Tel: +44 (0)1453 891 900
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre have re-opened, subject to Government restrictions. This may include restricted opening times. Please check website and social media feeds for details of how to book.
At WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre you can have a taste of the wild, without having to get your feet muddy - unless you want to!
There’s something for everyone with amazing close-up wildlife encounters, fun events and activities - it’s no wonder they’re an award-winning day out.
Unlock the secrets of Slimbridge with their new app – Wetland Heroes. Find out more about our amazing wildlife and see how many packs you can discover on your visit. The more you explore Slimbridge, the closer you are to becoming a Wetland Hero.
Splash about at Welly Boot Land or go wild in our Riverlife outdoor play areas. Discover the world of amphibians at Toad Hall or see if you can spot all 6 species of flamingo.
Meet the nene, the world’s rarest goose at the Mission Possible exhibit. Explore a Hawaiian landscape and learn how WWT founder Sir Peter Scott brought this species back from the brink of extinction. Peek behind the scenes of our duckery and find out about the amazing work WWT does around the world to save endangered species from extinction.
Learn all about our marvellous mammals - look out for the secretive water voles and see how many cute Harvest mice you can count. Visit the Arctic Adventure experience and imagine life on the Arctic Tundra, where WWT studies wildlife including Bewick’s swans.
For those who are interesting in getting out to the wild parts of the reserve, take a walk to one of the many bird hides or explore the fully accessible Estuary Tower and take in the stunning sights of the Severn Estuary.
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.
- Find out more about our family days out
|Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
* 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
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.
Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit
- Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2021
- Regional and Miscellaneous WTTC Safe Travels 2021
- 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
- Available for wedding receptions
- Conference facilities
- Event Venue
- In countryside
- Of historic, literary or architectural interest
- Outdoor Attraction
- Village Location
Parking & Transport
- Car parking
- 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:
- Very Good338
- Tilly871Definitely worth a visitMonday, 7th June 2021Amazing place. We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at Slimbridge. Lots of parking. The canoe ride was great fun and a nice change. Nice selection of ducks, geese, swans etc....Didn't manage to see... Read full review
- Molly MTrip Type:CouplesWell worth a visitSaturday, 12th June 2021Visited this week - very well laid out, lots of things to see including chicks at various stages and some lovely areas to walk through. Interesting exhibits on birds they are trying to bring back... Read full review
- penlornlondonBird lovers paradise with one problem....Sunday, 13th June 2021Wonderful site. Lots to see. Staff friendly and helpful. BUT the catering is dire, Kingfisher Restaurant is serving take a way meals to eat in and it is very limited. The coffee was lukewarm... Read full review