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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre offers families an exciting range of close wildlife encounters. From hand feeding the world’s rarest goose to spotting all 6 species of amingo, to exploring the waterways on the Canoe Safari or adventuring out to the wider reserve by 4x4 - there are many ways to experience wildlife all year round.

Throughout the year there is a programme of daily events including otter talks, amphibian talks, Scott House tours and free ying bird demonstrations. During the winter months there is also daily commentated wild bird feeds where you see hundreds of wild birds, including the beautiful Bewick’s swans, being fed on the Rushy Lake.  
Children love Welly Boot Land to splash in the stream, change the water tow or play in the fountain. There is also a play tower at River Life with a wobbly bridge and slide.
Free, extra activities are on oer during school holidays such as an Easter Duck Trail during the spring and pond dipping in the summer holidays. Slimbridge has a large free car park for visitors. There is a restaurant in the visitor centre and two kiosks in the grounds at the play areas.
In 2021 Slimbridge turned 75 and with it saw the opening on 8 exciting new immersive exhibits including the 360 seat open air Living Wetland Theatre and Waterscapes Aviary!

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:30


General Admission
Adults from: £15.00
Concession from: £12.72
Child (4-16 years) from: £8.63
Child (under 4 years): free
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GL2 7BT,

Phone number

01453 891900


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