Slimbridge Wetlands Centre
Slimbridge is home to an astounding array of wildlife including the world's largest collection of swans, geese, and ducks.
A year round programme of walks, arts, events, workshops, talks and spectacular wildlife encounters are a fantastic way for everyone to connect to their natural surroundings.Slimbridge is the vision of naturalist and artist Sir Peter Scott and holds international significance as the headquarters of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT). It is here that the world renowned experts of WWT Consulting and Species Conservation are based.Here you can visit the Crane School where young cranes are being hand reared. Take a Canoe Safari to see wildlife from a new perspective, visit the heated tropical house where birds from the tropics fly freely.
Slimbridge's reserve is a great place to see rare birds from all over the world. Take a Land Rover safari or visit one of our hides and you may see Hobby, Kingfishers, Redshank, Brown Hares, Dragonflies, wild Otters, grass snakes and wild Orchids. This spectacular reserve is also home to up to 35,000 wildfowl, in the winter.The reserve covers over 325 hectares and its wetlands have international protection including a Site of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI), a Ramsar site and a Special Protection Area.
The award winning visitor centre, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy Slimbridge. Here you can take a trip to the top of the Sloane Tower for a magnificent 360 degree view of Slimbridge and the Severn Estuary, explore the Discovery Centre where you will discover Toad Hall, enjoy wildlife inspired films in the cinema and art in the gallery.Take time to sample the home made locally sourced goodies in the Water's Edge Restaurant overlooking the Caribbean Flamingos and find the perfect gift in the WWT shop.
Child under 4 free entry - Child Ages 4-16 years
Depart for Home Approx. 17.30
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.