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WWT London Wetland Centre

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Nestled in a loop of the Thames, London Wetland Centre is an urban oasis for wildlife and people; a rural idyll in the heart of the capital. Voted the UK’s Favourite Nature Reserve by readers of Country file magazine, it is perfect for a relaxing...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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London Wetland Centre Queen Elizabeth Walk | Barnes, London SW13 9WT, England
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+44 20 8409 4400
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited yesterday (12 December) and were greeted by a member of staff at the entrance who provided a breakdown of highlights/sightings. As we made our way to the first hide, another member of staff advised us re sightings of the Bittern from the Headley...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mholla525842
Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely place to visit,a shame it is so expensive to get in unless you use your Tesco vouchers which help with the cost. Watched lots of coots with their babies,took some nice pictures,a very enjoyable walk around, Would like to visit more...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EMMRLONDON
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Is the only bird your kid recognises Big Bird then introduce them to Wetlands busy on school mid term but great on rainy days the ducks are all there on a wet day and kids get to splash in puddles Its very relaxing to walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carol Patricia O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just close to the most important places to visit in London you can find a green place with many birds. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CarmenSirbu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful outdoor attraction which looks after a variety of wildlife, mostly birds. The price is reasonable considering you can spend hours here walking around - plus you are supporting conservation

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank taz_bubs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very suitable for all ages and abilities with good access, hides, talks and facilities including restaurant/ cafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paperglow
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We had the most perfect wedding day. It's such a beautiful setting and the staff were incredible. I cannot recommend it enough. Everyone commented on how lovely it was. We had been here many times before we chose it as our wedding venue. We love...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katherine G
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Quite expensive at PSG 14/- but worthy and a great place for a day out. This place is good for bird watchers, nature lovers, children. A quite and calm place to spend time after few days of activities in busy London City.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Movarip
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

An interesting visit.First why is this a registered charity? I fail to understand why so many so called charities actually charge children under 16 years old,that are the future to keep the business running.So short sighted of them when they should encourage youngsters to partake...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jocelynhooton
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

An absolute must to visit. This place has it all. Easy parking, well sign posted so it's easy to find, welcoming reception, beautiful setting, reasonably priced cafe, loads to do for all ages, amazingly friendly staff and staff with loads of knowledge and passion about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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928pradeepg
11 July 2018|
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Response from Jennifer U | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Wetlands is open year round and many of the birds etc are permanent residents.
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928pradeepg
11 July 2018|
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Response from Katie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open year round - only closed for a couple of days at Christmas. Winter opening times are slightly shorter (9.30-4.30pm). If you're visiting with kids, there is an indoor play area and cafe if you get cold... More
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lavender43
25 August 2017|
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Response from Maria Z | Property representative |
Hi You can find info on how to get here on our website under Plan Your Visit. The 33, 72 and 209 buses stop at the end of the road from Hammersmith.
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