By pledging to make an annual gift of £500 or more, the WWT Patrons give us the means and confidence to carry out activities which are absolutely crucial to our conservation work.

WWT has been working for more than seventy years to save wetlands for some of our planet’s most amazing wildlife. With 3000 hectares of wild wetland in our care, we're now the UK's foremost wetland conservation charity.

Throughout this time, the continued support of our donors has been vital. Whether it's creating wetlands, doing science, or influencing others, there's so much that we need to do.

What your support will do

WWT Patrons help each wetland reserve and conservation project make the highest possible impact for nature. Your support will fund:

  • Scientific research to study species and habitat management techniques
  • Creation of amazing experiences and learning opportunies at our wetland centres to inspire the next generation
  • Work with policymakers to ensure the future of wetlands are protected

Benefits to becoming a WWT Patron

WWT Patrons enjoy a closer relationship with their charity. To recognise the contribution you're making, there are a number of ways we'll say thank you.

You'll receive invitations to special events around our centres, and exclusive updates about our conservation activities. You'll meet key WWT conservationists, have unique access to our reserves, and enjoy experiences available only to WWT Patrons.

How do I join?

To become a Patron, please complete our WWT Patrons gift form making a donation of at least £500. Thank you.

For more information please contact us on 01453 891162 or by email.

Current WWT Patrons

Our WWT Patrons are listed below. We are immensely grateful to them for supporting our work.

Ian and Jane Anderson
Michèle Bailey and Ian Davis
Dr John and Mrs Sarah Barney
Anthony and Alison Blackwell
Martin Blakey
Simon and Elaine Brown
Dr Jane Bradbury and Dr Michael Clark
Val Coney and Taff Jones
Peter Day
Hannah Dolding
Melanie Fleischmann
Tony Gale
Edward Giles
Annie and John Harris
Andrew Harrison
Joan Harvey
Anne Hawkins

Mr and Mrs J J Howes
Adam Huttly
Dr and Mrs E Lambert
Mr and Mrs Ben Lundie
Rosemary Mason and Palle Uhd Jepson
Judy Matthews
Roger Miller
Claudine Pendry
David and Gillian Prichard
Keith Roper
Rosemary Sharpe
John Stevenson
Rupert Stocks
Hazel Trapnell
Mo and Ron Warren
Anthony Wassell
Tom Wilde

Already a patron?

If you're already a WWT Patron you can log in to exclusive web area here