Discover winter textures, sounds and smells with your senses. Find plants and animals conserving energy as part of their life-cycle and spot migratory birds re-fuelling after their incredible journeys to seek food and warmth for the winter.

Book a visit today and enjoy our winter package for schools, all included in your admission price:*

  • A full day's entry to one of our wetland nature reserve
  • A winter-themed guided learning session outdoors
  • Free familiarisation visits for group leaders to help you plan your day
  • Access to our pre-visit learning resources, to help learners get the most out of their day
  • Safety information to help you complete your risk assessment
  • Bag storage, lunch areas, coach parking and access to our adventure play-areas and gift shops

Free entry for schools eligible for our Free School Visits Scheme. Click here to find out more XXXXXXXX

Explore the world around us this winter

Book an outdoor learning session

This winter we recommend How and why do birds migrate? and What lives in a wetland? A chance for learners to uncover the incredible journeys of migratory birds, why they travel such distances and discover the plants and animals that live in wetlands during winter.

Contact your local centre to find out more about our sessions


Read our swan diary

Thousands of swans will soon begin their spring migration, including Bewick's Swans who'll fly all the way back to arctic Russia from WWT Slimbridge in Gloucestershire.

Follow what they're up to with our swan diary.

Click here to read our Bewick's Swan diary


Watch our live wetland webcam 

From your classroom, use our webcam to spot some amazing wetland wildlife.

Click here to watch our wetland webcam