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Enjoy a wild summer

Posted on 09 Aug 2020

WWT Arundel Wetland Centre is welcoming visitors this summer to a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature and fun activities including the return of wetland boat safaris safari and hand feeding wildfowl from around the world.

Visitors can explore the shimmering wetlands which boast wildlife from around the world and make summer a ‘staycation’ to remember, filled with memories of outdoor fun. Get close to wildlife at 8 unique hides with their kingfisher perches, artificial nesting banks and gravel nesting islands nearby. All hides are directly on the water be it a ditch, scrape, channels or pond.

Board the Wetland Discovery boat safari for a serene, guided tour through gorgeous wetland habitats. Kingfishers, water voles and dragonflies are often spotted throughout this watery wetlands trail. Book your boat trip when you book your admission ticket through our website.

Also - don't forget to bring a 20p coin for the grain dispenser! Get nose to beak with some of Arundel’s favourite birds, for that unique hand-feeding experience that makes visiting Arundel Wetland Centre so fun. As well as feeding feathered friends, tasty refreshments for humans will be available to take-away in the café servery.

Arundel Wetland Centre has recently been accredited with the “We’re Good to Go” stamp of approval, an industry standard which has been developed in partnership with Visit England, Tourism Northern Ireland, Visit Scotland and Visit Wales.

Tim McGregor, Centre Manager, said: “We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been accredited with the "We're Good to Go" stamp of approval and all of the activities we have put in place have been designed to ensure everyone’s safety is a priority. This includes social distancing on the boat trips and a one way walking system around the site. We are limiting numbers to the site and everyone must book in advance to ensure a safe and fun day out for everyone over the summer holidays.”

WWT’s accreditation means visitors can rest assured that the conservation charity is doing everything to ensure they operate within the relevant government and public health guidance in relation to coronavirus.

The centre is open from 10am-4pm and all visitors, including members and under 4s, must book in advance. To plan a summer wetland experience and book tickets click here