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Toad Patrol!

Toad Patrol!

Prowling Mill Road at night, protecting the small and vulnerable - its Arundel Wetland Centre's Toad Patrol!Milder, damp weather from late January to early March signals to common toads that it's migration time in Sussex. Sadly, this can put them in dang

31 January 2024

National Nest Box week is Feb 14-21

National Nest Box week is Feb 14-21

Love birds? National Nest Box week starts on Valentine’s Day, 14 Feb and runs through Feb 21.Show your garden birds some love by putting up a new nest box in any outdoor space you have! Attracting birds to your green space is an easy way to connect wit

23 January 2024

Caring for our birds in winter

Caring for our birds in winter

Arundel Wetland Centre has 8 wildlife hides overlooking lagoons and ponds full of UK wildlife. We are also home to 30 species of ducks and geese from around world. With the recent cold weather and more forecast, we often get asked how we care for our bird

11 January 2024

Winter working on the Reserve

Winter working on the Reserve

Our Reserve team are even busier in winter managing habitats for breeding birds in springtime.

11 January 2024

Wetlands for wellbeing

Wetlands for wellbeing

Spending time in nature, especially around water, has been shown to reduce stress, enhance mood and reduce negative thoughts. Research by the Mental Health Foundation reports 65% of people say that being near water is their favourite part of nature and

24 December 2023

WWT Arundel wins a Silver Award for Accessible & Inclusive Tourism

WWT Arundel wins a Silver Award for Accessible & Inclusive Tourism

WWT Arundel Wetland Centre are very proud to have won the Silver Award for Accessible & Inclusive Tourism at the Beautiful South Tourism Awards! These prestigious awards that celebrate the outstanding achievements of tourism businesses and experiences acr

13 December 2023

Record number of Sand martin nests at Arundel Wetland Centre

Record number of Sand martin nests at Arundel Wetland Centre

A record 17 sand martin nests were found in the left wing of the special nesting banks built into the Sand Martin hide during the annual checks at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre on Thurs 30 November. WWT Arundel’s Reserve team has only been able to chec

9 December 2023

Wander to watch wetland wildlife this winter

Wander to watch wetland wildlife this winter

Winter is a magical time of year to be at our wetlands. A sense of peace and tranquillity settles over the landscape and our watery spaces become gentler, relaxing places that encourage moments of stillness. Be inspired by our wild side…. and plan ti

8 December 2023

Holiday hours in December

Holiday hours in December

Arundel Wetland Centre is open every day in December, except for Christmas Day, to allow visitors to enjoy vibrant family days out or peaceful moments, away from the hustle and bustle, this holiday season.For Christmas Eve Sun 24 Dec we are closing at bit

1 December 2023

Late night Christmas Shopping event

Late night Christmas Shopping event

Our WWT shop and cafe are open until 8 pm on Dec 8 for relaxed Christmas shopping with lots of sustainable, nature inspired gifts to choose from.

27 November 2023

Marsh Harrier roost at Arundel

Marsh Harrier roost at Arundel

In the late afternoons, from late October through February, marsh harriers arrive to roost in the reedbeds at Arundel Wetland Centre. Last year Our Reserve Team counted up to ten marsh harriers arriving to stay overnight in the SSSI reedbed. The best spot

22 October 2023

Wildlife, well being and art competition for adults this autumn

Wildlife, well being and art competition for adults this autumn

Autumn is a natural time of change and reflection. Nature’s palette shifts and migrating birds pass through on journeys south or arrive to stay the winter. Give yourself some quiet time to be still with nature - you may be rewarded with the flash of

20 September 2023

Let WWT and the art of Sir Quentin Blake inspire an autumn of wetland adventure

Let WWT and the art of Sir Quentin Blake inspire an autumn of wetland adventure

Autumn is upon us in all its glory, bringing with it new wildlife, new landscapes and new creative events to enjoy at Arundel Wetland Centre. “Visitors will be walking with me, and I like to think of myself walking with them. I shan’t mind if I get

18 September 2023

eek! Week and more this October half term

eek! Week and more this October half term

Calling all young eek!splorers…. Our fantastic, fun, wildlife learning eek!sperience for all the family is back! Explore our spooky wetlands this October half term, if you dare, from Sat 22 – Sun 29 Oct. Pick up a trail card and discover an interac

13 September 2023

Flock Together visit WWT Arundel

Flock Together visit WWT Arundel

Birdwatching and nature collective Flock Together visited WWT Arundel Wetland Centre in West Sussex on Sunday 3 September for a field trip which took place under bright blue skies and late summer sunshine. Flock Together members were joined by WWT amba

5 September 2023