Exploring done, your next stop has to be our tranquil Water’s Edge Café for a delicious bite to eat with views of kingfishers and water voles, followed by some retail therapy in our treat-filled shop. Best of all, every penny you spend supports conservation.

Water’s Edge Café

Stunning views, delicious food. Serving between 9:30am and 4pm daily. Hot meals served between 12-2 pm.

Our big-windowed modern Water’s Edge Café comes with gorgeous views of our Arun Riverlife lagoon. There’s space for everyone – friends, families, groups – and freshly prepared hot and cold food to tickle all taste buds. Grab a coffee and cake or sit-down with a meal – this is hearty, wholesome refreshment, open all day long.

WWT gift shop

A wildlife treasure trove. Bursting with gorgeous gifts, toys and souvenirs, as well as the latest wildlife books, outdoor accessories, and wildlife-watching essentials. Open all day long, with an expert team on hand to answer questions. Find the WWT shop in the admissions area.

InFocus Optics Sales Days

Keith from In Focus Optics visits our centre twice each month with brand new and second-hand wildlife-watching equipment that you can try before you buy. There are scopes, binoculars, eyepieces, tripods, digiscoping kits, and accessories from top manufacturers, including Opticron, Zeiss, Nikon, Swarovski, Steiner and Delta. A percentage of all In Focus sales goes to directly support the work of WWT. See our events pages for dates of upcoming Infocus Optics Sales Days.