The play area (climbing frame area, not the woods or swamp) will be temporarily closed for a short period as we are installing a new Play Tower- we apologise for any inconvenience.

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WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre is an ideal venue for children's birthday parties. Everyone can enjoy a unique party full of fun and fascination in the great outdoors!

We have three dedicated party options to choose from:

Duckling Hunt party (4-6yrs)

Everyone can get up close to nature, feeding our amazing collection of colourful birds and playing our duckling related game.

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What's included?

  • 1 hour guided. ½ hour bird feed and ½ hour duckling hunt game.
  • Room hire included for two hours.
  • Bring your own food.
  • Max number of 25 children and minimum of 10.
  • All day access to WWT Castle Espie.
  • £10 per child and accompanying adults get in free.

Wildlife Detectives party (6-11yrs)

Discover the world of wildlife around you as you go mini-beast hunting and pond dipping.

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What's included?

  • 1 hour guided. ½ hour pond dipping and ½ hour mini-beast hunting.
  • Room hire included for two hours.
  • Bring your own food.
  • Max number of 15 children and minimum of 10.
  • All day access to WWT Castle Espie.
  • £12 per child and accompanying adults get in free.

Wild in the Woods (7-11yrs+)

Build your own den and enjoy lunch around the campfire in our new and exclusive woodland habitat.

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What's included?

  • 2 hour guided. ½ hr build a den, ½ hr woodland badge, ½ hr light a fire, ½ hr supervised food/time around fire.
  • Room hire not included.
  • Bring your own food.
  • Max number of 12 children and minimum of 10.
  • All day access to WWT Castle Espie.
  • £12.95 per child and accompanying adults get in free.

Please contact John McCullough (Learning Manager) at john.mccullough@wwt.org.uk to find out more and book a party.

Party bags available for all parties contact Kirsty Collins (Retail, Admissions and Membership Manager) at kirsty.collins@wwt.org.uk for details.