Construction work is ongoing to replace the old footbridge to the reserve. An alternative route is available, but the Heron's Wing and Peter Scott hides will be closed until the work is complete. We apologise for any inconvenience.


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Each season brings its star species and spectacles to Llanelli Wetland Centre

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Lapwings perform breath-taking displays of aerial courtship overhead. Reedbeds burst into beautiful birdsong, with new migrant melodies adding to the chorus by the day. Secret carpets of Bluebells and Primroses wait to be discovered.

Star species: Lapwing, Shelduck, Great Crested Grebe, Spoonbill, Black-tailed Godwit, Otter, Cuckoo, Kingfisher

Out on the saltmarsh, Spoonbills start to show their impressive breeding crests.

Camouflaged Lapwings start to build their nests on the cockleshell islands our reserve team lovingly maintain.

On Deep Water Lake, look for the balletic courtship displays of the Great Crested Grebes.

Exploring the Signs of Spring in Our Wetlands

Watch as the wetlands come alive with new growth and wildlife activity, bursting into vibrant and colourful landscapes before your eyes.

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Into the wild

Find out more about the reserve and how you can view wildlife

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Now you know a bit more about what to expect, find your way here, along with other important information.

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