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New Opening Time

New Opening Time

From 1 March we will be opening at 10am

19 February 2024

Finalists - Urban Wetland Photographer of the year

Finalists - Urban Wetland Photographer of the year

Exciting News! We're thrilled to reveal the talented photographers who have made it to the final round of the Urban Wetland Photographer of the Year competition. They have captured the beauty, diversity and importance of urban wetlands through their lense

1 November 2023

Embracing London's Wetland Oasis

Embracing London's Wetland Oasis

Amidst urban living's rise among more than half of the global population, the London Wetland Centre stands as a transformational beacon—a thriving haven within a vast urban landscape.This sanctuary hosts 2,399 distinct wildlife species, forming a vibran

4 September 2023

Otterly delightful

Otterly delightful

Soak up the sunny vibes at London Wetland Centre with a summer of art, inspiration and uplifting encounters with wildlife Visitors to London Wetland Centre this summer can spy Tod and Honey, the residents' Asian small-clawed otters, as they cool down in

23 August 2023

Cape Barren geese join the flock!

Cape Barren geese join the flock!

We've got fantastic news to share with you – our wildlife collection just got even more amazing with the arrival of Cape Barrens geese! Say hello to our three new residents, a brother and two sisters, just four months old, who came all the way from our

28 July 2023

London Wetland Centre: A Captivating Dragonfly Hotspot

London Wetland Centre: A Captivating Dragonfly Hotspot

Welcome to the London Wetland Centre, now proudly designated a Dragonfly Hotspot—an extraordinary achievement in conservation. Situated amidst the vibrant city of London, our wetland sanctuary is a breathtaking mosaic of habitats that provides a haven

20 July 2023

Discover the Melodies: Explore our New Sound Garden!

Discover the Melodies: Explore our New Sound Garden!

Calling all families!! During your visit to WWT London Wetland Centre this summer, make sure you uncover the delights of our new sound garden. Located on the South Route opposite Pond Zone, this enchanting space lets you connect with nature and invites yo

19 July 2023

Generation Wild project receives Gold Award!

Generation Wild project receives Gold Award!

We're thrilled to announce that Generation Wild, our nature connection project for primary schools, has won the prestigious Gold award in the education category at this year's BIAZA awards.Generation Wild passionately engages primary school children from

4 July 2023

5 things you didn’t know about London Wetland Centre

5 things you didn’t know about London Wetland Centre

London Wetland Centre has been creating space for nature for 23 years. To celebrate our birthday, here’s five things you might not know about us… 1 We were opened by Sir David Attenborough It’s true, we were opened by the patron saint of nature

19 May 2023

23 years of making space for nature!

23 years of making space for nature!

Celebrate our anniversary with just £6.50 entry on Saturday 20 May. Over two decades ago, London Wetland Centre was created to preserve a space for nature in the face of ever-expanding urban development in London. Today we are one of the most importan

19 May 2023

Quentin Blake art draws people to London Wetland Centre

Quentin Blake art draws people to London Wetland Centre

Press Release Three seasonal trails highlighting the best of the UK’s wetland nature will be running at London Wetland Centre from 18 May until February 2024 as part of a partnership between renowned illustrator Sir Quentin Blake and the Wildfowl & Wetl

19 May 2023

5 New Installations at London Wetland Centre

5 New Installations at London Wetland Centre

Spring has officially sprung at London Wetland Centre.The first butterflies — the attractive small tortoishell and peacock — were spotted on site on March 22. At least 30 sand martins have also made their way to the centre, with many investigating the

8 April 2023

We are delighted to have won the Family attraction of the Year at the Time & Leisure Food and Culture Awards 2022/23.

We are delighted to have won the Family attraction of the Year at the Time & Leisure Food and Culture Awards 2022/23.

Over ten thousand readers of the Time & Leisure Magazine nominate and vote for all the places they love locally. The Food and Culture Awards are now in their 11th year, celebrating the very best in South West London and Surrey The annual awards honour ac

30 March 2023

Q&A with climate scientist Dr. Kimberly Huynh

Q&A with climate scientist Dr. Kimberly Huynh

World Wetland Day takes place every February, which observes the anniversary of The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, signed on 2 February 1971 to protect these vulnerable yet crucial habitats.As the UK’s largest wetlands charity, we celebrate wetlands 365

30 March 2023

This Easter We've Got a BIG Surprise for You!!

This Easter We've Got a BIG Surprise for You!!

Drumrolls, please!! Introducing our newest resident - the charismatic Magpie Goose, hailing all the way from the shores of Northern Australia!! Find out a bit more about this incredible wildlife species.These tall birds, standing at 90 cm and weighin

14 March 2023