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We're Good to Go

Posted on 06 Apr 2021

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back and have everything in place so you have the best day out.

We’ve been accredited with the ‘Good to Go’ stamp of approval, which means we are operating within government guidelines and public health guidance for managing coronavirus risk.

We’re carefully managing the number of people on site and have a booking system in place. Gates can be pushed open with hand washing stations and hand dryers available. Our toilets are open and cleaned regularly. All the gates, hand rails, benches and signage are cleaned regularly throughout the day.


When you arrive, have a chat to our friendly team who are there to answer any questions you may have and to ensure you have a fantastic day out. To limit touch points and keep you safe we’re asking everyone to pay by card where possible.

Why not arrive a little earlier and make the most of your day. Early risers will be rewarded with the glorious sounds of spring bird song. Or if you’d rather arrive later in the day, we are open until 5:00pm, last admission is at 4:00pm.

Wildlife hides and spotting

More detailed and recent government guidance, issued this week, means that hides must remain closed until 17 May at the earliest (step 3 of the roadmap). We’re working to open up or make accessible other outdoor areas rich in wildlife to let you have as many wildlife watching opportunities as possible. As soon as we have details of what’s available we’ll post them here.

Spring is an amazing time to discover wetland wildlife whether - read more about our latest sightings and our seasonal wildlife highlights for hints and tips to really make the most of your time here.


Plan your wetland adventure

Spring is a great time to visit and experience nature at its very best with 105 acres of wetland paradise to enjoy.

Play areas

Our play areas are open between 9:30 - 12:30 and 13:30 - 16:00. They're cleaned regularly, so they're safe for children to enjoy.

Eat, drink, shop

We have a selection of take away hot and cold snacks, drinks and ice creams available from our outdoor kiosk for you to enjoy on-the-go to fuel your wetland adventure. You’re also welcome to bring your own food and drink and make use of our well-spaced picnic benches to enjoy your snacks in the great outdoors.

The retail shop is open offering a gorgeous selection of gifts, fun toys, informative books and good value bird food and feeding accessories.

To limit touch points and keep you safe we’re asking everyone to pay by card where possible and in line with government guidance are asking that face masks be worn in all indoor spaces.


Book online today

To help keep everyone safe we’re carefully managing the number people who visit on any one day and are asking everyone to book in advance, so we can give you the best possible experience.

Book your visit