The London Wetland Centre offers a unique setting for a variety of private functions.

Our nature reserve with its scenic mosaic of lakes, pools and meadows are home to countless wildlife species including wetland birds, kingfishers, butterflies and damselflies.

The London Wetland centre brings the countryside to the city. You and your guests can enjoy beautiful, relaxing surroundings combined with easy access from central London and the South.

We have a variety of rooms available for private functions; our light, spacious rooms provide a ‘rural’ setting but with the convenience of a capital location.

Our services, such as catering, can be tailor-made to suit your requirements.

Water's edge room

The Water’s Edge Room, with its light and spacious interior is ideal for events with a larger number of guests. It offers dual aspect, beautiful views across the lakes and pools of the London Wetland Centre and opens out onto a wooden decked balcony providing an additional space for your guests to relax.

This room is equipped with a bar, sound system and projection equipment and is licensed until 01.00.

There is seating capacity for a maximum of 110 guests with catering options available to meet your requirements. Alternatively it accommodates 165 standing.


The Observatory offers breathtaking views of the center and is a split level space ideal for a range of events. Perfect for drinks receptions, the Observatory houses a 20m x 18m viewing window, allowing panoramic views across the reserve, where guests can watch a host of wildlife dropping in to rest and feed. Being so close to the wildlife, it is the ideal place for your guests to start their tours of the centre.


Our newest function room, this room has the largest range of usage thanks to its large, smart screens and projection equipment. This room has seating for 90 people as a whole, with a foyer reception space to the front also a large covered decking area with views over the grounds to the back.


The highly acclaimed catering is organized in-house for your convenience. With a selection of appetizing menus, from formal dinner gatherings to 'working lunches' London Wetland Centre can offer a quality and style to suit every occasion.

Complimentary services

Your guests will enjoy a number of complimentary services at the Centre including free on-site car parking. Whether your planned event is simple or elaborate, you will benefit from the personal and helpful service from all of our staff, ensuring your special event will be a huge success.

For further information please contact our functions team. Telephone: 020 8409 4400 or email: