British Sign Language (BSL) tours

Join deaf presenter John Wilson on this BSL tour. Discover some of the most eye-catching ducks and geese from around the globe - plus a couple of otters – as well as exploring the extensive reserve habitat whose lakes, pools and gardens are home to a huge variety of wildlife including kingfishers, sand martins, wading birds and plenty more.

There will also be plenty of time before or after the tour to watch wildlife at your own pace from one of the 6 hides.

  • Time: 11:30 am and 2:30 pm (Duration 90 min per tour)
  • Meeting Point: Courtyard Pagoda
  • Price: Tours are free to attend but must be pre-booked.

Please be aware that normal admission charges apply; if you are not a WWT member, you will need to purchase an admissions ticket to the Centre.

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John Wilson was born deaf. He is a freelance consultant working in the field of Deaf Arts and British Sign Language, with a wide range of experience as a deaf arts practitioner, a theatre and television actor, a creative signer, and a director of numerous productions.

Directions to the centre:

WWT London Wetland Centre is easily accessible by private and public transport and is close to both Barnes and Barnes Bridge rail stations.

Buses from Barnes rail station, Putney Bridge, and Hammersmith tube stations stop at the Red Lion Pub on Castlenau, which is just a 5-minute walk to the Centre. (33, 419, 533)

Our address is Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT.
For detailed information please access our plan your visit page here or for public transport please visit

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