Create some magical memories this half-term and treat the family to an adventure at The London Wetland Centre. Enjoy a fun and creative outdoor experience, meet a stunning array of thriving wildlife, and tackle a range of special hands-on activities.
Children and family events this half-term:
Give your young adventurers the chance to finally create their imaginary, culinary concoctions. The Mud Kitchen is a free-play activity that provides a healthy dollop of mud, pots & pans, and all the utensils they need to cook up a muddy cuisine classic.
Time: From 10 am to 4 pm
Location: World Wetlands - by the living willow
Free, turn-up activity.
Be ready for any wilderness adventure in this 1.5-hour pre-booked, fun and educational workshop. Learn how to build a secret den, safely light a fire, and tie the right knot in any survival situation. Round off the event by toasting some delicious marshmallows around the camp fire.
Time: 11 am and 2 pm
Meeting Point: World Wetlands - Lodge
Suitable for 7+ years old
Price: £5 per child, plus paid admission to the Centre. Booking Essential
Track freshly-made animal footprints and explore the nocturnal habits of the wetlands’ mammal life. Learn how we record the different species of mammals, whilst setting real-life tunnels and discovering who’s been out and about during the night.
Time: 10:30 am, 12:00 noon and 2:30 pm
Location: Pond Zone Canopy
Free, turn-up activity. Limited capacity - first-come, first-serve.
You’ve learnt how to track footprints and build dens, now it’s time to become an expert navigator. In this self-guided activity, you’ll get to hone your map reading skills and guide yourself around the centre, being sure to pick up the clues along the way.
Self-led activity, collect your map at admissions desk