These are the typical times, but please check out the What's On board when you arrive at the centre to find out what time the tours are running that day and where to meet up.

During school holidays we usually run extra talks too so look out for details of these on our social media channels and on the What’s On board in the Visitor Centre foyer.

Pelican talk in the Living Wetland Theatre



Come to Toad Hall and hear our expert give an insight into the world of amphibians, and their habitats. 12pm daily and 2.45pm on weekends and school holidays. Lasts approx 20 minutes. Meet in Toad Hall.

Living Wetland Theatre

Go along to one of our Wonders of Wetlands Bird Demonstrations or Meet The Trainers Talks and find out more about species including pink-backed pelican, crowned crane and magpie geese, running at 12.30pm daily, weather and staff permitting. Check at admissions on arrival to see which talks or demonstrations are running for that day. Please note they are staff and weather dependent. Meet at the Living Wetland Theatre.

Waterscapes Aviary

Come and learn all about our native wetlands with our Native Wonders talk, and learn about the characters who reside within them, in our immersive Waterscapes Aviary.

Head to the Diving Duck Tank inside the Waterscapes Aviary, 2.15pm daily. Please note talks are weather and staff permitting.

Get up-close to a variety of birds in the Waterscapes Aviary


Learn more about our pair of Asian small-clawed otters, Sam and Tilly. 11.30am and 3pm daily. Meet at the Otter Pool.

Sam and Tilly the Asian short-clawed otters, credit Amy Alsop


Scott House Museum

Step back in time as you enter the former home of WWT founder Sir Peter Scott. This home is where he championed the cause of worldwide wildlife conservation through setting up WWT and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Little has changed in his home since the 1950s. Find out more about his life as a conservationist, artist, Olympic sportsman and naval war hero.

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